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Election brings 10 new deputies
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Voting took place in 11 districts
Ten new deputies will take their seats in Jersey's new government after an election for 23 seats in 11 parishes.

But three politicians are looking for new jobs after they were voted out.

St Brelade district number two deputy Julian Bernstein, St Clement deputy Mike Taylor and town deputy Jerry Dorey, are all leaving the States.

There was a 33% turnout island-wide. In town, about a quarter of the electorate turned out to vote, compared with almost two thirds in St John.

'Severe disappointment'

The 10 new deputies include Anne Pryke, who was recently elected unopposed in Trinity.

She will be joined in the States chamber by three other newly-elected women: former St Mary parish secretary Juliette Gallichon, Deirdre Mezbourian and Shona Pitman.

Deputy Jerry Dorey said he suffered "severe disappointment" at losing his seat after 12 years in the States.

He was one of five candidates standing for three seats in St Helier number one district. Outgoing Senator Paul Le Claire topped the poll, with deputies Judy Martin and Patrick Ryan taking second and third place.

'Angry man'

Estate agent Alan MacLean has been voted into the States for the first time.

He won one of the three seats in St Helier number two district, alongside Deputy Geoff Southern and newcomer Shona Pitman.

Mr MacLean was best known as one of the "seven angry men" who campaigned for cuts in States spending before any tax increases.

All four sitting deputies were returned in St Helier number three: Jacqui Hilton, Jacqui Huet, Ben Fox and Guy De Faye.

The two sitting deputies in St Saviour number one district, Rob Duhamel and Celia Scott Warren, kept their seats, beating beat off a challenge from newcomer Patrick Corkery.

A former candidate for Senator has been elected as Deputy in St Saviour Number Two district.

JERSEY ELECTION 2005
Turnout: 33.9%
Spoilt Papers: 56
Cinema operator Kevin Lewis replaces Deputy Lyndon Farnham, who is stepping down. Deputy Alan Breckon was re-elected.

Deputy Sarah Ferguson retains her seat in St Brelade number one after seeing off a challenge from Peter le Maistre.

Newcomer Sean Power topped the poll in St Brelade number two district, ending Julian Bernstein's political career after only one term. Deputy Peter Troy was returned to the States.

Deputy Gerard Baudains held his seat in St Clement. But the other sitting deputy, Mike Taylor, lost his place to newcomer Ian Gorst.

Deputy's son

Businessman John Le Fondre is to follow his father's footsteps as deputy in St Lawrence.

John Le Fondre senior was the former Harbours and Airport Committee president after whom the airport's departure hall is named.

He is joined as parish representative by finance worker Deirdre Mezbourian.

Andrew Lewis, chairman of the Institute of Directors, will replace outgoing Phil Rondel as deputy of St John.

The parish of St Mary has a new deputy. Parish secretary Juliette Gallichan beat rival candidate David Richardson by 428 votes to 98.

All the deputies will be sworn in at the Royal Court on 5 December.


SEE ALSO:
Election vote as Jersey decides
22 Nov 05 |  Jersey


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