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GENERAL ELECTION

LABOUR NOMINEES

THE CHRISTCHURCH SEATS

(By Telesrraph—Press Association.) CHRISTCHURCH, February 24. Labour candidates for the six Parliamentary seats at Christchurch have been endorsed by the North Canterbury Labour Representation Committee, according to a statement by the secretary of the committee, Mr. R. M. Macfarlane. Five pf the . candidates are sitting members, and Mr. Macfarlane, the remaining one, contested the Christchurch North seat in 1935. The candidates and the seats they will contest are:—Kaiapoi, Mr. C. Morgan Williams; Lyttelton, Mr. T. H. McCombs; Avon, the Hon. D. G. Sullivan; Christchurch East, the Hon. H. T. Armstrong; Christchurch South, Mr. E. J. Howard; Christchurch North, Mr.. R. M. Macfarlane. All except Mr. Macfarlane . were nominated by 21 affiliated organisations. Mr. Macfarlane was nominated by 20 organisations affiliated to the Labour Representation Committee. For the Riccarton seat, held by Mr. H. S. S. Kyle, six nominations have been received. The nominees will be asked if they are prepared to accept nomination. The replies will be considered when the committee meets on March 11. The committee is assisting in the organisation for candidature of the Hurunui seat, held by the Rt. Hon. G. W. Forbes.

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GENERAL ELECTION, Evening Post, Volume CXXV, Issue 47, 25 February 1938

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GENERAL ELECTION Evening Post, Volume CXXV, Issue 47, 25 February 1938

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