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Victory for Boot at third attempt

Geoffrey and Suzie Boot, centre, with supporters

Businessman achieves Keys ambition

Geoffrey Boot's entry to the House of Keys has come at the third attempt.

He was beaten in Glenfaba at the past two general elections by David Anderson, but when the opportunity arose to go before electors again, he grasped it with both hands. 

This time his efforts resulted in victory - but bitter disappointment for his rival David Talbot who was also defeated in the 2011 general election - when he stood in Michael.  

Immediately after the result, Geoffrey Boot was relieved but still shocked: 

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