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Appointment of Island’s first Electoral Commission

The first meeting of the newly appointed Electoral Commission took place this week. The five Commission members bring to the panel a wealth of experience from a...
Friday, 21 October 2022

Alfred Cannan appointed as Isle of Man’s Chief Minister

Hon Alfred Cannan MHK has been appointed as the Isle of Man's Chief Minister following a resolution at a special sitting of the House of Keys today. Mr...
Tuesday, 12 October 2021

General Election Douglas South constituency-wide voting trial

Registered voters in Douglas South will be allowed to cast their vote at any polling station within their constituency this year as part of a pilot scheme. It...
Thursday, 9 September 2021

Chief Minister takes over responsibility for Department for Enterprise

The Chief Minister has taken up the role as the Minister for Enterprise.  It follows the election of The Hon Laurence Skelly MLC as President of Tynwald. Upon...
Tuesday, 20 July 2021

Pre-election meetings to take place around the Island

The Isle of Man Government is organising and funding a new system of public meetings ahead of this year’s House of Keys General Election. The intention is to...
Thursday, 17 June 2021

Local authority elections rescheduled for July 22

The local authority elections have been rescheduled and are now set to take place on Thursday 22 July. The elections provide an opportunity for people to make...
Thursday, 27 May 2021

General Election 2021: Guide produced to help student voters

Voting age students will receive a free guide in the run up to this year’s Isle of Man General Election in a bid to boost participation. ‘The Island’s...
Tuesday, 4 May 2021

Local Authority General Election postponed

Elections for all 21 local authorities were due to take place this month. However, due to the COVID-19 circuit break lockdown the Local Authority General...
Thursday, 22 April 2021

2021 is election year – make sure you are registered to vote

Members of the public are being urged to take action to ensure they are eligible to vote in this year’s local and national elections. Forms will shortly be...
Thursday, 14 January 2021

Claire Christian MHK to serve as political member to two Departments

Chief Minister Howard Quayle MHK has today (Wednesday 23 September) announced the appointment of Claire Christian MHK as political member to two Departments of...
Wednesday, 23 September 2020
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