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Counting the votes
Record Number: HFC:2019:12
On 9th June 1983 a General Election took place. The count for Truro & St Austell took place at City Hall. The declaration was televised live as a result of David Penhaligon being a well known liberal democrate politician. He had previously appear on Question Time, Any Questions and many radio programs. David Penhaligon was the Liberal MP for Truro from 1974 until his utimely death in December 1986.
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