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City council leader Paul James will seek re-election in May local elections

By citizenmike  |  Posted: January 04, 2014

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City council leader Paul James

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City council leader Paul James has confirmed he intends to stand for election again in May.

The Conservative councillor for Longlevens has announced his plans to seek re-election in the May 22 local elections.

In 2010, Mr James was elected with 54 per cent of the vote – and 2,958 votes for his name compared to 1,686 for Liberal Democrat candidate Jayna Tyler, who had a 31 per cent share of the vote.

Next year 15 city council seats will be up for grabs out of the 36 in total. All 15 wards in the city will be contested.

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Mr James’ deputy leader Jennie Dallimore (C, Podsmead) also announced recently that she is seeking re-election in 2014.

On the same day, the European parliamentary elections will be held.

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  • Lecorche  |  January 11 2014, 2:21PM

    Vote "None of the Above" and regain freedom.

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  • MrGarnet  |  January 08 2014, 6:19PM

    Ditto.Vote UKIP!

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  • Bobby95  |  January 04 2014, 9:58PM

    Vote UKIP!

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  • The_Selector  |  January 03 2014, 11:57AM

    Of course he is standing again, what else is he going to do with himself?

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  • Salvo2304  |  December 24 2013, 9:43PM

    Nope!

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