The Parish of the Vale has elected Nigel Leale as a new Douzenier to replace Martyn Torode who has moved out of the parish. Congratulations Nigel!
Nigel will finish the Mr Torode’s term which ends in December 2022 and he can then stand for re-election for a full four-year term.
This was a by-election. The main parish elections will take place in November 2021. Four seats will be available and three Douzeniers are re-standing.
A record number of voters (569) turned out to choose their new Douzenier. Read the election report on the Vale Parish website.
The result was as follows:
- Anne Setters 202 votes
- Mary Lowe 99 votes
- Nigel Leale 268 votes – elected
Click here to read interviews with the candidates in the Guernsey Press.
Media coverage of the election
You can vote in parish elections if you are on the electoral roll in the Vale.
If you aren’t currently in the electoral roll, you can join for future elections using the form on this page of the States of Guernsey website.
Note: The main annual parish elections will be held on Wednesday 3rd November 2021.
There’s a full description of the role of a Douzenier here – including a video from Victoria Robinson, the youngest Douzenier in the Vale.
The parish election process is explained in full here.
The Vale Parish website is full of news about Douzaine activities. Find it here.