2005 Falkland Islands general election

The Falkland Islands general election of 2005 was held on Thursday 17 November 2005 to elect members to the Legislative Council. It would be the last general election in the Falkland Islands before the new constitution came into force, which replaced the Legislative Council with the Legislative Assembly. Chief Executive Chris Simpkins acted as Returning Officer.

Eight Councillors were elected through universal suffrage using block voting, five from the Stanley constituency and three from the Camp constituency. Each elector in Stanley could vote for five candidates, and in Camp each elector could vote for three candidates.

ResultsEdit

Candidates in bold were elected. Candidates in italic were incumbents.

Stanley constituencyEdit

Stanley result[1]
List Candidates Votes % ±
Nonpartisan Richard Davies   546 15.91 N/A
Nonpartisan Mike Summers   477 13.90 -2.99
Nonpartisan Andrea Clausen   466 13.58 N/A
Nonpartisan Richard Cockwell   302 8.80 -1.62
Nonpartisan Janet Robertson   299 8.71 N/A
Nonpartisan John Fowler 276 8.04 N/A
Nonpartisan Eric Goss 276 8.04 -1.04
Nonpartisan Jan Cheek 275 8.02 -3.09
Nonpartisan Mike Forrest 261 7.61 N/A
Nonpartisan John Birmingham 240 6.99 -5.65
Nonpartisan Philip Middleton 179 5.22 N/A
Nonpartisan Kevin Ormond 110 3.21 +0.06
Turnout 3,431 69

Camp constituencyEdit

Camp result[1]
List Candidates Votes % ±
Nonpartisan Ian Hansen   188 30.08 +16.88
Nonpartisan Mike Rendell   139 22.24 N/A
Nonpartisan Richard Stevens   121 19.36 +6.6
Nonpartisan Roger Edwards 91 14.56 -10.37
Nonpartisan Philip Miller 86 13.76 +0.11
Turnout 625

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b Brock, J. (17 November 2005). "Falklands: The People Have Spoken". South Atlantic Remote Territories Media Association. Retrieved 20 July 2010.