Election 2018: City votes are in

All incumbents re-elected, with two newcomers

The unofficial votes for Terrace’s next city council are in.

While the numbers will not be made official until tomorrow, chief election officer Cathy Jackson said the tallies aren’t expected to change.

The new council will be comprised of:

Sean Bujtas, James Cordeiro, Lynne Christiansen, Evan Ramsay, Brian Downie and Jessica McCallum-Miller.

Mayor Carol Leclerc was acclaimed to serve her second term as mayor.

Three incumbent city councillors topped the polls this election, with one new candidate bumping into fourth place.

Sean Bujtas received the most votes at 1,113, followed by James Cordeiro at 996 and Lynne Christiansen at 990.

Newcomer Evan Ramsay came in fourth with 965 votes, followed closely by incumbent Brian Downie with 945.

The last city council seat went to newcomer Jessica McCallum-Miller with 883. David Try received 811 votes, with Martin Holzbauer receiving 420.

Only 17 per cent of eligible voters went to the polls this year with 1,485 votes cast out of a pool of 8,359, according to CivicInfo BC numbers.


 


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