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The East Devon Conservatives have begun the process of selecting who will replace Sir Hugo Swire as their candidate in the next general election.

Independent parliamentary candidate Claire Wright says she 'stands ready' to fight in a general election after East Devon MP Sir Hugo Swire announced he would not be standing.

Prospective Independent parliamentary candidate Claire Wright said she is ready for a general election, but it could be her last shot at the seat.

Registered voters are set to go to the polls on Thursday (May 23) to decide who sit in the European Parliament - but why vote?

The mere existence of the forthcoming European elections will be anathema to many but, notwithstanding a very dramatic twist in the Brexit saga, the polls will open once again on Thursday, May 23.

Prime Minister Theresa May should resign 'sooner rather than later'.

A bride and groom, with all their guests, turned up to Exmouth Town Hall on Saturday only to find the room they thought they had booked, was being used for the town and parish council election count.

The 2019 local election results for town and parish councils in East Devon will be announced over the course of today (Saturday).

Prime Minister Theresa May's resignation 'could well be on the cards', Devon MP Neil Parish has said.

Former Conservative will now represent the Trinity Ward as an independent

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We will be bringing you the General Election results LIVE from the East Devon election counts - plus you can join in with your reaction and see how the political picture emerges nationally. Join us through Thursday night and Friday morning for the election latest.

Polling stations in East Devon and Tiverton and Honiton open at 7am for the General Election - you have until 10pm to cast your vote.

With less than a week to go before the nation goes to the polls, we've summarised some of the key points since the snap election was announced by Theresa May on April 18.

More than 30 billboards promoting General Election candidates in Sidmouth have been reported as 'stolen'.

Conservative Parliamentary candidate for East Devon Sir Hugo Swire has defended his decision not to attend all-party hustings events during the General Election campaign.

The results of yesterday's (Thursday) Sidmouth Town Council by-election have been announced.

Two residents are vying to fill a vacancy on Sidmouth Town Council - Matt Booth and Deirdre Hounsom.

A review in to how May's elections were run has identified failings in the way East Devon's returning officer handled issues with postal voting.

The 'first phase' of key historical background documents, relating to East Devon District Council's (EDDC) controversial relcation project, have been published online today (Friday).

Campaigners have called for staff to 'consider their positions' after East Devon District Council (EDDC) blew £11,000 of tax-payers' cash in a failed secrecy row.

The results of the Sidmouth Town Council election are in and three more new faces are among the representatives.

A popular candidate - who secured nearly a quarter of the vote in the race for East Devon's parliamentary seat - has thanked her supporters.

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