Nineteen candidates battle for three Brighton and Hove seats at general election
Nineteen candidates have put themselves forward for the three seats in Brighton and Hove at the general election next month.
Five politicians will battle it out in Brighton Kemptown, including three current or former members of Brighton and Hove City Council.
Seven candidates have entered the fray in Brighton Pavilion, including a member of the Monster Raving Loony Party.
In Hove there are also seven candidates, with another Monster Raving Loony on the ballot paper on Thursday 12 December.
The full list of candidates and parties is below.
Oddschecker, the betting odds comparison website, has Labour as the favourite in Brighton Kemptown where Lloyd Russell-Moyle won the seat from the Conservatives two years ago.
The Green Party is the runaway favourite in Brighton Pavilion where Caroline Lucas won the seat from Labour in 2010 and held it in 2015 and 2017 – each time with a bigger majority.
Labour is also the favourite in Hove where Peter Kyle won the seat in 2015 with a majority of 1,236. In 2017 his majority went up to 18,757.
The candidates in Brighton Kemptown are
Graham Cushway – Brexit Party
Joe Miller – Conservative
Alexandra Phillips – Green
Lloyd Russell-Moyle – Labour
Ben Thomas – Liberal Democrat
The candidates in Brighton Pavilion are
Bob Dobbs – Independent
Nigel Furness – UK Independence Party (UKIP)
Emma Hogan – Conservative
Adam Imanpour – Labour
Caroline Lucas – Green
Richard Milton – Brexit Party
Citizen Skwith – Monster Raving Loony Party
The candidates in Hove are
Beatrice Bass – Liberal Democrat
Dame Dixon – Monster Raving Loony Party
Angela Hancock – Brexit Party
Peter Kyle – Labour
Robert Nemeth – Conservative
Charlotte Sabel – Independent
Ollie Sykes – Green
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Interesting to see Bob Dobbs appear. Wasn’t he a maverick candidate in 2001?
“Bob” Dobbs = The Church of the SubGenius = son of Smith and Hubbard
“Bob” Dobbs = (Address in Lewes