posted on Dec, 28 2004 @ 12:59 AM
Pitcairn Islands Council Elections
The Pitcairn islander have shrugged off the controversy of the past two years and gone to the polls to vote and elect new office bearers to take them
through the next few years of changes. Jay Warren was elected after receiving the most votes for the mayoral position by the islanders.
The previous Mayor and island leader Steve Christian did not stand as a candidate in this current election but his family is proudly represented by
his newly elected wife Olive Christian, as island councilor.
Meralda Warren, the well loved former policewoman for the islanders has also been elected to the office of island concillor, along with Carol Warren
and Lea Brown. Carol Warren appeared on many media broadcasts during the rape trials and was staunch in her defence of the island men and all the
island families involved.
Mike Warren another popular and dignified member of the small communitywas elected to the position of Chairman.
Voting and Elected Officers as follows.
Island Mayor: Jay Warren
Island Chairman: Mike Warren
Island Councilors: Meralda Warren, Olive Christian, Carol Warren,