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Summary

  1. RESULT: Jason Moorhouse and Graham Cregeen elected in Arbory, Castletown and Malew
  2. RESULT: Alfred Cannan and Tim Baker elected in Ayre and Michael
  3. RESULT: Chris Thomas and Ann Corlett elected in Douglas Central
  4. RESULT: Clare Bettison and Chris Robertshaw elected in Douglas East
  5. RESULT: Kate Beecroft and Bill Malarkey elected in Douglas South
  6. RESULT: David Ashford and Ralph Peake elected in Douglas North
  7. RESULT: Martyn Perkins and Daphne Caine elected in Garff
  8. RESULT: Ray Harmer and Geoffrey Boot elected in Glenfaba and Peel
  9. RESULT: Bill Shimmins and Howard Quayle elected in Middle
  10. RESULT: Rob Callister and Julie Edge elected in Onchan
  11. RESULT: Alex Allinson and Lawrie Hooper elected in Ramsey
  12. RESULT: Juan Watterson and Laurence Skelly elected in Rushen
  13. New MHKs will be sworn in on 27 September
  14. New Chief minister to be elected on 4 October; other ministerial appointments will follow

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By Ariane Barua, Mark Edwards and Ian Shoesmith

All times stated are UK

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  1. Isle of Man 2016 General Election: Thank you and goodnight!

    Thanks for your company tonight - it's been a pleasure.

    We'll leave you with the thoughts of Manx Radio's political reporter:

    Quote Message: There is no room in the next administration for people to pursue their own individual aims. They must work together for the sake of Team Isle of Man. It is the only way. The next five years are critical for Manx economic health." from James Davis Manx Radio reporter
    James DavisManx Radio reporter
    Port Erin courtesy Dave Kneale
  2. Isle of Man 2016 General Election: Daphne Caine becomes fifth female MHK

    Daphne Caine becomes the fifth woman to be elected to the House of Keys tonight / this morning.

    She joins Kate Beecroft (who has been re-elected), Anne Corlett, Julie Edge and Clare Bettison.

    The 47-year-old civil servant won 1270 votes in the constituency of Garff, finishing second behind Martyn Perkins (1767).

    Daphne Caine
  3. Isle of Man 2016 General Election: Gawne goes 'back to digging spuds'

    Phil Gawne, former infrastructure minister, said: "If anyone wants to help, I'm going back to digging up spuds in the garden tomorrow" after his tenure as an MHK came to an end. 

    He added: "I'm young enough to find a new direction in my life and it will be great to see the family again."

    Mr Gawne, who won 972 votes in Arbory Castletown and Malew, was pipped by Jason Moorhouse (1066 votes) and Graham Cregeen (991).

    He has been an MHK since 2003 and has held a number of ministerial posts.

    Phil Gawne
  4. BreakingIsle of Man 2016 General Election: Garff Result

    Martyn Perkins 1767 - elected  

    Daphne Caine 1270 - elected

    Andrew Smith 1247

    Andrew Barton 346  

    Nigel Dobson 231

  5. Garff result imminent

    stand by, folks...

  6. Still with us?

    Come on now -- you can't leave us now!

    There's just one more constituency left to declare - Garff.

    We're starting to flag here at Broadcasting House....

  7. BreakingIsle of Man 2016 General Election: Arbory Castletown and Malew Result

    Jason Moorhouse 1066 - elected 

    Graham Cregeen 991 - elected

    Phil Gawne 972  

    Stephen Crowther 950

    Carl Parker 890  

    Richard McAleer 718

    Carol Quine 267

    Castletown, Isle of Man
  8. Isle of Man 2016 General Election: Clare Bettison elected in Douglas East

    Newly elected Clare Bettison said she will enter the House of Keys "not as an individual but as part of a team for the benefit of the Isle of Man".

    The 32-year-old registered nurse was born in England.

    Clare Bettison
  9. Isle of Man 2016 General Election: Chris Robertshaw wins seat by seven votes

    Former Policy and Reform Minister Chris Robertshaw wins a seat in the House of Keys by just seven votes. Clare Bettison topped the poll with 561 votes, Mr Robertshaw with 487 votes.  Third in line, just missing out on a a place in the House of Keys, was Jon Joughin with 480 votes.

    Chris Robertshaw
    Quote Message: Many things are going to change with this administration - we now need a period when we can deliberate on the election results and decide what the future will look like." from Chris Robertshaw MHK Douglas East
    Chris RobertshawMHK Douglas East
  10. Isle of Man 2016 General Election: A 'new dawn' for Manx politics, says Ashford

    David Ashford
    Quote Message: A new dawn has started in Manx politics - we need a government which actually listens to the people and I am going to start delivering my promises right now." from David Ashford Member of the House of Keys, Douglas North
    David AshfordMember of the House of Keys, Douglas North
  11. BreakingIsle of Man 2016 General Election: Douglas East Result

    Clare Bettison 561 - elected

    Chris Robertshaw 487 - elected  

    Jon Joughin 480  

    Quintin Gill 415

    Amanda Walker 373    

    Cat Turner 324

    John McBride 303  

    Richard Halsall 163  

  12. Isle of Man 2016 General Election: State of Play

    So as the Peel bells prepare to peal for midnight, let's see where we're at.

    We've had the results from nine of the 12 constituencies.

    From the last government we already know three ministers won't be present in the new administration - Chief Minister Allan Bell, Treasury Minister Eddie Teare and Environment, Food and Agriculture Minister Richard Ronan all retired before the election.

    Tonight, Laurence Skelly (economic development) and Juan Watterson (home affairs) have both been re-elected to the House of Keys. Will both still be in the ministerial team?  We should find out next month.

    Phil Gawne will be hoping to join them - but the infrastructure minister is desperately trying to cling on to his place in the Keys.

  13. Isle of Man 2016 General Election: Suspended Houghton expelled by Douglas North electorate

    John Houghton has been comprehensively beaten in Douglas North. 

    He secured 775 votes - some way behind the successful candidates, Ralph Peake (1177) and David Ashford (1219).

    In May, Mr Houghton became the first MHK to ever be suspended indefinitely from Tynwald after a row over bullying.

    John Houghton
  14. Isle of Man 2016 General Election: Peake retains seat

    Businessman Ralph Peake has retained his seat in Douglas North.

    Ralph Peake
    Quote Message: I have learnt a lot from my first year as an MHK. I am ready to deliver for the people of Douglas North and the people of the Isle of Man. from Ralph Peake MHK
    Ralph PeakeMHK
  15. Isle of Man 2016 General Election: Boot elected in Glenfaba and Peel

    Investment company director Geoffrey Boot said he was pleased to be elected after "clean and fair" campaign.

    Geoffrey Boot
    Quote Message: It is an excellent result. It was a long campaign but it was fair and good hearted. I am ready to hit the ground running." from Geoffrey Boot MHK
    Geoffrey BootMHK
  16. Isle of Man General Election 2016: Harmer looking forward to getting back to work

    Re-elected Ray Harmer, who topped the poll in the constituency of Glenfaber and Peel, said he wants to get back to work as soon as possible.  Mr Harmer got 2195 votes in the western area.

    Ray Harmer
  17. Isle of Man 2016 General Election: Baker 'thrilled' be elected

     Commercial financial director Tim Baker finished second in the polls for Ayre and Michael and is elected.

    Tim Baker
    Quote Message: I look forward to paying back the faith people have showed in me. I will do my very best to represent the people of Ayre and Michael. from Tim Baker MHK
    Tim BakerMHK
  18. Isle of Man 2016 General Election: Hooper 'blown away' to be elected in Ramsey

    Chartered accountant Lawrie Hooper has been elected as an MHK for Ramsey.

    Lawrie Hooper
    Quote Message: I am completely blown away. I want to say thank you to all the people of Ramsey who have shown faith in me. I am in shock but I will do my absolute best to represent you and the people of the Isle of Man." from Lawrie Hooper MHK
    Lawrie HooperMHK
  19. Isle of Man 2016 General Election: How the island has led the way for women and younger voters

    We've heard a lot about the number of women in the House of Keys - or lack of them - but it's important to note that the Isle of Man actually became one of the first countries in the world to give women the vote in 1881.

    It was also the first country in western Europe to allow 16 and 17-year-olds to vote in national elections.

  20. BreakingIsle of Man 2016 General Election: Glenfaba and Peel Result

    Ray Harmer 2195 - elected  

    Geoffrey Boot 1805 - elected

    Leslie Hanson 1238

    Peel, Isle of Man