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Ascension Island Council General Election Results 20 October 2022

21 October 2022


On 20 October 2022, a General Election of the Island Council was held, in accordance with the Island Government (Ascension) Ordinance 2008.

Six candidates ran for five available Councillor positions, with electors being permitted to cast up to five votes each. Of 511 registered electors 133 electors cast 362 votes, casting their ballots as follows:

Name of Candidate Total number of votes cast
Kerry Ann Benjamin 73
Kyla Benjamin 55
Kenneth Anthony Godkin 36
Douglas Gordon Miller 46
Alan Herbert Nicholls 62
Laura Marie Shearer 90
In accordance with the number of votes cast, the following persons have been duly elected to serve on the Island Council:  
  • Kerry Ann Benjamin
  • Kyla Benjamin
  • Douglas Gordon Miller
  • Alan Herbert Nicholls
  • Laura Marie Shearer