Thursday 11 December 2014

Crossbench hereditary peers’ by - election, December 2014 : result

On the first count, of the 18 candidates, 7 received one or more first-preference votes.

After 4 transfers of votes, the voting for the final three candidates was as follows:

Lord Russell of Liverpool 13
The Duke of Somerset 5
Lord Thurlow 5

The first successful candidate was therefore Lord Russell of Liverpool.

On the second count, of the 17 remaining candidates, 6 received one or more first preference votes. After 4 transfers of votes, the voting for the final two candidates was as follows:

The Duke of Somerset 12
Lord Thurlow 11

The second successful candidate was therefore The Duke of Somerset.

List of candidates for the 9th December by election

Albemarle, E.

Aldington, L.

Cadman, L.

Calverley, L.

Clanwilliam, E. (L. Clanwilliam)

Darling, L.

Grantley, L.

Harlech, L.

Hood, V.

Kinnoull, E.

Lloyd-George of Dwyfor, E.

Massereene and Ferrard, V. (L. Oriel)

Napier and Ettrick, L.

Russell of Liverpool, L.

Sempill, L.

Somerset, D.

Sudeley, L.

Thurlow, L.

Full details and candidate statements here

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