Voting results show Rob Martin as Mayor-elect for Colwood, earning 2,348 votes out of the total 4,089 votes cast in Colwood. Going into the election there were 12,931 voters on the voter registration list.
Here are the six Council candidates who earned the most votes:
Doug Kobyashi - 2,703 votes
Dean Jantzen - 2,646 votes
Cynthia Day - 1,928 votes
Michael Baxter - 1,875 votes
Gordie Logan - 1,775 votes
Stewart Parkinson - 1,767 votes
Based on these numbers, returning Councillors are Gordie Logan and Cynthia Day. The four new members of Council are Dean Jantzen, Doug Kobyashi, Michael Baxter and Stewart Parkinson.
For a full breakdown of election results, visit CivicInfoBC - Colwood.
See also: Election results for School District 62 on CivicInfoBC - Sooke School District.
Sincere thanks to all the candidates who were willing to step into a leadership role in our community. It takes a tremendous amount of time, energy, courage and dedication to run an election campaign and our community is better for having the opportunity to meet these candidates and hear about their vision for Colwood.
Inaugural Meeting of Council
The new Council will be sworn in during the Inaugural Meeting of Council on Monday, November 5, 2018 at 7:00 pm in Council Chambers. The meeting will include Mayor and Councillors’ Oath of Office, the Mayor’s Inaugural Address and recognition of members of the previous Council. Everyone is welcome. Light refreshments will be served.
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A review of the City's Land Use Bylaw is up next. Don't miss the kick off event on November 8th, when Dr. Dave Witty will spur conversation about Designing Colwood's Future.
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