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Mix of factors leads to first success for Green Party candidate

New councillor believes personal contact still vital in elections

The newly elected for councillor for Derby Ward says he think a "mix of factors" led to his success

Chairman of the Isle of Man Green Party, Andrew Bentley, has become the first green party candidate to win an election on the Island.

Mr Bentley won 42% of the votes ward in what was a low-turnout.

Whilst keen to progress green issues on the Island, Mr Bentley says he doesn't think it was purely that aspect which gained him votes.

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