Falklands : Summers a Clear Winner in Straw Poll
Submitted by Falkland Islands News Network (Juanita Brock) 06.11.2005 (Article Archived on 20.11.2005)
Candidate for Legislative Council, Mr. Mike Summers has won a clear victory in the straw poll taken at Friday night's PublicMeeting.
SUMMERS A CLEAR WINNER IN STRAW POLL
By J. Brock (FINN)
Mike summers came in the clear winner in the straw poll that was taken at the public meeting that was held on Friday night in the Court and Council Chamber of the Town Hall. Coming in Joint second were Richard Cockwell and John Fowler. Fourth was Dr. Richard Davis, fifth, Janet Robertson, sixth, Mike Forrest, seventh, Dr. Andrea Clausen, eighth was shared by John Birmingham, Eric Goss and Jan Cheek. Phil Middleton came in eleventh and Kevin Ormond twelfth.
About 50 members of the public attended with 32 taking part in the poll
Candidates present at the meeting, moderated by Dr. Barry Elsby and Sam Miller were: Eric Goss, Richard Cockwell, Kevin Ormond, Richard Davis, Mike Forrest, Janet Robertson, Andrea Clausen, John Birmingham, John Fowler, Jan Cheek, Phil Middleton, Mike Summers and Richard Stevens, who came in from Camp.
A number of people chose to vote tactically by voting for one or two candidates, though voters could chose up to five candidates. Richard Stevens did not take part in the Straw poll because he is a Camp Candidate.