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General election 2019: who are the Preston and South Ribble candidates?

Posted on - 15th November, 2019 - 12:00pm | Author - | Posted in - Politics, Preston News
The Harris has been used as a polling station at previous elections Pic: Tony Worrall
The Harris has been used as a polling station at previous elections Pic: Tony Worrall

The General Election takes place on Thursday December 12. Here is a list of candidates standing for MP.

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Because Preston is a large authority, for the General Election, some parts of Preston vote in different authorities.

Residents in parts of Ingol and Cottam Ward and the Lea and Larches Ward vote in Fylde Constituency.

Some residents in the following wards vote in the Wyre and Preston North Constituency:

  • Cadley
  • Garrison
  • Greyfriars
  • Preston Rural East
  • Preston Rural North
  • Ribbleton
  • Sharoe Green wards

If you are unsure which constituency your address falls under, please check the New Ward Boundary Maps.R

Preston candidates

Labour

Mark Hendrick

Liberal Democrats

Neil Darby

Conservative

Michele Dawn Scott

Brexit Party

Rob Sheratt

The Green Party

Michael John Welton

Fylde candidates

The Green Party

Gina Dowding

Independent

Andy Higgins

Liberal Democrats

Mark George Jewell

Conservative

Mark Andrew Menzies

Labour

Martin Mitchell

Wyre and Preston North Candidates

Labour

Joanne Lyndsey Ainscough

The Green Party

Ruth Norbury

Liberal Democrats

John James Potter

Independent

David Richard Ragozzino

Conservative

Ben Wallace

South Ribble Candidates

Labour

Kim Snape

Conservative

Katherine Fletcher

Liberal Democrats

Jo Barton

The Green Party

Andrew Fewings

Read more: News from Blog Preston

Important information

To be eligible to vote in the general election you must be registered to vote.

The last day to register in time is Tuesday November 26.

If you wish to use a postal vote, you must apply by 5pm on Tuesday November 26.

The closing date for a proxy vote is Wednesday December 4 at 5pm.

Are you ready for the General Election? Let us know in the comments section.

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