St Helena votes NO in chief councillor poll

On Saturday 23 March 2013, a Poll was held on St Helena, on the question of a Chief Councillor, raised in the recent discussion paper ‘Improving Democracy and Accountability’ To the Question: Should St Helena have a Chief Councillor who can select the Executive Council?

The results were as follows:

  • YES – 42 votes
  • NO – 168 votes

The idea was put out to a public vote after members of Legislative Council said they had to be guided by concerns raised at meetings across the island.

Read more on the St Helena Government website.

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