2012 Guernsey general election

The 2012 Guernsey general election was held on 18 April 2012 to elect 45 members of the States of Guernsey.[3][4] 78 candidates stood for the 45 seats.[5] A total of 29,745 people, or about two-thirds of the population of Guernsey and Herm, registered to vote. There were 20,459 voters, with 81 blank papers and 65 spoilt papers, amended to 71 blank and 72 spoilt after the two recounts. Only five women were elected in 2012.[6]

2012 Guernsey general election

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45 of the 47 seats in the States of Guernsey
Registered29,745[1]
Turnout71.4%[2]

There was a by-election in December 2015 to fill a vacancy in the district of St Peter Port North.

ResultsEdit

Election results[7]

CastelEdit

Castel district[8][9]
Party Candidate Votes %
Independent Darren Duquemin 2,199 69%
Independent Chris Green 2,189 69%
Independent Mark Dorey (incumbent) 1,823 57%
Independent Barry Paint (incumbent) 1,634 51%
Independent Sandra James 1,575 50%
Independent Jonathan Le Tocq (incumbent) 1,575 50%
Independent Hunter Adam (incumbent) 1,345 42%
Independent Sean McManus (incumbent) 1,236 39%
Independent Mike Garrett (incumbent) 801 25%
Independent Bernard Flouquet (incumbent) 778 24%
Independent Martin MacIntyre 639 20%
Independent Rolf Martin 455 14%
Independent Dominic Mayer 330 10%
Total valid votes 16,579
Rejected ballots 19
Turnout 3,176 73.4%
Registered electors 4,329

South EastEdit

South East district[10][9]
Party Candidate Votes %
Independent Heidi Soulsby 2,061 68%
Independent Robert Sillars (incumbent) 1,989 64%
Independent Paul Luxon 1,865 62%
Independent Mike O'Hara (incumbent) 1,609 54%
Independent Francis Quin (incumbent) 1,168 39%
Independent Mike Hadley (incumbent) 1,162 39%
Independent Arthur Eldridge 1,027 34%
Independent Martyn Mahe 937 31%
Independent Janine Le Sauvage (incumbent) 913 30%
Independent Aidan Matthews 881 29%
Independent Margaret Talbot-Cull 82 3%
Total valid votes 13,694
Rejected ballots 32
Turnout 2,999 69.0%
Registered electors 4,346

St Peter Port NorthEdit

St Peter Port North district[11][12][9]
Party Candidate Votes %
Independent Michelle Le Clerc 1,712 68%
Independent John Gollop (incumbent) 1,455 58%
Independent Peter Sherbourne 1,305 52%
Independent Richard Conder 1,126 45%
Independent Martin Storey (incumbent) 1,065 42%
Independent Elis Bebb 944 37%
Independent Lester Queripel 938 37%
Independent Rhoderick Matthews (incumbent) 936 37%
Independent Leon Gallienne (incumbent) 846 34%
Independent Keith Fisher 564 22%
Independent Mike Collins (incumbent) 555 22%
Independent Matt Robert 472 19%
Independent Joseph Irvin 384 15%
Independent James Reiner 238 9%
Total valid votes 12,540
Rejected ballots 13
Turnout 2,522 69.0%
Registered electors 3,653

St Peter Port SouthEdit

St Peter Port South district[13][9]
Party Candidate Votes %
Independent Peter Harwood 1,191 61%
Independent Jan Kuttelwascher (incumbent) 1,072 54%
Independent Barry Brehaut (incumbent) 938 48%
Independent Roger Domaille (incumbent) 931 47%
Independent Allister Langlois (incumbent) 929 47%
Independent Rob Jones 695 35%
Independent Jenny Tasker (incumbent) 684 35%
Independent Hugh Bygott-Webb 683 35%
Independent Neil Forman 577 29%
Independent Richard Lord 553 28%
Total valid votes 8,253
Rejected ballots 8
Turnout 1,967 66.1%
Registered electors 2,976

St SampsonEdit

St Sampson district[14][9]
Party Candidate Votes %
Independent Gavin St Pier 2,153 69%
Independent Kevin Stewart 1,909 61%
Independent Peter Gillson (incumbent) 1,469 47%
Independent Paul Le Pelley 1,443 46%
Independent Scott Ogier (incumbent) 1,418 45%
Independent Lyndon Trott (incumbent) 1,370 44%
Independent Jane Stephens (incumbent) 1,297 41%
Independent Ivan Rihoy (incumbent) 1,168 37%
Independent Caroline Bowker 963 31%
Independent Sarah Breton 643 20%
Independent Rob Broome 618 20%
Total valid votes 14,451
Rejected ballots 35
Turnout 3,137 73.1%
Registered electors 4,291

ValeEdit

Vale district[15][12][9]
Party Candidate Votes %
Independent Matt Fallaize (incumbent) 2,909 83%
Independent Dave Jones (incumbent) 2,430 69%
Independent Laurie Queripel 2,345 67%
Independent Mary Lowe (incumbent) 2,162 62%
Independent Andrew Le Lievre (incumbent) 1,892 54%
Independent Tony Spruce (incumbent) 1,889 54%
Independent Garry Collins 1,275 36%
Independent James Symons 1,232 35%
Independent Tony Webber 358 10%
Total valid votes 16,492
Rejected ballots 28
Turnout 3,510 71.1%
Registered electors 4,291

WestEdit

West district[16][9]
Party Candidate Votes %
Independent Roger Perrot 2,266 71%
Independent Al Brouard (incumbent) 1,710 54%
Independent Arrun Wilkie 1,318 42%
Independent David De Lisle (incumbent) 1,306 41%
Independent Yvonne Burford 1,305 41%
Independent David Inglis 1,292 41%
Independent Paul Garlick 1,241 39%
Independent Dave Gorvel 1,079 34%
Independent Shane Langlois (incumbent) 1,058 34%
Independent Gloria Dudley-Owen (incumbent) 1,053 33%
Total valid votes 13,628
Rejected ballots 8
Turnout 3,148 76.3%
Registered electors 4,126

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Guernsey's electoral roll 5,500 short of target". BBC News. 6 March 2012. Archived from the original on 3 September 2020. Retrieved 3 September 2020.
  2. ^ "Guernsey's election attracts a record turnout". BBC News. 19 April 2012. Archived from the original on 3 September 2020. Retrieved 3 September 2020.
  3. ^ "2012 Electoral Calendar". Maximiliano Herrera. Retrieved 7 July 2013.
  4. ^ "Ordinance of the States XXX 2011".
  5. ^ "Election 2016: final nominations confirmed". Guernsey Press. 31 March 2016.
  6. ^ "Guernsey Election 2012: As it happened". BBC News. 24 April 2012. Archived from the original on 27 May 2014. Retrieved 3 September 2020.
  7. ^ "Guernsey election results 2012". BBC.
  8. ^ "Guernsey election 2012: Castel district". BBC News. Archived from the original on 12 September 2020. Retrieved 12 September 2020.
  9. ^ a b c d e f g "Record of the 2012 General Election". States of Guernsey. Archived from the original (PDF) on 4 March 2016. Retrieved 13 September 2020.
  10. ^ "Guernsey election 2012: South East district". BBC News. Archived from the original on 12 September 2020. Retrieved 12 September 2020.
  11. ^ "Guernsey election 2012: St Peter Port North district". BBC News. Archived from the original on 12 September 2020. Retrieved 12 September 2020.
  12. ^ a b "Election recount – no change to result". Guernsey Press. 20 April 2012. Archived from the original on 13 September 2020. Retrieved 13 September 2020.
  13. ^ "Guernsey election 2012: St Peter Port South district". BBC News. Archived from the original on 12 September 2020. Retrieved 12 September 2020.
  14. ^ "Guernsey election 2012: St Sampson district". BBC News. Archived from the original on 12 September 2020. Retrieved 12 September 2020.
  15. ^ "Guernsey election 2012: Vale district". BBC News. Archived from the original on 12 September 2020. Retrieved 12 September 2020.
  16. ^ "Guernsey election 2012: West district". BBC News. Archived from the original on 12 September 2020. Retrieved 12 September 2020.

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