Bridgwater and West Somerset Liberal Democrats have announced their candidates for the 2019 Sedgemoor District Council and Somerset West and Taunton Council elections.
At the last elections in 2015 the Liberal Democrats gained a Sedgemoor District Council seat in the Bridgwater and West Somerset constituency for the first time since 2000.
In West Somerset, the Liberal Democrats have won three by-elections since the start of 2017. The Liberal Democrat Group on West Somerset Council is now the largest it has ever been and the party is hoping for a strong showing at the West Somerset end of the new Somerset West and Taunton Council.
Across the Bridgwater and West Somerset constituency, the Liberal Democrats are fielding 26 candidates – the highest number for many years.
A full list of Liberal Democrat candidates is below.
Sedgemoor District Council:
Bridgwater Dunwear – Lorna King
Bridgwater Eastover – Toran Shaw
Bridgwater Fairfax – Sarah Baker and Adrian Nickolls
Bridgwater Westover – Roland Lee and Antony Nickolls
Bridgwater Wyndham – Peter Johnstone and Dean Waghorn
Cannington and Wembdon – Janice Beasley
Kings Isle – Mike Senior
Knoll – Tony Gore and Mae Pleydell-Pearce
North Petherton – Bill Revans and Gary Wong
Puriton and Woolavington – James Ashby
Somerset West and Taunton Council:
Alcombe - Nicole Hawkins
Exmoor – Sue Levigne
Minehead Central – Andy Kingston-James and Jill Dillamore
Minehead North – Glynis Harrison-Poole
Old Cleeve and District – Marcus Kravis and Peter Pilkington
Periton and Woodcombe – Benet Allen
Porlock and District – Scilla Barney
South Quantock – Mike Rigby
Watchet and Williton – James Russell
Wilveliscombe and District – Danny Clark-Lowes