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Bright Green are excited to confirm the results of the 2017 election for GPEW’s Executive Committee (GPEx). The following roles went to the ballot; Internal Communications Coordinator, Equality & Diversity Coordinator, Publications Coordinator, Local Party Support Co-ordinator, Finance Coordinator.

Turnout was ~6%. The highest amount of valid votes was 2751 for Internal Communications Co-ordinator, and the lowest amount of valid votes was 2672 for Local Party Support Co-ordinator.

The results are below, with the elected candidate(s) marked in bold.

Equality and Diversity Co-ordinator

Valid votes 2709
Invalid votes 100
Quota 1354.5
Candidates First Preferences Percentage
ROUTH, Theo 781 ~28.8298%
Sahra Taylor And Mollie Scharaschkin 1796 ~66.2975%
REOPEN NOMINATIONS 132 ~4.8726%
Non-transferable
Totals 2709

 

Finance Co-ordinator

Valid votes 2682
Invalid votes 127
Quota 1341
Candidates First Preferences Percentage
CARTER, Emma 2559 ~95.4138%
REOPEN NOMINATIONS 123 ~4.5861%
Non-transferable
Totals 2682

 

Internal Communications Co-ordinator

Valid votes 2751
Invalid votes 58
Quota 1375.5
Candidates First Preferences Percentage
BARNETT, Peter 1025 ~37.2591%
Lee-Anne Lawrance, Tom Pashby and, Molly Arthurs 1685 ~61.2504%
REOPEN NOMINATIONS 41 ~1.4903%
Non-transferable
Totals 2751

 

Local Party Support Co-ordinator

Valid votes 2672
Invalid votes 137
Quota 1336
Candidates First Preferences Percentage
ROUXEL, Douglas 2412 ~90.2694%
REOPEN NOMINATIONS 260 ~9.7305%
Non-transferable
Totals 2672

 

Publications Co-ordinator

Valid votes 2674
Invalid votes 135
Quota 1337
Candidates First Preferences Percentage
CHALLENOR, Aimee 2430 ~90.875%
REOPEN NOMINATIONS 244 ~9.1249%
Non-transferable
Totals 2674

 

Author’s note: Each percentage is an approximation.

Each person elected to GPEx will not actually take up the role until the first GPEx meeting after Autumn Conference. The team at Bright Green wishes them all the very best of luck.

So, now the results of the GPEx Election are in, please make sure you vote in the Policy Development Committee (PDC) elections if you are a Green Party member, a ballot will have been emailed to you from OpaVote Voting Link or sent to you in the post. Voting closes for the PDC Election on the 29th of September.

About Aimee Challenor

Aimee is a Senior Correspondent for Bright Green and writes on GPEW News, and specialises in LGBTIQA Rights reporting. Based in Coventry, she is studying BA (Hons) History and Politics at the Open University, in her spare time she enjoys photography and is a charity trustee and Volunteer.