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Elections to the House of Keys

Every five years, the people of the Isle of Man vote to elect the 24 Members of the House of Keys. Isle of Man Government manage the process from candidates declaring to stand, to running the actual election on the nominated day.

The most recent General Election took place on 22nd September 2016. 12 returning and 12 new Members of the House of Keys were chosen by voters in 12 constituencies, with 2 representatives per area.
  • ​The results of the General Election 2016 are available to download as is historical data back to 2001 by clicking here.
  • You can find out more about the Members of both the House of Keys and the Legislative Council by clicking here.  
This 10 minute video, produced by Culture Vannin, explains how elections on the Isle of Man work. It follows candidates from the 2011 General Election through their campaigning, to polling day, the counting of the votes and finally their swearing in to the House of Keys.

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