Bill Kershaw wins Byelection for TNRD Area O

Kershaw wins over candidate Mike Fennell by nine votes

The Thompson Nicola Regional District Chief Election Officer has announced preliminary election results for the TNRD Byelection for Area O, which experienced an extremely poor voter turnout.

Bill Kershaw of Barriere has won the election with 127 votes in his favour, while running mate Mike Fennell received 118 votes.

The preliminary results are based on the ballot accounts by calculating the total number of valid votes for each candidate. Determination of Official Results will be announced before 4:00 p.m. on Wednesday, November 21, 2012.