Harwood re-elected as mayor of Clearwater

John Harwood has been re-elected as mayor of Clearwater for another four years

John Harwood

John Harwood

The initial results are in and John Harwood has been re-elected as mayor of Clearwater for another four years.

He defeated challenger Jon Kreke by 481 votes to 294.

Harwood has been District of Clearwater’s mayor since incorporation seven years ago.

Also elected to Clearwater town council were Ken Kjenstad with 679 votes, Shelley Sim with 667, Merlin Blackwell with 598, Gord Heisterman with 545, Dennis Greffard with 533 and Barry Banford with 505.

All except Greffard were incumbent council members.

Not elected was the mayor’s wife, Melanie Harwood, who received 412 votes