Pamela Ward Pearce of Longwood has been duly elected to serve as a Member of the St Helena Legislative Council.

Returning Officer, Gillian Francis, last night announced the results of the Polls for the Bye-election held yesterday.

The total number of votes cast for each candidate was:

Pamela Ward Pearce         222 

Anthony Green                   176

 Lionel Williams                    37

Geoffrey Knipe                      13

The Count took place from 8.30pm to just after 9pm last night.

In total 448 people cast valid votes. This represents approximately 19.9% of those eligible to vote.

 There were two invalid Ballot Papers.

 Compared to the Bye-election in 2014, yesterday’s Bye-election saw a drop of 5.7% in voters. In 2014 a total of 579 people cast valid votes representing approximately 25.6 % of those eligible to vote at that time.

SHG

5 March 2015

 

 

 

 

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