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Political ambition realised for Joughin

Victor's firm pledge to constituents

The newly-elected MHK for East Douglas has expressed his elation at the result.

Jon Joughin topped the polls in a seven-way contest for the seat left vacant by Brenda Cannell, securing 18.4 per cent of votes cast.

The results in full:

Jon Joughin 159

Clare Bettison 146

Richard Falk 145

Geraldine O'Neill 131

Cat Turner 108

John McBride 90

Kurt Buchholz 75 

Speaking after the declaration, Mr Joughin thanked his supporters and promised to devote himself to representing all constituents:

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