Jersey general election, 2011

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General elections for the States of Jersey were held in Jersey on 19 October 2011, and for the first time Senators, Deputies and Constables were elected on a single day in Jersey.[1] The number of members of the States of Jersey was reduced from 53 to 51. Six Senators who had been elected in 2008 for a period of six years did not face election in 2011.

Nominations[edit]

Electoral Assembly, 6 September 2011: nominations for Senator

Nominations for candidates took place on 6 September at the Town Hall, St Helier, Jersey for the four Senatorial seats and at each parish hall on 7 September for the twelve Constable and twenty nine Deputy seats.[2]

Senatorial elections[edit]

Results[edit]

The 13 candidates for Senator

Four Senators were elected.[3]

Incumbents[edit]

Prior to the October elections, there are six incumbents.

Deputy Elections[edit]

St Helier[edit]

St Helier returned ten deputies in total to the States of Jersey, three from district one, three from district two and four from districts three and four.

District One[edit]

Nominations, 7 September 2011: candidates for Deputy, Saint Helier 1

Three candidates were elected in this district. The voter turnout was 37.9%.[15]

  • James Baker 767 (42%)
  • Deputy Trevor Pitman 763 (42%)
  • Deputy Judy Martin 717 (40%)
  • Deputy Paul Le Claire 700 (39%)
  • Nick Le Cornu 571 (32%)
  • Keith Shaw 482 (26%)
  • Mary O'Keeffe-Burgher 331 (18%)
  • Gino Risoli 178 (10%)

Incumbents

District Two[edit]

Nominations, 7 September 2011: candidates for Deputy, Saint Helier 2

Three candidates were elected in the No. 2 district.[16] The voter turnout was 37.25%.

Incumbents

District Three & Four[edit]

Nominations, 7 September 2011: candidates for Deputy, Saint Helier 3 & 4

Four candidates were elected in district no. 3.[16] The voter turnout was 40.5%.

  • Deputy Jackie Hilton 1,941 (57%)
  • Deputy Andrew Green 1,924 (56%)
  • Richard Rondel 1,870 (55%)
  • Deputy Mike Higgins 1,464 (43%)
  • Suzette Hase 1,158 (34%)
  • Denise Carroll MBE 874 (26%)
  • Ted Vibert 865 (25%)
  • Ray Shead 799 (23%)

Incumbents

St Saviour[edit]

District One[edit]

Two candidates were elected in this district.[17]

  • Deputy Rob Duhamel 773 (34%)
  • Deputy Jeremy Maçon 621 (28%)
  • Hedi Green 462 (20%)
  • Isabella Lewis 400 (18%)

District Two[edit]

Two candidates were elected in this district.

District Three[edit]

Nominated Candidates

  • Deputy Roy Le Hérissier
  • Charlie Gouyet

St Brelade[edit]

St Brelade returned three deputies to the States of Jersey, two from district two and one from district one.

District One[edit]

Nominated Candidates

  • Deputy Angela Jeune
  • Jeff Hathaway
  • Margaret Holland Prior
  • John Young

Incumbent

  • Deputy Angela Jeune

District Two[edit]

Nominated Candidates

Incumbents

  • Deputy Montfort Tadier
  • Deputy Sean Power

St Clement[edit]

Nominated Candidates

  • Deputy Anne Dupré
  • Peter Ward
  • Susan Pinel
  • David Cabeldu
  • Gerard Baudains
  • Simon Brée

St Lawrence[edit]

  • Deputy John Le Fondré (Elected unopposed)
  • Deputy Eddie Noel (Elected unopposed)

St Peter[edit]

Wayne Le Marquand election transport

Nominated Candidates

St John[edit]

One candidate was elected.[18]

  • Patrick Ryan 528 (45%)
  • Andrew Lewis 437 (37%)
  • David Ward 205 (18%)

Trinity[edit]

St Martin[edit]

Nominated Candidates

Grouville[edit]

Nominated Candidates

St Ouen[edit]

Nominated Candidates

  • Deputy James Reed
  • Chris Lamy
  • Alan Le Quesne
  • Cliff Le Clercq

St Mary[edit]

Nominated Candidates

  • Ray Cooper
  • John Le Bailly
  • David Johnson

Constable Elections[edit]

Each Parish of the island of Jersey elects one Constable who is both a member of the States of Jersey and head of the Parish Municipality, the Constable acts at both national and regional political levels. The Constable is often referred to as the Father of the Parish.

St Helier[edit]

Simon Crowcroft, being interviewed by BBC Jersey following his re-election unopposed at the Electoral Assembly, 7 September 2011

St Saviour[edit]

St Brelade[edit]

St Clement[edit]

St Lawrence[edit]

St Peter[edit]

St John[edit]

Trinity[edit]

St Martin[edit]

Grouville[edit]

St Ouen[edit]

For the first time since 1903 the position of Constable in the Parish of St Ouen will be contested following the decision of incumbent Ken Vibert to stand down.[19]

Candidates

  • Michael Paddock
  • Richard Renouf

St Mary[edit]

Municipal Elections[edit]

Municipal elections took place in November 2011 for the election of Procureur du Bien Public, Roads Inspectors, Rates Assessors, Honorary Police, Roads Committee & Accounts Committee. These elections are generally uncontested.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Jersey will have a single election day in October 2011". BBC News. 2010-06-23. Retrieved 2011-08-02. 
  2. ^ "Vote.je Jersey Government election information site". States of Jersey. Retrieved 2011-08-02. 
  3. ^ "Election results 2011". Gov.je. Retrieved 2012-10-14. 
  4. ^ "Ex-Bailiff to Stand for Senator". Jersey Evening Post. 2011-07-11. Retrieved 2011-08-02. 
  5. ^ "Ben Queree Political Column". Jersey Evening Post. Retrieved 2011-08-02. 
  6. ^ "Lyndon Farnham". 2011. Retrieved 2011-08-29. 
  7. ^ Querée, Ben (23 August 2011). "What's important is the work behind the scenes with horse trading and deal making". Jersey Evening Post. Retrieved 2011-08-29. 
  8. ^ Anon (2011). "Cohen: Hate-mongers won’t stop me standing". thisisjersey.com. Retrieved 5 September 2011. 
  9. ^ "Stuart Syvret loses appeal at Jersey Royal Court". BBC News. 8 August 2011. Retrieved 2011-08-29. 
  10. ^ "Deputy Monfort Tadier Blog". Deputy Monfort Tadier. Retrieved 2011-08-02. 
  11. ^ "Candidate asks Islanders to write his manifesto". Jersey Evening Post. 2011-09-03.  ; and "Darius Pearce election website". Retrieved 2011-09-04. 
  12. ^ "Jersey politician not seeking re-election". BBC News. 26 August 2011. Retrieved 2011-08-29. 
  13. ^ "Senator says he will not seek an island-wide mandate". BBC News. 19 August 2011. Retrieved 2011-08-29. 
  14. ^ "Senator Jim Perchard to leave the States of Jersey". BBC News. 24 August 2011. Retrieved 2011-08-29. 
  15. ^ "Jersey election 2011: Candidates and Results". BBC News. 17 October 2011. 
  16. ^ a b "BBC News - Jersey election 2011: St Helier". Bbc.co.uk. 2011-10-17. Retrieved 2012-10-15. 
  17. ^ "BBC News - Jersey election 2011: St Saviour". Bbc.co.uk. 2011-10-17. Retrieved 2013-03-30. 
  18. ^ "BBC News - Jersey election 2011: St John". Bbc.co.uk. 2011-10-17. Retrieved 2012-10-15. 
  19. ^ "St Ouen to hold first election for Constable for a century". Jersey Evening Post. 2011-07-26. Retrieved 2011-08-02.