In a metropolis the place practically half the seats have been elected by acclamation, all eyes have been on 5 council races in Westmount.
Amongst these, Matt Aronson was elected councillor for District 7, far surpassing his opponent Neil Hopley. Aronson’s platform targeted partially on enhancing transparency and communication between residents and Westmount council.
“I’m somewhat overwhelmed with the sensation of aid that that is over – however excited to attempt to make some actual modifications,” Aronson stated of his win Sunday evening.
Antonio D’Amico received his race for metropolis councillor in District 1. D’Amico got here in a really shut second within the 2017 municipal elections, dropping to his then-opponent Anitra Bostock by just a few votes. Bostock ran in District 5 this time round, the place she received within the closest race of this election in opposition to opponent Liz McCallum.
Different councillors elected to Westmount council embody first-timer Elisabeth Roux for District 2 and incumbent Kathleen Kez in District 8.
In complete, 11 candidates have been working for eight councillor positions.
The voter turnout reported was 29.3 per cent.
The newly elected Westmount councillors be part of returning Mayor Christina Smith and three incumbent councillors elected by acclamation on Oct. 1.
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