Candidates for the 2018 Council Elections
We've worked hard to put a candidate forward in all 57 seats in the upcoming council elections so that everyone in Hackney has the opportunity to show their support on election day.
You can hear from a selection of our candidates below, please wait while the videos load.
Note: You may need to press the Unmute button on the video controls.
You can find a full listing of all our candidates at the bottom of this page.
Sally Zlotowitz has lived in Hackney for 15 years. She works in mental health with young people, and particularly on countering violence.
Hackney Downs and our Mayoral candidate
Alastair Binnie-Lubbock has lived in the area all his life and went to the Benthal Primary School. He works in fundraising and as a freelance filmmaker and events professional. He is Vice-Chair of the Hackney Downs Park User’s Group.
Follow Alastair on Twitter: @Alastairis
Sheila Menon has lived in Hackney for 22 years. She has been a community activist for a number of years. She works in administration for a peace and justice organisation.
Full Listing of Candidates
There are 21 wards in Hackney, each with either 2 or 3 seats on the council. You will therefore have the opportunity to cast a vote for either 2 or 3 seats on your voting papers depending on the size of your ward.
Duncan Appleby, Anne Margaret Bryne
Carrie Davies, Georgina Machray, David Mercer
Jim Cresswell, Adam Lawson, Marie Remy
Alex Armitage, Dan Thompson
Heather Finlay, Nicholas Thorp
Charlene Concepcion, Siobhan Macmahon, Alec Rossiter
Alastair Binnie-Lubbock, Shelia Menon, Sally Zlotowitz
Joe Garbett, Laura Salisbury, Ruth Sharpe
Gideon Corby, Deepa Shah, Paul Urwin
Rachel Baker, John Devaney, Tamlyn Rhodes
Hoxton East and Shoreditch
Scott Elliott, Samir Jeraj, Florence Wedmore
Fatemeh Beyad, Chris Venables, Elizabeth Whitebread
James Morgan, Alex Oates, Zoe Oates
Douglas Earl, Heather Hampson, Ruth Jenkins
Kirn Cutler, Nicholas Lee, Catherine O’Shea
Stefan Liberadzki, James McDonald
Ellie Keggin, Robert Rayner, Thomas Stern
Stamford Hill West
Charles Dreyer, Bronwen Jones
Fiona Dowson, Henry Greenwood, Elinor Lewis
Sandra McLead, Liam Palmer, Wendy Robinson
Daniel Alexander, James Pike