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Liam breaks records in Laxey

18 year old youngest commissioner on Island

The first election result of the night has turned out to be a record-breaking result.

The youngest candidate to stand during this year’s local elections has been voted into the newly-formed Garff authority’s Laxey ward.

Liam Miller tallied 483 votes, well ahead of second-placed Julie Ann Pinson with 309 and Peter Kinnish, who received 267.

Fourth-place Rosalind Bate, with 148 votes, is the only candidate not to be voted in and loses her place on the Board of Commissioners.

After the result Liam said he was delighted:

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