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Sixty-five candidates standing in Isle of Man General Election

Election to be held on Thursday 23 September

The total number of candidates standing in September's General Election is 65.

Of those, 16 are women, making up almost exactly one quarter of the candidates.

Two constituencies; Arbory, Castletown and Malew and Douglas North have no female candidates.

Ayre and Michael and Ramsey are the busiest constituencies, where eight people have put themselves forwards.

Meanwhile, Arbory, Castletown and Malew, Douglas Central, Douglas North, Douglas South and Rushen have the lowest number of candidates, each with four.

The youngest candidate is James Cherry who’s 27, standing in Onchan against Rob Callister, Julie Edge, Michael Leather and Peter Willers of Liberal Vannin.

Fifty-six of the 65 are standing independently.

Two are representing the Isle of Man Green Party, three are representing the Manx Labour Party and four are standing for Liberal Vannin.

A full breakdown of who’s standing where is available here.

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