Instead of paper candidate, Tories put up poster candidate in Wales

Normally VN doesn’t report back on by-elections, we leave that to our exceptionally well informed friends over at Lib Dem Voice, but we couldn’t quite let this go.

After being accused of putting up a paper candidate in Oldham East and Saddleworth, the Conservatives took a different approach in a council by-election in the Marl ward of Conwy, North Wales. They decided to field a poster candidate instead!
Julie Fallon, or ‘Julie from Llandudno’ as she was known in the Conservative General Election poster campaign (below), was off the billboards and onto the ballot paper.
Being a Tory poster-girl didn’t help the Conservative candidate win though. She lost the council seat previously held by the Conservatives to Welsh Lib Dem candidate Sue Shotter. Clearly some people had never vote Lib Dem before but….
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