Whiston Town Council By-election This Thursday

By on Monday, October 14, 2019

[Update, 18 October 2019: Marianne Burke-Thompson has been elected, holding the seat for the Green Party, with 481 votes to David Williams’s 449.]

A town council seat in Whiston South will be contested in a by-election this Thursday, 17 October.

The position became vacant after the resignation of sitting councillor Trisha Jones, who was elected in May, when Whiston Town Council became 100-percent Green.

The Greens will face Labour in the polls, with Marianne Burke-Thompson standing against former Labour town and borough councillor David Williams.

Polls are open from 7am to 10pm on Thursday 17 October at the following polling stations:

  • Halsnead Primary School, L35 3TX
  • St Nicholas’ Church, L35 3SG
  • George Howard Community Centre, L35 3SR
  • The Acorn Centre, L35 2YW

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