Wednesday 18 November 2009

Journalist ballot turnout was 17.7 per cent

Figures released by the Electoral Reform Services show that the turnout in the ballot to elect a new editor for the NUJ magazine the Journalist was 17.7 per cent.
The NUJ's National Executive Council today confirmed former Times industrial editor Christine Buckley as the elected candidate to succeed Tim Gopsill as editor.
The number of NUJ members eligible to vote was 27,712. The total number of vote cast were 4,912. The number of votes found to be invalid were 103. Total number of votes counted were 4,809.
Official election report - including turnout. Votes for each candidate - including redistribution of preferences.
When Michelle Stanistreet was elected deputy general secretary of the NUJ last year the turnout was 17.6 per cent.

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