BACKGROUND: All four councillors running for re-election will be returning to city hall alongside two new first-time councillors.
Only 1,485 people out of an eligible pool of 8,359 – 17.77 per cent – cast their vote in Terrace on Oct. 20.
Sean Bujtas came out ahead with 79 per cent of the vote at 1,113, followed by James Cordeiro with 996 ballots. LynnChristiansen came third with 990 votes, followed by Evan Ramsay at 965, incumbent Brian Downie at 945, and JessicaMcCallum-Miller with 883 votes.
One of the newcomers to council, McCallum-Miller, may be the first Indigenous councillor in Terrace’s history, and at 24-years-old she may also be the city’s youngest, according to city clerk Alisa Thompson.