Ballots are counted at the Terrace Sportsplex.

Regional district voters call for change

Election results in for RDKS, school board — recount ordered for Terrace Rural

In the school board election for Terrace trustees incumbents Margaret Warcup and Art Erasmus have beat out challenger Peter Lambright for the two available seats. In Thornhill, incumbent Sandy Watson has defeated Lorrie Gowen.

In the election for the Regional District of Kitimat Stikine voters chose new directors in all but one area that wasn’t acclaimed. In Thronhill, Area E, Jeff Hammond unseated Ted Ramsey. Dean Paranich won over the incumbent, Linda Pierre in Area B (Hazeltons Rural Areas, Kispiox Valley, Moricetown through Cedarvale). And in Electoral Area A (Nass Valley, Meziadin) Eric Nyce took a strong lead over Harry Nyce.

A close contest of just two votes has prompted a recount for Electoral Area C (rural Terrace). Tallies currently show Bruce Bidgood leading Martin Holzbauer 126 to 124 votes. Chief Elections Officer Cathy Jackson in Terrace is waiting for the arrival of ballots from two voting places and hopes to complete the recount by Tuesday.

Vote count – School board trustees (unofficial)

Terrace:

Art Erasmus (Terrace incumbent) 798

Margaret Warcup (Terrace incumbent) 1,115 –winner

Peter Lambright – 745

Thornhill:

Sandy Watson (Thornhill incumbent) 255 winner

Lorrie Gowen (served prior to 2014) 173

Vote count – Regional District of Kitimat Stikine board of directors (unofficial)

Electoral Area A (Nass Valley, Meziadin)

  • Harry Nyce (incumbent) 75
  • Eric Nyce 187 – winner

Electoral Area B (Hazeltons Rural Areas, Kispiox Valley, Moricetown through Cedarvale)

  • Linda Pierre (incumbent) 129
  • Dean Paranich 157 – winner

Electoral Area C (rural Terrace area) (Recount called)

  • Martin Holzbauer – 124
  • Bruce Bidgood – 126

Electoral Area D (Telegraph Creek, Iskut, Bob Quinn)

  • Acclaimed – incumbent Dave Brocklebank

Electoral Area E (Thornhill)

  • Ted Ramsey (incumbent) – 169
  • Jeff Hammond – 181 – winner

Electoral Area F (Dease Lake)

  • Acclaimed – incumbent Tina Etzerza

MUNICIPAL ELECTION 2018 RESULTS
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