Bob Russell reselected for Colchester

sir-bob-russell-mp-in-the-commons-smallSir Bob Russell, MP for Colchester, has been unanimously re-selected in a ballot of Colchester Liberal Democrats.

Sir Bob was elected to the Commons in 1997, and re-elected in 2001, 2005 and 2010, each time with an increased majority. In 2010, he commanded a majority of nearly 7,000 over the Conservatives.

He told the East Anglian Daily Times that  he wants to “quash rumours” that he will be standing down and has announced that he will be seeking re-election in 2015.

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  • David Evans 5th Oct '13 - 5:18pm

    Excellent News. Another one in the bag.

  • George Kendall 5th Oct '13 - 10:32pm

    Excellent. The “Sage of Colchester” is an excellent MP, and the next parliament will be the brighter for the presence of his waistcoats 🙂

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