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As the Guardian reported

Farage began the party’s election campaign last week saying he would put up candidates across the country unless Johnson abandoned his Brexit deal and formed a leave alliance. [...]

Farage offered Johnson a deal last week in which his party would stand down in seats where the Tory candidate believed in a no-deal or “clean Brexit” and would want to abandon Johnson’s deal. In return, he wanted his party to have a free run at Labour heartland seats.

I suppose there is a deadline for entering candidacies, but is there one for withdrawing from the election thereafter? Can candidates formally drop out of the race any time thereafter?

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The deadline for withdrawing a candidacy is the same as the deadline for filing nomination papers. For this election, the deadline for both is 4pm on Thursday 14 November.

Source: Electoral Commission

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