Candidates gearing up for decisive St Albans by-election
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There’s just one week left until the district council by-election which sees two seats up for grabs in the same ward.
Heidi Allen (pictured) and Seema Kennedy, both of Marshalswick South, resigned last year to become parliamentary candidates.
Their resignation has left the ward with a single councillor to represent it.
Cllrs Allen and Kennedy resigned after they had been selected as Tory prospective parliamentary candidates for South Ribble and South East Cambs respectively.
Cllr Kennedy resigned just 40 days after being elected as a councillor last May while Cllr Allen, who was elected in 2012, resigned in October.
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Polling will open at 7am on Thursday (29) and all three main parties together with UKIP and the Greens are contesting the vacancies.
If the Conservatives lose just one of their two seats, they will no longer be the largest party in the council chamber.
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