Chris Mason with voters' views on political parties
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Newark by-election brings MPs to Nottinghamshire seat

Newark's Market Square is "absolutely groaning" with politicians canvassing ahead of Thursday's by-election campaign in the Nottinghamshire seat, says BBC correspondent Chris Mason.

He showed off a few harsh words from voters who were asked to pen their views in a "word association game", before getting reaction and a prediction from Newark Advertiser news editor Dan Churcher.

Full list of candidates for the Newark seat

BBC coverage of Nottinghamshire seats in 2010 general election

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