Elk Valley Municipal Decision 2011- The Results are in

Municipal Election Results 2011 for Fernie, Sparwood, Elkford, Area A and B as well as the School Trustee

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In a Mayoral election race closely watched by all residents in Fernie, as well as across the country, Mary Giuliano was finally revealed as the winner on Saturday night. Incumbent Mayor Cindy Corrigan and Councillor Mary Giuliano have been battling it out with ad campaigns and election forums for the last few weeks. The final results were 697 votes for Giuliano and 655 votes for Corrigan.

Being sworn in as Fernie councillors are Phil Iddon (1071), Joe Warshawsky (728) Dan McSkimming (719), Willard Ripley (673), Randal Macnair (668) and Joni Kratz (591)

In Sparwood Lois Halko had a commanding lead with 583 votes and the new councilors include Margaret Mckie (677), Joanne Wilton (643), Sharon Fraser (610), Ron (Sonny) Saad (594), Hungry Baytaluke (475) and Andy MacIntyre (421)

In the RDEK Area A, Mike Sosnowski finished ahead in the race for Director with 279 votes compared to 209 votes for opponent Oscar Nielsen.

* – Elected

Fernie Mayor

*Mary Giuliano             697

Cindy Corrigan              655

Sparwood Mayor

*Lois Halko                583

Bev Bellina                 138

Peter Templin             225

Fernie Council

Casey Brennan                      584

Andrea McKay Horton             516

*Phil Iddon                            1071

Jonathan MacGregor               411

*Randal Macnair                    668

*Joe Warshawsky                  728

*Dan McSkimming                 719

*Willard Ripley                      673

Erik Stout                             306

*Joni Krats                            591

Sparwood Council

*Sharon Fraser                   610

Paul Hebert                        355

*Margaret McKie                677

*Ron (Sonny) Saad            594

Muriel  Stickney                  288

*Joanne Wilton                  643

*Hungry Baytaluke            475

*Andy MacIntyre               421

Norma McDougall               319

Rose Sharma                     382

Area A

*Mike Sosnowski                279                   Elected

Oscar Nielsen                     209

Area B

Heath Slee                                               Acclaimed

Elkford Mayor

Dean  McKerracher                                      Acclaimed

Elkford Council

Walter Conibear                                           Acclaimed

Craig  Robinson                                            Acclaimed

Mandy McGregor                                           Acclaimed

Shelly McLean                                               Acclaimed

Ken Wildeman                                               Acclaimed

Joe  Zarowny                                                 Acclaimed

School District #5 Trustee

Frank Lento                                                     Acclaimed

Bev Bellina                                                       Acclaimed

Shaun Damstrum                                            Acclaimed

Curtis Helgesen                                               Acclaimed