Sarah Ferguson voted back into Jersey's States Assembly

Sarah Ferguson has been voted back into Jersey's States Assembly, after a narrow victory in the by-election.

There were little more than 100 votes between her and Deputy Sam Mezec.

Both were among the 11 candidates vying for the Senatorial seat left vacant after Dr Zoe Cameron resigned in July.

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Jersey's new Senator says 'Royal Square bubble' put people off voting

Jersey's new Senator says islanders feeling out of touch with government could be a reason behind a low turn out of voters on Wednesday.

Senator Sarah Ferguson has been officially sworn into the States today, after collecting 3,649 votes in the by-election.

Less than a fifth of islanders on the electoral roll used their vote, with the new Senator blaming 'the Royal Square bubble' for causing voter apathy.

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