Lead Green candidates announced for May local elections in Braintree District (Saturday 2nd February 2019)
Exactly 3 months ahead of the local elections to be held on Thursday 2nd May, Witham and Braintree Green Party is announcing its lead candidates for the Braintree District Council elections as:
James Abbott and Bob Wright - Silver End and Cressing ward (which includes Rivenhall)
Michelle Weeks - Witham North ward
There will also be Green candidates in the majority of other wards in the district.
There are 49 district councillors in Braintree District of which 40 are currently Conservative.
All the district seats are up for election on 2nd May, along with all seats for parish councils.
James Abbott lives in Rivenhall and has been a Braintree District Councillor for nearly 20 years and an Essex County Councillor for nearly 6 years.
Bob Wright lives in Rivenhall and was a Braintree District Councillor from 2011 to 2015. He is seeking to regain his seat.
Michelle Weeks lives in Witham and has stood for the Greens many times in Witham North ward. In a by-election in 2016 Michelle secured 25% of the vote in the ward.
Regular updates (with photos) on the local Green election campaign can be found on the James Abbott facebook page.
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