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David Quirk elected as new Onchan commissioner

Fri, 23 Oct 2020

By Chris Cave - Local Democracy Reporter
By Chris Cave - Local Democracy Reporter

Former MHK David Quirk has been voted in as the newest member of Onchan District Commissioners.

He replaces James Cherry, who resigned in October last year, and will serve a six-month term until May 2021.

Turnout for the by-election was 25 per cent with Mr Quirk securing a majority of 59 votes ahead of Kim Corlett.

Issues arose with some absentee voters being sent late ballot papers, with Onchan Commissioners saying a statement would be issued in due course.

Speaking at the count, Mr Quirk said it was a close-fought battle:
 

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