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Anthem for Jersey: Music, Media and Politics in an Island Setting

In 2007, Jersey’s government launched a competition in search for a further anthem to celebrate the island’s identity. Even though the island uses ‘God Save the Queen’ as its official anthem because of its allegiance to the British Crown, there are increasingly more...

Jersey’s 2022 general election

Jersey is a British Crown Dependency, with full internal self-government. The basic features of its political system are very long established. The Island’s 12 parishes have existed in their present form for nearly 1,000 years and have been the basis of the political...

Election turnout in Jersey

Election turnout in Jersey has averaged 44%, one of the lowest figures in the world. The position largely reflects an unwillingness to vote but also to a limited extent electoral arrangements. This paper sets out and analyses the available data on turnout and reasons...