Candidates revealed for Chesterfield by-election

Going to the polls
Going to the polls

Four candidates will contest the by-election which will be held in Chesterfield’s Moor ward on Thursday, October 4.

The by-election, which was called following the death of Labour councillor Keith Brown in July, will see a councillor chosen to represent Moor ward on Chesterfield Borough Council.

The candidates nominated are: Ron Mihaly (Labour); Gordon Franklin Partington (Conservative); Tony Rogers (Liberal Democrat); Barry Thompson (UKIP).

Residents already registered to vote can vote in the election.

Anyone not already registered will need to register by midnight on Tuesday, September 18.

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Labour councillor Kate Caulfield will continue to represent Moor ward on the council.