Close contest in by-election over Heathrow. Or Brexit.

Voters go to the polls Thursday in what is expected to be a close by-election in the south London constituency of Richmond Park, where the sitting MP, Tory Zac Goldsmith,  resigned the seat and his 20,000-odd majority in protest at the expansion of Heathrow Airport.

He is standing as an independent, but is being backed by UKIP.

The Liberal Democrats, who held the seat until Goldsmith was elected in 2010, want the contest to be about the government’s approach to Brexit, with a large majority of constituents having voted to remain in the EU.

But for the Lib Dems there is much at stake. Labour and Green voters, meanwhile, are being urged to vote tactically.

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