Jersey

Votes stand in St Helier number one district recount

Paul Le Claire
Image caption Deputy Paul Le Claire lost his seat in St Helier number one district by 17 votes

The votes stand in the election in St Helier number one district after the votes cast on 19 October were recounted.

The recount was ordered by the Royal Court after a request by Deputy Paul Le Claire who lost his seat.

Deputy Le Claire received 700 votes, missing out on being re-elected to his seat by 17 votes.

Deputy Judy Martin took the third seat with 717 behind Deputy Trevor Pitman with 763 and James Baker with 767.

The recount took place in the Assembly Room of the Town Hall in St Helier on Tuesday.

The result will be presented to the Royal Court on Wednesday afternoon and the new members will be sworn in on Monday.

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