New Coventry election date announced after death of candidate

A Coventry City Council election which had to be cancelled after a candidate died will take place next month. Voters in Radford will go to the polls to elect a councillor on Thursday June 20, the council confirmed today (May 7).

The contest had been due to take place last Thursday, May 2 along with other local elections across the city. But it was called off days before the polls after the death of Trade Unionist and Socialist Coalition (TUSC) candidate Dave Anderson.

People living in the area who are registered to vote will get a poll card after May 16, next week. The deadline to register to vote in this by-election is June 4.

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