HIGH RIVER, AB: Michael Nychyk has been elected to serve a one-year term as Councillor for the Town of High River after receiving 818 votes during the by-election held on October 17.
Please note, these results will become official as of Friday, October 21 as candidates are given additional time to request a re-count, if required.
The remaining votes were distributed as follows:
Jamie Kinghorn – 311
Sandra Wiebe – 176
Terry Coleman – 152
Total voters: 1,457
The by-election was held in order to fill the seat of former Councillor Peter Loran, who resigned in August.
Once the results are official, the new Councillor will be sworn in at the annual organizational meeting on October 24 for a one-year term ending in October, 2017.
There will be a full municipal election held in October, 2017 as all current Councillors will reach the end of their four year term.