A UKIP councillor for Aveley is bidding for the seat of Rayleigh and Wickford.
Peter Smith hopes to win the seat on Thursday June 8th.
A ’statement of persons nominated’ has been uploaded to Basildon Council’s website, listing five contenders.
Outgoing MP Mark Francois, from Rayleigh, will stand again for the Conservatives.
Mark Daniels, from Hockley, will contest the seat for Labour.
The Green Party candidate is Paul Hill, from Southend.
Ron Tindall, from Hertfordshire, will contest the seat for the Lib Dems.