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Hinton Municipal Election 2017 Unofficial Results

At 11:24 pm on October 16, 2017, the Town of Hinton published unofficial election results for our municipality. 

These results are considered unofficial until noon on Friday, October 20, 2017.

Underlined names indicate elected candidates.

Mayoral Candidates:

Marcel Michaels - 1321

Benita Smit - 308

Stuart Taylor - 844

Election Results 1130

Councillor Candidates:  

Trevor Haas - 1320

Don Harrison - 807

Ryan Maguhn - 1449

Dewly Nelson - 1437

Albert Ostashek - 1622

JoAnn (Jo) Race - 1293

Alain Steinemann - 835

Tyler Waugh - 1522

Eligible Voters: 7,619

Actual Voters: 2,487

Voter Turnout: 32.6%

These results are unofficial until noon on Friday, October 20, 2017.

Further Information

Council Orientation

Councillors have received orientation packages from CAO Stephane Labonne, as prepared by Administration. These packages, and sessions scheduled over the coming days, will help these newly elected Councillors get acquainted with their roles ahead of the swearing in ceremony, which is scheduled for October 24; more details are available below.

Organizational Meeting & Swearing in Ceremony

Tuesday, October 24, 2017

4:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Council Chambers | 2nd Floor, 131 Civic Centre Road

During the Organizational Meeting, the new Council will determine the staffing of Council Boards and Committees.

First Meeting of Council

The first meeting of Hinton Town Council 2017-2021 will be held on November 7; more information is available below.

Regular Meeting of Council

Tuesday, November 7, 2017

4:00 PM

Council Chambers | 2nd Floor, 131 Civic Centre Road

Learn More About the New Council

In the coming weeks, members of Administration will be updating the Town of Hinton website with biographical information of Councillors, contact information, and other information - a release will be provided when this process is complete.

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