Three candidates for Fishwick by-election

Posted on - 10th September, 2009 - 7:40pm | Author - | Posted in - Politics

Fishwick ParkA by-election is to be held in the Fishwick ward, Preston, to decide who will be the new councillor.


The by-election was called after the retirement of Councillor Harold Parker and there are approximately 3,800 potential voters in the ward.

Three candidates have put themselves forward and will be campaigning for Fishwick resident’s votes up to polling day on Thursday 1st October 2009.

The three candidates are:

  1. Luke Bosman (13 Gaythorne Avenue, Preston, Lancs, PR1 5SY) Liberal Democrats
  2. Jennifer Mein (23 Highfield Drive, Fulwood, Preston, PR2 9SD) Labour
  3. Sharon Riley (48 Gaythorne Ave, Preston, PR1 5TA) Conservative

To be eligible to vote in this election you need to have registered by Wednesday 16th September. If you want someone else to vote on your behalf (vote by proxy) you need to have registered by Wednesday 23rd September.

To register to vote you need to complete a voter registration form. If you are struggling contact Electoral Services on or call 01772 906908

If you’re a resident of Fishwick and have a question for any of the candidates, leave a comment below or email as we’ll be trying to interview all three candidates ahead of the election.

Image above is of Fishwick Park. Image credit to Tony Worrall.

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