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History-making election results

Diversity wins the day! Your full report on this November's parish elections.
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Results of deferred parish elections

St Peter Port and St Martin went to the polls on 17 November 2021.
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Meet Jane Niles and Leonie Le Tissier

Recently elected as Parish Constable for the Forest and for St Sampson.
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Voter Info Hub for parish elections

Find out all about the candidates for St Peter Port and St Martin.
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Parish election results on 3 Nov

Results of elections held on Wednesday 3 November across the island.
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Analysing the nominations

Here are the headlines from our look at the nominations for the parish elections.
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Who’s standing in the parish elections?

Parish nomination notices from the Gazette Officielle on 28 Oct in the Guernsey Press
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Opportunities to join your Douzaine

Parish election notices from the Gazette Officielle on 9 Oct in the Guernsey Press
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Jurat Election Information Hub

Check the result of the 13 October election and how the process works.
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THE Jackie Weaver came to Guernsey!

Full report, including photos and video clips from 'An Evening with Jackie Weaver'.
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Vale Parish by-election results

The parishioners of the Vale have elected Nigel Leale as their new Douzenier.
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Gender-neutral legislation

'Competent male' removed from health and safety laws - but 'he' and 'him' remain.
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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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