VANCOUVER voters have elected 27 people to public office following the preliminary count of 2018 municipal by-election ballots, according to a press release by the City of Vancouver.
Approximately 176,744 ballots were cast and voter turn-out is estimated to be about 39.4 per cent. 158 candidates ran in races for Mayor, Councillor, Park Commissioner, and School Trustee.
The official election results will be declared by the Chief Election Officer by October 24, 2018. The unofficial results are as follows:
|DE GENOVA, Melissa||NPA||53324|
7 Park Commissioners
9 School Trustees
|WONG, Allan||Vision Vancouver||47378|
The voting results will be available for public inspection at the City’s election office until November 23, 2018. It is possible to seek a judicial recount in Provincial Court, and to challenge the right of an elected candidate to take office, or the validity of an election in B.C. Supreme Court.
The inauguration ceremony for the newly elected officials will take place November 5, 2018. Details will be released closer to that date.
Vancouver voters also voted on three capital plan borrowing questions, which will provide infrastructure funding from 2019-2022. Unofficial results are below.
|Question||Yes votes||No votes|
|Question 1: Transportation and technology||118,562||40,235|
|Question 2: Capital maintenance and renovation programs for existing community facilities, civic facilities, and parks||121,671||36,901|
|Question 3: Replacement of existing community facilities and civic facilities||108,742||49,466|