Callister achieves political ambition
Friday, September 23rd, 2016
Leap from commissioners to Keys
The new-look House of Keys is taking shape - as results in the 2016 general election are declared.
In Onchan, commissioner Rob Callister has achieved a long-held ambition to be elected MHK.
He topped the poll with 1272 votes, some way ahead of his nearest rival Julie Edge - who doubles her party Lib Van's representation in the Keys.
The result brought an end to David Quirk's ten year political career -he was pushed into fourth place.
A delighted Rob Callister pledged his efforts on behalf of constituents and the Island as whole: