Ascension Island Government

Island Council By-Election Results – 04 March 2021

On 4 March 2021, a By-Election of the Island Council was held, in accordance with the Island Government (Ascension) Ordinance 2008.

Three candidates ran for two available Councillor positions, with electors being permitted to cast up to two votes each. Of 550 registered electors 108 electors cast 181 votes, casting their ballots as follows:

Name of Candidate Total Number of Votes Cast Percentage (rounded to nearest whole figure)
Nicholas Ivan John 72 40%
Douglas Gordon Miller 69 38%
Lucy Rodwell 40 22%

In accordance with the number of votes cast, the following persons have been duly elected to serve on the Island Council: 

  • Nicholas Ivan John
  • Douglas Gordon Miller