Candidates announced for Islington by-elections
By poppy_smith | Sunday, March 03, 2013, 09:53
Eleven candidates will contest the two Islington ward by-elections on 21 March 2013.
Two vacancies have arisen following the resignation of Arthur Graves (Independent) in Junction ward, and Jessica Asato (Labour) in St George's ward.
There are 9,215 voters registered in St George's ward, and 8,996 in Junction ward.
Residents entitled to vote will be sent polling cards.
Unregistered voters must submit an application with the Electoral Registration Officer at Islington Town Hall by midnight on 6 March. The deadline for new postal vote applications and changes to proxy votes is 5pm on the same day.
* Junction Ward by-election candidates:
Mick Holloway - Green Party
Stefan Antoni Kasprzyk - Liberal Democrat Party
Kaya Makarau-Schwartz - Labour Party
Bill Martin - Socialist Party (GB)
Patricia Jane Napier - Conservative Party
Gary Townsend - British National Party
* St George's Ward by-election candidates: Walter George Barfoot - British National Party
Kat Fletcher - Labour Party
Julian Gregory - Liberal Democrat Party
Jon Robert Nott - Green Party
Evan James Williams - Conservative Party
Anyone who lives in one of the two by-election wards who has a question about voting, can check www.islington.gov.uk/votingor call the Elections Team on 020 7527 3110.