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Brexit Party contends only one seat in county

11 November 2019
Brexit Party contends only one seat in county

The Brexit Party will only contest one seat in the county at the election in a major climbdown by leader Nigel Farage.

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Wife steps in to contest husband's former seat

08 November 2019
Wife steps in to contest husband's former seat

Charlie Elphicke has stood down as candidate for his Kent constituency and his wife Natalie will contest the seat at December's general election.

Bumpy start for Labour and Tories

08 November 2019
Bumpy start for Labour and Tories

The two big parties have almost outdone each other in making mistakes at the start of the election campaign, says our political expert.

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'Remain alliance' formed for Kent seat

07 November 2019
'Remain alliance' formed for Kent seat

The Green Party is standing aside in a Kent seat as part of a pact with another party.

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Not the best start for Tory campaign

07 November 2019
Not the best start for Tory campaign

With government dissolved the campaigning has officially begun.

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Election campaign formally underway

06 November 2019
Election campaign formally underway

Boris Johnson has visited the Queen to formally get the election campaign underway.

Swinson defends contesting Labour seat

06 November 2019
Swinson defends contesting Labour seat

The leader of the Liberal Democrats has defended the party's decision to field a candidate against the county's only Labour seat.

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Brexit party candidate quits

05 November 2019
Brexit party candidate quits

Nigel Farage's general election strategy has prompted a candidate to quit the party in protest.

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Candidates revealed for safe seat

04 November 2019
Candidates revealed for safe seat

The candidates for a safe Tory seat currently held by the former Defence Secretary have been revealed.

Is this the count? Oh no it isn't!

04 November 2019
Is this the count? Oh no it isn't!

Two Kent councils have been forced to move their counts because of pantomime season.

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NHS a big part of election campaigns

04 November 2019
NHS a big part of election campaigns

Hospital bosses have asked for the NHS not to be used as political football, but with questions over a new hospital in the county, is it possible?

Farage won't stand in election

03 November 2019
Farage won't stand in election

Brexit Party leader Nigel Farage has ruled out standing in next month's general election.

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Backlash at Lib Dem candidate decision

02 November 2019
Backlash at Lib Dem candidate decision

The Liberal Democrat's decision to contest Kent's most marginal seat has been criticised by some of the party's own supporters.

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Kent's top Brexit stories

01 November 2019
Kent's top Brexit stories

Music, opinion polls, and political pacts were among the Brexit stories affecting the county this week.

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Lib Dem election candidate revealed

01 November 2019
Lib Dem election candidate revealed

Following rumours they may not stand a candidate in a Kent constituency, the Lib Dems have now revealed their candidate for next month's election.

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Brexit party might step aside in General Election

01 November 2019
Brexit party might step aside in General Election

Ahead of the manifesto launch, the Brexit Party is expected not to field candidates in some areas.

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Candidates get tactical

31 October 2019
Candidates get tactical

The Liberal Democrats and the Brexit Party have already hinted at making pacts to get the result at the General Election they want.

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Parties prepare for Christmas poll

30 October 2019
Parties prepare for Christmas poll

Manifestos and mine pies - will the parties deliver what voters want?

'We can win without students'

30 October 2019
'We can win without students'

The chairman of a Labour group has downplayed the impact of students on the up coming vote.

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Kent in the spotlight again as country goes to the polls

29 October 2019
Kent in the spotlight again as country goes to the polls

As the country prepares to go the polls on December 12, our political editor Paul Francis assesses each party's chances in Kent and Medway.

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