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Eight candidates announced for Cambridge seat

News release from 15/11/2019

Eight candidates have put themselves forward to be the next MP for Cambridge when electors head to the polls on Thursday 12 December to vote in the General Election.

The eight candidates are:

Election candidates
Candidate Description
Caddick, Jeremy Green Party Candidate
Cantrill, Rod Liberal Democrats
Dawe, Peter The Brexit Party
Garrett, Keith Rebooting Democracy
Hurley, Miles Independent
Perrin, Russell The Conservative Party Candidate
Robins, Jane Social Democratic Party
Zeichner, Daniel Labour Party

Antoinette Jackson, Acting Returning Officer for the election in Cambridge, said, “Please remember that if you are not already registered to vote you need to do so before midnight on Tuesday 26 November.

“Registering to vote is quick and easy and means you can have your say on who represents Cambridge in Parliament.”

Residents are reminded that the deadlines for 12 December are as follows:

  • Register to vote before midnight on Tuesday 26 November:
    • British, Irish and qualifying Commonwealth citizens can vote in UK Parliamentary elections
    • Register online at, and have your national insurance (NI) number to hand. You can register if you don’t have a NI number, but your application will take longer and you will need to provide formal identification, e.g. a passport or driving licence.
  • Apply for a postal vote, or cancel an existing one, by 5pm on Tuesday 26 November
  • Apply for a proxy vote by 5pm on Wednesday 4 December
  • Postal and proxy application forms can be downloaded from

Polling stations will be open across the city from 7am to 10 pm on Thursday 12 December, with the result expected in the early hours of Friday morning.