Elections

General Election 8th June 2017

To see the Green Party's General Election priorities, go to https://www.greenparty.org.uk/election-priorities.html

Henry Stanton is the Green Party Parliamentary Candidate for Canterbury in the General Election to be held on 8th June 2017. The constituency covers Canterbury and Whitstable with surrounding areas.

Henry is a local teacher and ex-Simon Langton schoolboy. He has been teaching for 13 years; prior to that he ran his own web design business. Henry loves camping, walking and spending time with his family. He joined the Green Party because of concern about the Climate Crisis and the need for electoral reform in this country.

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Ed Targett is Green Party Parliamentary Candidate for Thanet North, which includes Herne Bay and surrounding areas.

Ed is 34, lives in Margate and grew up in Herne Bay. Previously a journalist, he now works as a content writer and runs his own business.
A dad-of-three, he is hugely concerned about climate change and biodiversity loss. He believes that a “Green New Deal” of investment in innovative clean energy, transport and housing infrastructure could generate millions of jobs, whilst helping the environment.
Ed has been a Green Party member for 15 years and was the parliamentary candidate for North Thanet in 2015.

Kent County Council elections 4th May 2017

We ran a full slate of candidates for the Canterbury District divisions in the KCC elections in May. 

To see our manifesto, go to the Local Manifesto page


General election 2015


Stuart Jeffery was the Green Party Parliamentary Candidate for Canterbury in the General election held on 7 May 2015.

Ed Targett was the Green Party Parliamentary Candidate for Thanet North, covering Herne Bay.

Canterbury City Council elections

The last Canterbury City Council elections were held on 7th May 2015. Your local Greens stood in every ward.

The Green Party won 11% of the vote, just behind UKIP on 13% and the Lib Dems on 14%.


Please contact us if you'd like to become involved in any future campaigns.


European Parliament elections
2015 EU Vote Share in Canterbury
The European Parliamentary elections were on the 22 May 2014. Across the District the Green Party won 14% of the vote, rising to 18% in Canterbury.

Keith Taylor was re-elected as our MEP for the South East Region.


For more information on EU constituencies see: europarl.org.uk