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The Election in General

General Election 2021

Monday, April 26th, 2021 - 25 minutes

On 23 September, the Isle of Man will decide who'll be sitting in the House of Keys - the directly elected branch of the Manx parliament, Tynwald - for the next five years.

In this 25 minute programme, William King breaks down the process of the election including who can vote, what happens in the run-up to September and what happens on election day and discusses representation on the national level.

Included in the programme:

Details about how to vote on 23 September with constituency returning officer Sally Bolton.
A former MHK provides an insight into what it's like for people standing.
An ambassador from POC IOM discusses representation of minority communities in parliament.
The Manx Students Union discuss students' interest in the election.
A brief look at the history of elections to the House of Keys.
Food for thought about the all-island constituency introduced in Guernsey for the first time last year