Lionel Perez from Ensemble Montréal (Équipe Denis Coderre) has been elected as the brand new mayor of Côte-des-Neiges–Notre-Dame-de-Grâce (CDN-NDG) in Quebec’s 2021 municipal election.
Perez obtained essentially the most votes in opposition to his mayoral candidate opponents, Sue Montgomery from Braveness – Équipe Sue Montgomery, Gracia Kasoki Katahwa from Projet Montréal (Équipe Valérie Plante), Matthew Kerr from Mouvement Montréal (Équipe Balarama Holness), Alexander Montagano from Équipe CDN – NDG and Neal Mukherjee from Motion Montréal (Équipe Gilbert Thibodeau).
As of 11 p.m. Sunday, Perez received with over 38.83 per cent of the vote, with a complete of 9,591 votes. In second place got here Katahwa, with 36.51 per cent of the vote (9,017 votes), and Kerr got here in third with 10.79 per cent of the vote (2,666 votes).
Former mayor Montgomery got here in fourth with 9.37 per cent of the vote (2,315 votes).
Montgomery held the function of CDN-NDG borough mayor for the reason that final municipal election in 2017.
Montgomery has confronted her share of political scandal as borough mayor. She was kicked out of the Projet Montréal caucus after her former chief of workers Annalisa Harris confronted harassment allegations.
This led to a years-long saga pitting Montgomery and Harris in opposition to the Metropolis of Montreal, which result in ethics complaints filed in opposition to Montgomery.
Quebec’s municipal fee (CMQ) discovered Montgomery responsible of 11 moral breaches whereas in workplace. The report cleared her of 17 different fees.
Montgomery then fashioned her personal get together, Équipe Sue Montgomery.
The borough’s new mayor Perez has held the role of city councillor for the Darlington district with Ensemble Montréal. He additionally served as a spokesperson for the standing of metropolis, governance and worldwide relations.
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