Cllr. Mrs. Overton will face stiff competion to defeat Conservative Candidate, and favourite, Mr. Stephen Phillips, to secure a seat in the House of Commons.
"I think the best MPs are the ones that have roots in the local community, understand the issues and work closely in partnership with local government."The declared candidates for the Sleaford & North Hykeham Constituency at the 2010 General Election are:
Mr. Roger Doughty, United Kingsdom Independence Party
Mr. David Harding-Price, Liberal Democrat
Mr. James Norminton, Labour
Cllr. Mrs. Marianne Overton, Lincolnshire Independent
Mr. Stephen Phillips, Conservative