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CP surprised by interest in meeting

Postcards sent to voters in Onchan targeting a candidate in the general election sparked huge interest at a requisition meeting last night (Tuesday).

Around 370 people showed up at the Elim Family Centre, which seats 200, forcing Captain of the Parish of Onchan Peter Kelly to leave many outside.

All six candidates agreed to return to the hall on Second Avenue this evening from 7.30pm, for another meeting.

Mr Kelly (pictured) says the level of interest was totally unexpected:

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