ELECTION: Last chance for Longbridge Ward residents to vote in Barking by-election

PUBLISHED: 15:30 09 May 2013 | UPDATED: 15:42 09 May 2013

Polls close at 10pm tonight for the Longbridge Ward by-election

Polls close at 10pm tonight for the Longbridge Ward by-election


Residents in Longbridge Ward have until 10pm today to cast their vote for a new face to represent them on the council.

Voters in the Barking by-election can vote at any of the three polling stations comprising Manor Junior School in Sandringham Road, Lovelace Gardens Community Hall in Lovelace Gardens and Faircross Community Association Hall in Hulse Avenue.

Candidates from the Conservative, BNP, Labour, Liberal Democrat and Ukip parties are all represented in the by-election.

The Longbridge Ward seat on the majority Labour Barking and Dagenham Council was opened for election following the sudden death at 65 of respected former Mayor Cllr Nirmal Singh Gill earlier this year.

The ward in Barking is home to 8,185 eligible voters. Only one candidate will be chosen, and the votes will be counted tonight at the Dagenham Civic Centre.

Click our related links to the right of this article to read the Post’s exclusive interviews with each candidate.

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