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Why 65,000 Sheffielders Won't Back Cameron

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As nominations close and voters start to decide who they will be supporting LabourSheffield discovers that 65,000 Sheffielders won’t be backing David Cameron on 22 May.

Because they haven’t got a Conservative candidate to vote for.

 

The Tories are fielding 23 candidates – leaving 5 wards with no Tory representative.

 

Labour’s Campaign Organiser, Tony Slatcher said, ‘All agents dread having problems with the nomination process – but leaving over 15% of the electorate with no-one to support is another thing.

 

Either the Tories have actively given up even the pretence of representing the voters of Britain’s Northern cities – or they have been faced with a complete organisational collapse beyond their control. Neither explanation is good news for the Tories.'

 

Some of the seats cover areas that have had Tory councillors in the past – and two are in Nick Clegg’s Sheffield Hallam Constituency.

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commented 2014-04-28 22:02:50 +0100
Great that Labour give every Sheffielder wherever they live in our City the chance to comment on our performance at the ballot box

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