Voters ready to choose new councillor in Sheffield by-election

A polling station at Southey Library.
A polling station at Southey Library.
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Sheffield voters will choose a new councillor tomorrow.

Residents in the Southey ward will go to the polls on Thursday to choose a replacement for Labour's Leigh Bramall, who stepped down in March.

The former deputy leader has taken a job at communications agency Counter Context.

The seven candidates for his old seat are:

Philip Brown (Liberal Democrats)

Mike Chaplin (Labour)

Andrew Hards (Green Party)

Carol Keen (Women's Equality Party)

Dave Ogle (Ukip)

Jason Southcott (Conservatives)

Jim Warrender (The Yorkshire Party)

People will be able to vote from 7am, providing they were registered by April 13. Visit www.sheffield.gov.uk for a list of polling stations.

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