Four other people have declined to become the new Liberal Democrat candidate for Canterbury, instead throwing support behind Rosie Duffield.
French-born Ben Chapelard is ideally suited to fight for Remain with the Liberal Democrats.
The fight for Kent's most marginal seat took a dramatic twist when the Lib Dem candidate pulled out to boost Labour's Rosie Duffield.
An MEP says she has been left "heartbroken" by Nigel Farage's decision not to field candidates in every UK seat.
Nigel Farage is adamant the Brexit Party will be standing in Kent's most marginal seat "come what may".
Organisation wants politicians to sign up during General Election campaign.
Nigel Farage's announcement to not field 600 candidates was a surprise to our political editor.
The Tories have revealed their candidate in a seat where Brexit is set to take centre stage.
The Brexit Party will only contest one seat in the county at the election in a major climbdown by leader Nigel Farage.
Another candidate for a Kent constituency has been announced ahead of next month's General Election.
A businessman has become the seventh person to announce he is standing for election in Sittingbourne and Sheppey.
Charlie Elphicke has stood down as candidate for his Kent constituency and his wife Natalie will contest the seat at December's general election.
The two big parties have almost outdone each other in making mistakes at the start of the election campaign, says our political expert.