Christine Black from Ensemble Montréal (Équipe Denis Coderre) has been re-elected as mayor of Montreal North in Quebec’s 2021 municipal election.
Black acquired probably the most votes in opposition to her mayoral candidate rivals, Will Prosper from Projet Montréal (Équipe Valérie Plante), Carl-Henry Jean-François from Mouvement Montréal (Équipe Balaram Holness) and Vito Salvaggio of Motion Montréal (Équipe Gilbert Thibodeau).
Black received with over 62.68 per cent of the vote with greater than 3,570 votes.
In second place got here Prosper with 30.37 per cent of the vote (1,730 votes). In third place got here Jean-François with 5.13 per cent (292 votes) and in fourth place got here Salvaggio with the remaining 1.83 per cent of the votes (104 votes).
The outcomes are as of 11 p.m.
Again in August, Prosper was on the centre of political controversy when revelations surfaced of previous inappropriate conduct whereas he labored as a police officer with the RCMP 22 years in the past in Manitoba.
Prosper was requested to resign by the RCMP after he was caught wanting up confidential information about alleged Montreal gang members who had been beneath investigation for homicide. He was then dismissed from the drive.
Mayor Valérie Plante, nonetheless, stood by her Montreal North candidate.
“He made a mistake 22 years in the past. He paid for it. He misplaced his job,” Plante mentioned on standing by him again in August. “How lengthy ought to it take for somebody to [be able] to return to [work] in public life?”
Black, who has a historical past of labor in local people activism, has been mayor of Montreal North for the final 5 years — she received throughout the 2016 by-election.
Montreal North is ethnically numerous and has a inhabitants of 84,234, in keeping with the 2016 census.
The borough has an ongoing concern of increased gun violence and racial profiling by the Montreal police.
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