Recount required as single vote separates candidates
Patrick’s first local authority election in 20 years saw drama tonight – with a recount required.
And there was the slimmest of winning margins – fifth placed Geoffrey Gelling beat Timothy Neill, the only unsuccessful candidate, by a single vote. Turnout was 32.6%.
The other winners were Robert Anderson, Roger Bankes-Jones, Adrian Christian and Richard Jones.
Afterwards Adrian Christian told Howard Caine it had been an exciting run-off: