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Isle of Man votes in general election


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Voters are going to the polls today to vote for the 24 members to the House of Keys (parliament) in the Isle of Man. The Isle of Man is a self-governing Crown dependency of the United Kingdom in the Irish Sea between England and Ireland.

Voters will be able to choose from 63 candidates and will vote at 56 polling stations across twelve two member constituencies across the island between 8 a.m. and 8 p.m. local time. Around 47,323 people are registered to vote.

Members of the House of Keys will be sworn in on 27th September and a new Chief Minister will be elected on 4th October.

In the 2011 election the centre-left Liberal Vannin Party won three seats and Independents won the remaining 21 seats.

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