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Swindells and Fox elected in Port Erin

Ian Swindells (left) with returning officer Jason Roberts (right)

Turnout 26.7% for Port Erin Commissioners by-election

Ian Swindells and Hayley Fox are the two new Port Erin Commissioners.

Mr Swindells topped the poll with 393 votes and Ms Fox came in second with 392 votes respectively.

783 ballot papers were counted out of 2945 possible voters giving a turnout of 26.7%. 

This was the first by-election in Port Erin since 2016.

The first meeting as newly elected commissioners is next week.

The rest of the candidates were voted for as follows:

  • John Anslow - 245
  • Adele Betteridge - 26
  • Dawn Curry - 261
  • David Silvester - 137

After the count, the duo spoke to Local Democracy Reporter Emma Draper:

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