The long-awaited news has finally arrived, the Pirate Party UK is now officially registered as a political party! This means we can raise funds, have Pirate Party Candidates at the next general election, and do all the other things that political parties do. Getting to this stage has been a long process, we've had to elect officers, raise funds, fill out forms, meet with some (very helpful) people at the Electoral Commission, and learn far more about electoral law and the special party funding rules that apply to Gibraltar than any same person would ever want to.
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...