Airdrie City council has two new members for next four years
The voters have spoken, tThere will be two new faces joining on Airdrie City council for the next four years.
Manager of Airdrie Farmers Market Candice Kolson was electedion on Oct. 21 with 2,434 votes and second-time candidate Darrell Belyk, who ran in the 2010 Airdrie municipal election, took the last seat is now a member ofon council with 2,315 votes.
Incumbents Kelly Hegg (3,833 votes), Fred Burley (3,446 votes), Ron Chapman (3,368 votes) and Allan Hunter (2,703 votes) were also voted in.
Airdrie Mayor Peter Brown was acclaimed on Sept. 23 when no one ran against him.
Local radio host Rob Jamieson just issedmissed the cut with 2,016 votes and Team Airdrie United -, comprised of Jane Anderson, Angela Pitt, Mike DeBokx and Kevin Hughes - ranked just below Jamieson with 1,735 votes, 1,702 votes, 1,326 votes and 1,283 votes respectively.
Richard Douglas Herdman received the least votes with 256.
Airdrie Rocky View School Trustees for the next four years will be incumbent Sylvia Eggerer with 2,485 votes and newcomer Todd Brand with 966 votes.
Voter turnout for the 2013 municipal election in Airdrie was 17.75 per cent or 5,592 people. The voter turnout of the 2010 was 33 per cent.
All results are unofficial until Friday, Oct. 25.
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