Rossland’s new female Mayor is Kathy Moore.
1240 votes for Kathy Moore363 votes for Jill SpearnOver 59 per cent of voters took to the polls in this Municipal Election.
Preliminary results are in Aaron Cosbey 1294 votes – won a seat on CouncilMarten Kruysse 1276 votes – won a seat on CouncilAndrew Zwicker 1275 votes – won a seat on CouncilAndy Morel 1233 votes – won a seat on CouncilLloyd McLellan 948 votes – won a seat on Council*Tim Thatcher 788 votes – a recount is taking place between Thatcher and Greene to determine the final seat on Council*John Greene 788 votes – a recount is taking place between Thatcher and Greene to determine the final seat on CouncilGreg Granstrom 444 votes – no seat on Council
One vote will make all the difference to determine the final seat on Council!In regards to the tie vote between John Greene and Tim Thatcher at 788 votes at piece, only one of them can sit on Council. The Chief Election Officer for Rossland has announced there will be a manual recount at 1pm on Monday 17 November. If this produces a tie vote then a Judicial Recount will take place. Then if it is still a tie The City of Rossland Bylaw #2572 states the tie vote will be resolved by conducting a lot in accordance with section 141 of the Local Government Act. A lot is conducted by writing both candidates names on a piece of paper and drawing out a ‘winner’. The person’s name on the piece of paper will receive the final ‘vote’.
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