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Council by-election to take place next week in Clacton
6:00pm Wednesday 18th September 2013 in News
VOTERS will be heading to the poll next week to elect a councillor for a vacant seat in Clacton.
The St James Ward seat has been left vacant following the death of Conservative Tendring councillor Gill Downing in July.
The 87-year-old, who was also a former chairman of the Clacton Conservative Association, had represented the ward for 14 years.
The five candidates are Dave Bolton for the Labour Party, Amanda Peters for the Liberal Democrats, Susan Shearing for the UK Independence Party (UKIP), Mark Stephenson for Tendring First and Andy Wood for the Conservative Party.
Tendring Council said voters should be aware that the designated polling station has changed.
The polling station will be at the West Cliff Theatre, in Tower Road, Clacton, and will be open from 7am until 10pm on Thursday, September 26.