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MP election candidates: Mitchell, Davis and Nawaz

The path to power for those aiming to be one of the 650 MPs at the next election is a long process, first battling with other potential candidates from their own party, before facing rivals from other parties on election day.

Jo Coburn looked at the selection process before hearing from Clarence Mitchell who will be fighting the Brighton Pavilion seat for the Conservatives, Rowenna Davis who is contesting Southampton Itchen for Labour and Maajid Nawaz who will be the Lib Dem candidate in Hampstead and Kilburn.

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