UKIP re-selects Nick Smith to stand for Lincoln MP

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The Lincoln UKIP group has selected Nick Smith to stand for the city MP seat in the general election on June 8.

Nick is a local candidate who lives in the constituency and has previously stood in the 2005, 2010 and 2015 general elections in Lincoln.

In the 2010 election Nick received 1,004 (2.2%) votes, which shot up to 5,721 (12.2%) votes in 2015, taking the third spot ahead of Liberal Democrats’ Ross Pepper (now standing in Sleaford and North Hykeham) who received only 1,992 (4.3%) votes.

The Conservatives re-selected Karl McCartney to stand on June 8, while the Lib Dems and Labour have yet to choose their candidate.

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