Haida Gwaii will see some fresh faces on village councils, the regional district and the school board after today’s election.
Here are all the preliminary results:
Queen Charlotte voters have elected Kris Olsen as mayor, and Lisa Pineault, Jesse Embree, Devin Rachar, and Richard Decembrini as councillors. Of the 667 eligible Charlotte voters, 411 cast a ballot — a turnout of 62 per cent.
Masset voters have elected Barry Pages as mayor, and Terry Carty, Bret Johnston, Robert Morton, and Regina Williams as councillors. Of the 642 eligible voters, 261 cast a ballot — a turnout of 41 per cent.
In Port Clements, voters have elected Kazamir Falconbridge, Brigid Cumming, Ian Gould and Teri Kish as councillors, with Doug Daugert acclaimed as the new mayor. Of the 270 eligible voters in the village, 129 cast a ballot — a turnout of 48 per cent.
Voters in rural Graham Island have elected Johanne Young as the Area D director for the North Coast Regional District, with 68 per cent of the vote. Sandspit voters have elected Evan Putterill as the NCRD director for Moresby Island, with 56 per cent of the vote.
For the Haida Gwaii School District, voters in the north area (Masset, Tow Hill, and Nadu Road) have elected Patrick Moores as their trustee. Roeland Denooij has been elected as trustee for the south area (Queen Charlotte, Miller Creek, and Moresby Island). Wilson Brown is acclaimed as the trustee for Old Massett, Julia Breese is acclaimed as the trustee for central Graham Island, and Dana Moraes is acclaimed as the trustee for Skidegate.