Two former MPs are among the candidates pursuing these three Conservative-held seats.
Peter Bone in Wellingborough, and Tom Pursglove in Corby, are campaigning on a staunchly Eurosceptic platform. Mrs Bone approves, but rather wishes it was all over.
Two councillors, a physiotherapist and a pharmacist square off to succeed Chris Kelly.
They include a former local association chairman, two advisers to Theresa May and a judge.