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Your local authority needs YOU!

Island residents with an interest in their community are being urged to consider standing in the forthcoming all-Island local authorities general election.

Voters will go to the polls on April the twenty-fourth.

In 2004, the Department of Local Government introduced holding all local government elections on the same day, as part of a bid to boost interest and increase turnouts after years of voter apathy.

Department chief executive Ken Kinrade (pictured) says local authorities have a crucial role to play:

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