John Le Maistre elected Constable of Grouville
Wednesday 2nd October 2013, 8:56PM BST.
Former Jersey Farmers Union president John Le Maistre has been elected as the new Constable of Grouville.
He beat Grouville Chef de Police Charles Dix by 1,001 votes to 442. The result was announced at the Parish Hall at 8.55 pm this evening.
Mr Le Maistre (54), who was born and brought up in the parish and is married with four children and six grandchildren, will be sworn in by the Royal Court on Friday.
He will complete the term of office of the late Dan Murphy, who died in July.
• See Thursday’s JEP for full report and pictures