Election 2015

May’s general election promises to be the most open and exciting in years with the major parties struggling to convince us that we should vote for them. The rise of smaller parties means the race to Number 10 is wide open and voters in our region will play a crucial role in deciding who governs us for the next five years.

The Hunts Post's election section is where you’ll find all the latest news from the campaign trail, candidate profiles and voting guides. We’ll keep you up-to-date with everything you need to know for the 2015 election.

Election news

Next month’s General Election could be the most tightly fought in decades and last Thursday (April 16) night an audience of voters at Huntingdonshire Regional College were given the opportunity to find out what the prospective parliamentary candidates for the Huntingdon seat will be offering should they be selected.

Prime Minister David Cameron (left) and Mayor of London Boris Johnson with 3 year old Stephanie during a General Election campaign visit to Advantage Children's Day Nursery in Surbiton, Surrey. Photo: Chris Radburn/PA Wire

David Cameron is launching the Conservatives’ first English manifesto, with a promise of changes to ensure that English MPs have the final say on income tax rates in England.

Labour Party leader Ed Miliband has a selfie taken as he meets Labour supporters in Ipswich yesterday. Photo: Stefan Rousseau/PA Wire

Labour is accusing the Conservatives of planning the biggest spending cuts in any of the world’s advanced economies as the parties again prepare to trade blows on the economy.

Huntingdon Gymnastics Club Extension and Refurbishment Opening Ceremony, Sir John Major.

In his first foray into the general election campaign, former Huntingdon MP Sir John Major has spoken out against the threat of a Labour-SNP pact to secure power, saying it will lead to economic disaster, higher taxes and job losses.

Liberal Democrat Leader Nick Clegg at a news conference in London where he announced his party's plans for the public sector. Photo: Steve Parsons/PA Wire

Millions of teachers, nurses, police officers and other public sector workers will be spared further pay cuts under Liberal Democrat plans set out by Nick Clegg as he promised there was “light at the end of the tunnel” after years of austerity.

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How to vote

Tuesday, March 24, 2015
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Election Polling Stations

Monday, March 23, 2015
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Hunts Post Election 2015

Candidates

A14 Campaign with MP Jonathan Djanogly

Conservative Party candidate

Lord Toby Jug, unveiling the Eccentic Party's new deputy party leader, Brenda the Fender, a bass guitar, in St Ives, with (back l-r) Minister for Didgeridoo's Peter Bernie, Minister in Waiting Mick White, Minister for Beards Lord Bungle, Minister of Ovine Theology Joshua Francis,

Eccentric Party of Great Britain candidate

Nik Johnson

Labour Party candidate

Rod Cantrill

Liberal Democrat Party candidate

Green party candidate Tom Maclennan, from Alconbury,

Green Party candidate