Clifton Grima to replace Leo Brincat in Parliament
Clifton Grima was elected yesterday in a casual election in the ninth electoral district for the seat vacated through the resignation of Leo Brincat.
Dr Grima is CEO Carmel Hospital.
Competing for the seat were also Nikita Zammit Alamango, Manuel Micallef and Simon Saliba.
Mr Grima, a lawyer, was always considered to be the frontrunner in the race, having obtained 1,646 first-count votes in 2013.
He won the seat after reaching the quota of 1,877 votes in the first count.
Mr Brincat resigned after he was appointed to the European Court of Auditors. at Mount