Jersey election hustings dates confirmed

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Image caption Jersey will be able to vote for four senators on 19 October

Hustings will be held in each of Jersey's 12 parishes for the public to question the 82 candidates.

There are four seats available for the role of senator, which comes with an island-wide mandate.

There are 82 candidates up for one of the 34 seats available and 11 politicians, mostly constables, have been returned unopposed.

Jersey goes to the polls on Wednesday, 19 October to vote for senators, constables and deputies.

All meetings will start at 19:30 BST with another countryside hustings for senators held at the Royal Jersey Showground in Trinity.

It is the first time people have been able to vote for all three political offices on the same day.

There are also six senators who are not up for election as they are halfway through their six-year term of office.

There are 61,987 people registered to vote in the election.

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