Isle of Wight elections

This is the central point to find all coverage of Isle of Wight elections – be they at National; County; Town; or Parish level.

We cover the build up to the elections and provide our renowned Live, as it happens, reporting from election counts.

Confirmed: Brexit Party pull their Isle of Wight candidate from General Election (updated)

Peter Wiltshire

Mr Farage told the audience in Hartlepool his decision was made in order to "prevent another referendum"

Monday, 11th November, 2019 3:21pm

By Sally Perry with 13 readers' comments

Carl Feeney: If I become MP ‘probable’ hung parliament ‘will want my vote’

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Carl Feeney has announced he'll be standing as a candidate in the general election and gives an insight into the issues he'll be campaigning on

Sunday, 10th November, 2019 11:27am

By Sally Perry with 15 readers' comments

Here’s what Isle of Wight General Election candidates think about the LibDem/Green alliance

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Candidates for The Brexit Party, Conservatives, Labour and the independent candidate share their views on the LibDem/Green alliance for the 2019 General Election

Friday, 8th November, 2019 5:42pm

By Sally Perry with 18 readers' comments

Make sure you are registered to vote in the General Election

Clare Shand, Geoff Underwood and Clive Joynes standing outside county hall with the writ

Details within of how to check whether you are registered to vote and how to sign up if you are not. Don't leave it too late, the deadline is Tuesday 26 November

Friday, 8th November, 2019 10:32am

By IW Council Press Office with one comment

Green Party confirms Isle of Wight Lib Dem PPC stands aside for Green candidate, Lowthion (updated)

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The news reported by OnTheWight at the weekend has been confirmed today in a national announcement. The Lib Dem candidate will be standing aside for the Green Party

Thursday, 7th November, 2019 10:09am

By Sally Perry with 16 readers' comments

Seely tells OnTheWight ‘certainly no proof’ of Russian election interference, but has ideas for the future

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Former Isle of Wight MP, Bob Seely, said there is "certainly no proof" of political interference by Russia, but has ideas of how to stop it happening in the future

Wednesday, 6th November, 2019 5:44pm

By Sally Perry with 8 readers' comments

Previous UKIP candidate not running in order to support Brexit Party runner

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Former UKIP candidate says the "Brexit Voice" has been "lacking" from Isle of Wight MP Bob Seely, and so he'll be supporting The Brexit Party

Wednesday, 6th November, 2019 4:45pm

By Sally Perry with 2 readers' comments

Green Party candidate from Copeland asked Isle of Wight Labour to do vote swap

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A Green Party candidate in Copeland asked Island Labour candidate to vote Green on the Island saying he'd vote Labour in Copeland if they agreed

Wednesday, 6th November, 2019 11:40am

By Sally Perry with 14 readers' comments

Isle of Wight councillor to stand as Independent candidate in the General Election

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This Isle of Wight councillor has announced that he'll be standing in the General Election on 12th December

Wednesday, 6th November, 2019 10:58am

By Sally Perry with 11 readers' comments

Isle of Wight Labour announce new candidate for 2019 General Election

Richard Quigley

Known to many for his voluntary work, Isle of Wight Labour announce their candidate for the General Election

Wednesday, 6th November, 2019 8:32am

By Sally Perry with 23 readers' comments

Lib Dems claim ‘I’m not standing’ email was ‘corrected’? Errr, here’s what they actually wrote to members

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Today the LibDem candidate told CP that "incorrect information" was given to members in his "I'm not standing" email, but claims it was, "corrected shortly afterwards". OnTheWight has the email and can find no 'corrections'. You can read it too - see if you agree

Monday, 4th November, 2019 5:52pm

By Sally Perry with 11 readers' comments

Isle of Wight LibDem election candidate to stand aside in Green Alliance pact, letter reveals (Updated)

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An email sent out by the IW Lib Dems last night to members revealed that their candidate, Nick Stuart, will be standing aside, in an electoral alliance with the Greens. Here’s the full text

Saturday, 2nd November, 2019 10:22am

By Sally Perry with 36 readers' comments