Be among the first to find out how NE Cambs is faring through our General Election coverage

PUBLISHED: 17:36 05 May 2010 | UPDATED: 09:38 02 June 2010

NE CAMBS voters have started visiting polling stations across Fenland to elect a successor to Malcolm Moss as MP – and you can be among the first to learn the result through our website.

NE CAMBS voters have started visiting polling stations across Fenland to elect a successor to Malcolm Moss as MP - and you can be among the first to learn the result through our website.

A team of Cambs Times and Wisbech Standard journalists will be working through election night to bring you comment, news, photos and opinion as the counting in NE Cambs gets under way.

We'll be both at the count in Wisbech and out and about in other parts of Cambridgeshire to keep you posted as to how the election is faring in your part of the world.

You can follow the news from NE Cambs online in updated coverage throughout the night on both our websites.

You can also comment on the election results, too, and feed into our coverage through our CoverItLive micro site where Twitter comments, too, will find a home.

It promises to be one of the most exciting elections in decades and our reporters will also be keeping a watching brief on the national picture as the three main parties head for the finishing line.

Our web coverage begins as the polls close at 10pm and we'll be regularly updating our sites through till the early hours.

Candidates for NE Cambs are:

Conservative Steve Barclay will be hoping to follow in the footsteps of popular, long-serving MP Malcolm Moss, who has retired from Parliament. Mr Barclay, 37, works as head of anti-money laundering and financial crime prevention for a high street bank.

UK Independence Party candidate Robin Talbot is a 36-year-old single man from Wittering, who works as a tanker driver. "I am delighted that the North East Cambridgeshire Association has selected me as the PPC as I am particularly interested in local affairs and would like to see some fresh thinking on key issues affecting local people," he said.

Labour's Peter Roberts is the youngest candidate standing for the North East Cambridgeshire seat. Aged 27, he lives at Little Downham with his partner, and works for the University of Cambridge after studying social and political science at Bath University, the LSE and finally Cambridge.

Liberal Democrat Lorna Spenceley is a seasoned local politician with 20 years as a councillor under her belt. She says her party would bring change and fairness to the Fens .

Independent through and through, Littleport businesswoman Debra Jordan is a well-known campaigner on local issues. As an active member of the local community, she most recently spearheaded the fight to retain the rural paramedic emergency service.

BNP candidate Susan Clapp's pet hate is people who are cruel to animals, while her interests include martial arts and Coronation Street. Born in Poplar, East London, she currently lives in Epping Forest .

English Democrat candidate Graham Murphy is a Peterborough councillor and former Cabinet boss.


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