The next major election is the General Election on 7 May 2015
Two parliamentary constituencies cover Camden, and we have selected candidates for both seats.
Natalie Bennett is the Green candidate for Holborn and St Pancras
Natalie has been the Green Party Leader since 2012 and lives in Somers Town where where she is a local primary school governor and an active member of the nearby People’s Supermarket Co-operative - read more about Natalie Bennett
Dr Rebecca Johnson is the Green candidate for Hampstead and Kilburn
Rebecca is co-chair of Compass Greens and Vice President of CND, and works on international security with the UN - read more about Rebecca Johnson
Local Council and European elections were held on 22 May 2014
For the Council elections, in Highgate, sitting Green Councillor Maya de Souza who was first elected in the ward in 2006 stood down after 8 years. She says: "Working both as a civil servant and a councillor has never been an easy balancing act, and as a result of changes in my role, sadly I don’t feel able to continue with this. Working with the committed, diverse and stimulating people in the Ward and in Camden has been one of the most fulfilling parts of being a councilor and I’d like to thank you all for your support.”
The new Green councillor for Highgate ward is Sian Berry, who first stood in the ward in 2002 and works as a transport campaigner. Also standing were Matt Johnston, a local campaigner on planning issues and an architectural designer, and Robert McCracken QC, a member and founder of community organisations in Camden and a leading planning and environment lawyer.
A full slate of candidates for other wards also stood and they achieved 15% of the vote across Camden - read about all your Green candidates here
In the European Election London MEP Jean Lambert was re-elected for the fourth time. Jean was first elected in 1999 - visit Jean's website
London Assembly and Mayoral election 2012
The Green Party received 189,215 votes compared to the Liberal Democrats on 150,447 returning Jenny Jones and Darren Johnson to the London Assembly. Jenny Jones was also our majoral candidate and she came third overtaking the Liberal Democrats.
Darren Johnson said:
"I want to thank everyone for voting Green and helping to ensure our successes in whatever capacity you were able to help. By becoming London's third party, we have changed the politics of the capital for the better."
Cllr Maya de Souza was re-elected at the top of the poll in Highgate ward.
For details of other candidates, click here.
Jean Lambert has been London's Green MEP since 1999 and was re-elected with an increased vote in June 2009 (More on the vote in Camden). These elections are carried out under a proportional representation system, so every vote really does count. See our London website for more information about our policies and campaigns, and Jean's latest news.
Find out more about Jean's work in the European Parliament on her website here: www.jeanlambertmep.org.uk
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