A by-election will be held in the Taunton North electoral division next week following the recent resignation of Somerset County Councillor Claire Gordon.
The polling stations will be open on Thursday 7 May – the same day as the General, District and Town and Parish Council Elections.
The candidates standing in the by-election are as follows:
Michael John Adkins – Conservative
Robert Bainbridge – UK Independence Party (UKIP)
Alan William Debenham – Green Party
Barrie Hall – Liberal Democrats
Libby Lisgo – Labour
Cllr Gordon was a County Councillor for 22 years, representing Taunton North for 18 years, and resigned on grounds of ill health.
For further details about Somerset County Council elections, please click here.