2005 St Peter Port South by-election

2005 St Peter Port South by-election

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St Peter Port South district
Registered2,963[1]
Turnout32.5%[1]

Deputy before election

Michael Burbridge

Elected Deputy

Jenny Tasker

The 2005 St Peter Port South by-election was held in the States of Guernsey district of St Peter Port South on 21 September 2005 following the death of deputy Michael Burbridge in June 2005.[2] The deadline for nominations was 26 August.[3]

There were eight candidates, Roy Bisson, Michael Bourgaize, Barry Cash, Gloria Dudley-Owen, Jan Kuttlewascher, Peter Leigh, Angus Perfitt, and Jenny Tasker. Perfitt withdrew in early September before the election, however, his name remained on the ballot.[4][5] Tasker won with 306 votes.[1]

Result

2005 St Peter Port South by-election[1][6]
Party Candidate Votes %
Independent Jenny Tasker 306 31.8%
Independent Jan Kuttlewascher 204 21.2%
Independent Barry Cash N/A N/A
Independent Roy Bisson 125 13%
Independent Gloria Dudley-Owen N/A N/A
Independent Peter Leigh 58 6%
Independent Michael Bourgaize 19 2%
Independent Angus Perfitt 6 0.6%
Majority 102 10.6%
Turnout 963 32.5%
Registered electors 2,963

References

  1. ^ a b c d "Former school head top in Town". Guernsey Press. 22 September 2005. Archived from the original on 14 September 2020. Retrieved 14 September 2020.
  2. ^ "By-election (Saint Peter Port South) Ordinance, 2005". Guernsey Legal Resource. 28 July 2005. Archived from the original on 14 September 2020. Retrieved 14 September 2020.
  3. ^ "Nominations sought for new deputy". BBC News. 13 August 2005. Archived from the original on 14 September 2020. Retrieved 14 September 2020.
  4. ^ "Polling day for new island deputy". BBC News. 22 September 2005. Archived from the original on 14 September 2020. Retrieved 14 September 2020.
  5. ^ "By-election candidate withdraws". BBC News. 2 September 2005. Archived from the original on 14 September 2020. Retrieved 14 September 2020.
  6. ^ "Constable wins island by-election". BBC News. 22 September 2005. Archived from the original on 14 September 2020. Retrieved 14 September 2020.
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