St Helena Headline NEWS- ELECTION RESULTS- 27 July 2017

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South Atlantic Media Services ‘SAMS’

In the 2017 Saint Helena General Election the following candidates have been selected by the electorate to serve the Saint Helenian people on Legislative Council:

Russell Keith Yon: 753 votes
Corinda Sebastiana Stuart Essex: 742 votes
Derek Franklin Thomas: 668 votes
Brian William Isaac: 631 votes
Lawson Arthur Henry: 568 votes
Cyril Kenneth Leo: 561 votes
Clint Richard Beard: 513 votes
Anthony Arthur Green: 476 votes
Cruyff Gerard Buckley: 471 votes
Kylie Marie Hercules: 460 votes
Gavin George Ellick: 458 votes
Christine Lilian Scipio-O’Dean: 392 votes

The remaining votes cast went to:

Cyril Keith Gunnell: 383
Jeremy James Johns: 333
Elizabeth Margaret Mary Johnson-Idan: 299
Pamela Ward Pearce: 198
Marian Bernadette Yon: 136

The count took 6 hours to complete with the results announced at just before 3 am on Thursday 27th of July.

49% of those eligible cast votes. This was down by 6% compared to 2013 (55%), 9% compared to 2009 (58%) but better than 2005 (47%).

Our congratulations go out to all those candidates selected and commiserations to all those who didn’t quite make it.

Vote count ended at approximately 02:46 local time- the results are in! Congratulations to the following 12 persons that made it through

 

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