Abbott, Foster win Gwaii Trust election

  • Nov. 25, 2006 6:00 p.m.

Voters in Central Graham Island elected Tlell resident Jim Abbott as their new Gwaii Trust director for the next two years. Mr. Abbott received 67 votes. His closest rival, incumbent Delina Petit Pas Myles, received 50 votes. Claudette Lavoie received 40 votes, and Su-san Brown received 33 votes.

In Sandspit, incumbent Warren Foster was re-elected as that community’s Gwaii Trust representative with 70 votes. Graham Evenson, the only other candidate, received 44 votes.

In Central Graham Island, Mr., Abbott was elected with strong support from the Tlell poll. He received 38 votes in Port and 29 in Tlell. Ms Petit Pas Myles beat Mr. Abbott at the Port poll, with 48 votes, but received only two votes in Tlell. Ms Lavoie received 23 votes in Port and 17 in Tlell, while Ms Brown received 11 votes in Port and 22 in Tlell.

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