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Preliminary results show support for Public Works Referendum

Council frontrunners: Scott Elliott, Mitch Vik, Ron Paull, Laurey-Anne Roodenburg, Martin Runge, Tony Goulet

Quesnel’s preliminary results are in.

Incumbent councillor Scott Elliott took the majority of the votes with 1,417 (15.2% of vote). Not far behind was Mitch Vik, with 1,230 votes (13.2%).

Incumbents Ron Paull and Laurey-Anne Roodenburg were next in line, Paull bringing in 1,111 votes (11.9%) and Roodenburg 1,101 (11.8%).

Martin Runge is in with 894 votes (9.6%), and Tony Goulet brought in 888 (9.5%).

The Public Works Referendum preliminary results show overwhelming approval for borrowing money for the new facility, with 76.2% (1,393) of voters saying yes, and 23.8% (435) voting no.

The tallies take into account all three voting stations in Quesnel, plus advance votes and mail-in ballots.

Preliminary vote counts indicate Susan MacNeill (7.6%), Tammy Burrows (6.7%), Fritz Wyssen (5.8%), Lindsay Woods (4.5%) and Kyle Townsend (4.3%) have been defeated in the election, although official results are not yet in.

Official election results will be announced Oct. 22, 2018 after 10 a.m.

MUNICIPAL ELECTION 2018 RESULTS
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