Falklands : Falklands: 2013 GENERAL ELECTION RESULTS
Submitted by Falkland Islands News Network (Juanita Brock) 08.11.2013 (Article Archived on 06.12.2013)
A general election was held in the Falklands on 07 November 2013, with 16 candidates vying for eight seats on the legislative Assembly.
2013 GENERAL ELECTION RESULTS
A general election was held in the
Falklands on 07 November 2013, with 16 candidates vying for eight seats on the
legislative Assembly. There were five
candidates for three Camp seats and eleven candidates for five Stanley seats.
Running for election in Camp were
Phyl Rendell, Ian Hansen, Roger Edwards, Melanie Gilding and Sharon
Halford. Candidates in the Stanley
Constituency were Teslyn Barkman, Candy Blackley, Lynn Buckland, Norman Besley
Clark, Faith Felton, Michael Poole, Gavin Short and Mike Summers.
Phyl Rendell with 204 votes, Roger
Edwards with 162 votes and Ian Hansen with 129 votes are the elected Members of
legislative Assembly for the Camp constituency.
Melanie Gilding received 124 votes and Sharon Halford received 56 votes.
In Camp a total of 675 votes were
cast representing 85.2% of the eligible voters casting a ballot. There were 40 postal votes and 1 spoilt
75.4% of the eligible voters in
the Stanley Constituency turned out with 1034 ballots, 3 spoiled ballot papers
and 15 postal votes.
Michael Poole with 957 votes,
Barry Elsby with 893 votes, Gavin Short with 544 votes, Mike Summers with 719
votes and Jan Cheek with 333 votes were elected as members of Legislative
Assembly for the Stanley Constituency.