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Who is standing in December’s General Election in Bristol’s four constituencies?

By martin booth, Tuesday Oct 29, 2019

With a General Election now all but certain to take place on December 12 2019, we already know a few of the candidates whose names will be on the ballot papers.

On Tuesday evening, MPs voted in favour of an election by 438 to 20; with the bill that seeks to implement a December 12 vote now having to pass through the House of Lords.

Expect more hopefuls to announce their candidacy in the coming weeks. But for now, these are the people who are standing in Bristol’s four parliamentary constituencies.

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Bristol East
Conan Connolly, Green
Nicholas Coombes, Lib Dem
Kerry McCarthy, Labour

Kerry McCarthy has been MP for Bristol Eat since 2005

Bristol North West
Chris Coleman, Lib Dem
Darren Jones, Labour
Heather Mack, Green
Mark Weston, Conservative

Darren Jones swept to victory in Bristol North West in 2017

Bristol South
Andrew Brown, Lib Dem
Tony Dyer, Green
Karin Smyth, Labour

Tony Dyer stood as the Green Party’s mayoral candidate in 2016 when he won exactly 10,000 first preference votes

Bristol West
James Cox, Lib Dem
Thangam Debbonaire, Labour
Carla Denyer, Green

Read more: Bristol West is the UK constituency with most people signing viral petition

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