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GP and LibVan triumph in Ramsey

Two new faces to represent town

The election has produced a complete change of guard in Ramsey.

Chief Minister Allan Bell's departure opened the door for a newcomer - and through it marched local doctor Alex Allinson who won a comfortable victory, polling 2,946 votes.

In second place, Lib Van's Lawrie Hooper - he finished well ahead of long standing MHK Leonard Singer who was pushed into third place almost 600 votes behind him. 

The town came out to vote in big numbers - the turnout 61.7%.

Dr Allinson said the figure suggested Ramsey was passionate about politics - and thanked the community for putting its trust in him:

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