Tim Thomas has been elected in one of many closest mayoral races in Pointe-Claire, ousting incumbent candidate John Belvedere by solely 61 votes.
Thomas took 4,535 votes (45.7 per cent) whereas Belvedere got here second with 4,474 voting (45.1 per cent) to re-elect him. Lois Butler got here in a distant third with 868 votes (8.7 per cent).
Belvedere was marginally main for a lot of the evening, however Thomas stayed on his tail and snuck in a win with the previous couple of ballots coming in.
A number of hours earlier than the win, Thomas talked about he already had some priorities in thoughts if he will get elected.
“The very first thing I’ll do is rezone the Fairview Forest as an environmentally protected inexperienced house, and I’ll hopefully have the councillors assist me accomplish that.”
Six out of the eight districts re-elected their metropolis councillor whereas Seigniory and Cedar/Le Village will see contemporary faces, with Bruno Tremblay and Erin Tedford profitable respectively.
Paul Bissonnette received a fifth time period in a row as metropolis councillor of the Lakeside district.
Brent Cowan, who criticized Belvedere overtly in the previous couple of months, was additionally re-elected within the district of Oneida for an additional time period as councillor.
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