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Port Moody announces official results for 2018 General Local and School Board Election
Posted Date: October 22, 2018

Official Election Results (650px)

The results of the 2018 Port Moody General Local and School Board Election, held on October 20, 2018, are now official, as declared by the Chief Election Officer.

Qualified Port Moody voters elected one mayor, six councillors, and two school trustees for a four-year term. The names of the candidates who received the highest number of valid votes and were declared elected are in bold type in the table below. The final vote tally is as follows: 

MAYOR (one)

 
Candidate  Total Votes   
Clay, Mike   4,151  
Vagramov, Rob   4,545 ELECTED 

COUNCILLOR (six)

 
Candidate  Total Votes   
Biedka, Richard   1,502  
Dilworth, Diana   4,236 ELECTED 
Evans, Tasha Faye   3,604  
Jan, Sager   712  
Junker, Barbara   3,534  
Karamanian, Sharleen   2,153  
Lahti, Meghan   3,775 ELECTED 
Lubik, Amy  4,192 ELECTED 
Madsen, Hunter  5,005  ELECTED 
Malamas, Jimmy  694   
Milani, Steve   4,085 ELECTED 
Robertson, James Cameron   2,398  
Royer, Zoë   4,752 ELECTED 
Ward, Stirling   2,482  

SCHOOL DISTRICT 43 TRUSTEE (two)

 
Candidate  Total Votes   
Cena, Cathy  618   
Froese, Ryan   2,459  
Moore, Shaunda   1,725  
Owens, Nancy  2,270   
Park, Lisa   4,398 ELECTED 
Watkins, Keith   3,107 ELECTED 

 

As part of the 2018 General Local and School Board Election, Port Moody voters were asked to mark a ballot with “yes” or “no” in response to a community opinion question about the sale, partial sale, or lease of the former Fire Hall and existing Works Yard sites on Murray Street. Visit portmoody.ca/vote to read the full background and context for the community opinion question.

The outcome of the vote is as follows:
COMMUNITY OPINION QUESTION: Do you support the sale, partial sale, or lease of the former Fire Hall and existing Works Yards sites to pay for more park land and one or more of the community improvements listed above?  
Response  Total Votes 
No  4,638 
Yes  4,103 

 

The Community Charter authorizes Council to pose a community opinion question. The results of a community opinion question are non-binding. Port Moody voters’ response to the question about the former Fire Hall and existing Works Yard sites will be considered along with technical and financial information as Council makes decisions moving forward.

Please visit the City’s website to view all vote tallies and percentages for advance polls, mail-in ballots, and General Voting Day polling stations.

Approximately 38 per cent of Port Moody’s eligible voters cast a ballot in the 2018 General Local and School Board Election.