Nineteen candidates battle for three Brighton and Hove seats at general election

Posted On 14 Nov 2019 at 6:22 pm

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.

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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

  1. Christopher Hawtree Reply

    Interesting to see Bob Dobbs appear. Wasn’t he a maverick candidate in 2001?

  2. bradly Reply

    “Bob” Dobbs = The Church of the SubGenius = son of Smith and Hubbard

  3. bradly Reply

    “Bob” Dobbs = (Address in Lewes
    constituency)

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