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General Election 2019: The Newark and Bingham election candidates had their say on why they are deserving of your votes



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The General Election is almost upon us and on Thursday, the country goes to the polls.

Candidates aiming to represent the constituency of Newark and Bingham in Parliament went head-to-head at the Advertiser’s hustings.

The candidates ­at the hustings, held at Magnus Church of England Academy, Newark — were James Baggaley (Labour) Robert Jenrick (Conservative) David Watts (Lib Dem) and Jay Henderson (Green).

THE CANDIDATES ­at the hustings, from left to right: Jay Henderson (Green), David Watts (Lib Dem), James Baggaley (Labour) and Robert Jenrick (Conservative) with Advertiser reporter Abigail Hunt (centre) as the adjudicator.
THE CANDIDATES ­at the hustings, from left to right: Jay Henderson (Green), David Watts (Lib Dem), James Baggaley (Labour) and Robert Jenrick (Conservative) with Advertiser reporter Abigail Hunt (centre) as the adjudicator.

At the beginning of the event, each candidate gave a brief outline as to why the electorate should vote for them, which you watch below.

Jay Henderson (Green) was first to make his pitch:

David Watts (Lib Dem) then gave this introduction:

James Baggaley (Labour) then outlined the case for Labour:

Robert Jenrick then made the case for the Conservatives:

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