In the next month 21 seats will short-list their wannabe Lib Dem MPs

by Stephen Tall on February 9, 2014

Lib Dems winning hereHere’s the full list of selection contests in the coming month available for Lib Dems on the approved parliamentary candidates’ list, together with the closing date for applications. They include five of the seats on the party’s top 50 target list: Edinburgh South, York Outer (following Nick Emmerson’s withdrawal), Devon West and Torridge, Bristol North West, and Chelmsford.

The following seats have selections in progress and are currently advertising for candidates:

    Chorley, 11th February
    Bexhill and Battle, 14th February
    Edinburgh South, 14th February
    South Norfolk, 14th February
    Broadland, 17th February
    Selby & Ainsty, 17th February
    York Outer, 17th February
    Epsom and Ewell, 21st February
    Torridge & West Devon, 21st February
    Eltham, 22nd February
    Erith and Thamesmead, 22nd February
    Greenwich and Woolwich, 22nd February
    Arundel & South Downs, 24th February
    Daventry, 24th February
    Mid Sussex, 24th February
    East Devon, 7th March
    Bristol East, 14th March
    Bristol North West, 14th March
    Bristol South, 14th March
    Exeter, 14th March
    Chelmsford, 21st March

Further information, including Returning Officer contact details, can be found on the Lib Dem members’ website: and then once you have logged in by following the links: Our Party > Selection Adverts – Latest News. Note you will need to register online and login in order to access the advert webpage.

* Stephen Tall is Co-Editor of Liberal Democrat Voice, and editor of the 2013 publication, The Coalition and Beyond: Liberal Reforms for the Decade Ahead. He is also a Research Associate for the liberal think-tank CentreForum and writes at his own site, The Collected Stephen Tall.

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