Posted: Mon 7th Aug 2023

Six candidates named for Caerphilly County Borough Council by-election in Penmaen ward following death of Labour councillor.

news.wales / newyddion.cymru
This article is old - Published: Monday, Aug 7th, 2023

Six candidates will contest a Caerphilly County Borough Council by-election at the end of the month.
Nominations for the Penmaen ward by-election closed on August 3, with the candidates named alphabetically as: ‌​‌​‌​​​‍‌​‌​​‌‌‌‍‌​‌‌​​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌‌​​

Elizabeth Davies (Labour)
George Edwards-Etheridge (Independent)
Jonathan David Errington (Liberal Democrats)
Clayton Francis Jones (Gwlad)
Imogen Martin (Conservative)
Andrew Short (Plaid Cymru) ‌​‌​‌​​​‍‌​‌​​‌‌‌‍‌​‌‌​​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌‌​​

The by-election will be held on Thursday August 31.
It follows the death of Labour councillor, Jim Sadler, at the age of 71 in May. Cllr Sadler won a Penmaen ward seat in the 2022 local elections.
New polling cards have been issued to some voters in the area after it emerged the incorrect polling day appeared on the original documents. ‌​‌​‌​​​‍‌​‌​​‌‌‌‍‌​‌‌​​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌‌​​

Note to editors: Links to previous story ‘CAERPHILLY: New polling cards after error’ published on LDR dashboard 04/08/2023 @ 12:54 ‌​‌​‌​​​‍‌​‌​​‌‌‌‍‌​‌‌​​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌‌​​



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