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Parish election results on 3 Nov

On Wednesday 3 November, parishioners gathered in Douzaine Rooms across the Island to welcome their new representatives. The results for female candidates are listed below. For a full list of results, read this Bailiwick Express article.

[St Martin’s and St Peter Port Douzenier elections are not shown because the meeting voted to defer these elections until Wednesday 17 November – results here.]

 

Constable

 

St Sampson

Leonie Le Tissier

 

Forest

Jane Niles

 

Torteval

Tracy Bisson (re-stood)

 

Douzenier

 

St Saviour’s

Sophie Roughsedge

Susan Watson (re-stood)

 

Castel

Jo May

 

Vale

Anne Setters

Rosemary Henry (re-stood)

 

St Sampson

Leonie Le Tissier (re-stood)

 

Procureur of the Poor

 

St Peter Port

Nichola Lloyd

 

School Committees

 

Vale

Janet de Jersey (re-stood for Vale)

Gillian Fallaize (re-stood for Vale)

Nina Gill (new to Vale)

Mary Lowe (re-stood for Hautes Capelles)

Michelle Le Clerc (new to Baubigny)

Anne Setters (re-stood for Baubigny)

 

St Sampson

Joana Nasciamento (new to Baubigny)

 

St Martin

Lesley Le Page (new to St Martin’s, re-stood for Beaucamps)

Sara Dorey (new to St Martin’s)

Lindsay de Sausmarez (re-stood for St Martin)

Rebecca Silk (new to Beaucamps)

 

St Peter Port

Jenny Tasker (new to Le Mare de Carteret, re-stood for Baubigny)

[Note: deferred election for Amherst & Vauvert.]

 

St Andrew

Elish Barnett (new to Beaucamps)

 

Castel

Helen Ogier (new to Castel)

 

Forest

Jennifer Falla (new to Forest)

 

Other committees

 

Vale

Shirley Banyard (new to Cemetery)

Denise Cohu (re-stood for Cemetery)

 

 

 

 

 

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Miriam Makeba - South Africa

Nominated by: Christine James

Zenzile Miriam Makeba (1932 to 2008), nicknamed Mama Africa, was a South African singer, songwriter, actress, United Nations goodwill ambassador, and civil rights activist. Associated with musical genres including Afropop, jazz, and world music, she was an advocate against apartheid and white-minority government in South Africa. In 2020 she was named one of Time magazine’s 100 women of the century. 

South Africa is ranked 12th in the world for percentage of women in national parliament: 45.8% (source: data.ipu.org) 

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The original image “The Hague Jazz 2008 – Miriam Makeba” by Haags Uitburo is licensed under CC BY-NC-SA 2.0. 

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Jacinda Ardern - New Zealand

Nominated by: Martin Lock

Jacinda Ardern (born 1980) has served as prime minister of New Zealand and leader of the Labour Party since 2017. In 2019, she led the country through the aftermath of the Christchurch mosque shootings, rapidly introducing strict gun laws in response, and throughout 2020 she directed the country’s widely praised response to the COVID-19 pandemic. Ardern was the world’s second elected head of government to give birth in office when her daughter was born in 2018. ‘An inspiring Prime Minister who brought a nation together with true leadership, empathy and compassion.’

New Zealand is ranked 4th in the world for percentage of women in national parliament: 48.3% (source: data.ipu.org) 

Other iconic women: Dame Whina Cooper, nominated by Claire Fisher, and Kate Sheppard, nominated by Anna Cooper.

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