While we congratulate our Finnish friends of Piraattipuolue on successfully getting not one but two Pirates elected in the municipal elections, one in Helsinki and one in Jyväskylä we remain hopeful that our local communities here will vote for the new, open and trust-restoring politics that Pirates can offer.
In the last election cycle we were heavily focused on the disastrous IP Act and DE Bill that the Conservatives were pushing into law, helped by Labour. We saw Pirates campaign nationally to bring awareness to this injustice and publish information on how to protect ourselves from these invasive and disproportionate new powers.
Board of Governors 2017 By-Election Summary
Samuel Mills, Noah Stride and Jeb Hedges are declared elected after counting 20 ballots using ERS97 STV. There were 5 candidates for 3 seats (including RON).
There were zero spoilt (aka empty) ballots cast and 20 valid ballots cast across the 5 candidates.
The bar charts below show the vote counts for each candidate in each round.
Yellow – Votes carried over from previous round
Green – Votes received in this round
Red – Votes transferred away in...