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General election

Voters across the region's constituencies go to the polls to elect their MPs to the House of Commons at the General Election, which typically takes place every four to five years.


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UKIP election candidate in Paris terror race row

Adrian Howard, from Macclesfield, has denied accusations of racism after claiming 'all mosques' should be closed to combat extremism

MPs vote against assisted dying bill

Macclesfield MP David Rutley was among the members who did not support legislation to giving British residents the right to die

Election: Winners and losers in Macclesfield General Election results

It was a tough night for the Liberal Democrats but UKIP and the Green Party enjoyed improved results.


Election 2015 live: Macclesfield and Tatton results

We're bringing you live updates from the General Election 2015 counts which start at Macclesfield Leisure Centre tonight at 2am.

Macclesfield constituency results

General Election results from the Macclesfield constituency

Tatton constituency results

General Election results from the Tatton constituency

Election: Candidates face nervous wait tonight at General Election count

The count for Macclesfield MP will start tonight around 2am after polls close at 10pm.

Election: Candidates for Macclesfield MP get ready for election showdown

David Rutley, Tim Roca, Joan Plimmer, Adrian Howard and Neil Christian are all after your vote tomorrow.

Election: Candidates make final bid to win votes in Cheshire East elections

Political parties and independents hope to persuade voters they are the best choice for Macclesfield.

'Charles Roe' to preside over Treacle Market hustings

The team behind the Treacle Market has organised a peoples hustings where members of the public can cross-examine the parliamentary candidates

Election: Campaign kicks off as candidates announced.

Candidates have been nominated for Macclesfield MP, Cheshire East and parish elections.

Find My Seat: Use our interactive guide to the big General Election issues in YOUR area

Just enter your postcode and you can find a raft of information about your constituency, including who your election candidates are, the history of the seat, how it rates for economy, cost of living, immigration and pensions

Election: Parliamentary candidates for Macclesfield announced

Five hopefuls from the main political parties will fight it out for the Macclesfield constituency

Election: Candidates battle to become Macclesfield's next MP

Five candidates standing for Macclesfield MP took part in the hustings organised by charity Space4Autism.

Macclesfield election hustings event tonight

Candidate will go head to head on the big issues at the event organised by charity Space4Autism

Revealed: Your election manifesto for Macclesfield

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The Express has set out a manifesto with key issues politicians face after a survey of readers.

Parliamentary candidates set to battle it out at hustings event

Space4Autism is organising the public debate to raise issues facing families with autism and more general political matters.

UKIP to decide General Election candidate

The candidate will go up against Joan Plimmer (Green), Tim Roca (Labour) and current Macclesfield MP David Rutley (Conservative).

Greens name election candidate

Green party candidate Joan Plimmer, 49, joins Labour candidate Tim Roca in the battle for the Macclesfield constituency, which has been held by Conservative David Rutley since 2010.

Election candidate named

Tim Roca set to bid to become MP for the Macclesfield constituency.

Lib Dem stalwart defects to Tories

Ainsley Arnold was a chief member of the party for 15 years on both Macclesfield Borough Council and Cheshire East Council.But after becoming increasingly unhappy at the party's policies he has quit to join the Conservatives.


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