The City of Saskatoon has a new Mayor. Charlie Clark who served on City Council before taking a run at the top job squeaked by Don Atchison, the incumbent, with 41% of the vote.
Clark says he's very excited to get to work as the city's mayor, and says it will be a memorable election for Saskatoon. He says this is the time to bring Saskatoon into a new era, and told the crowd at City Hall that he is excited to work with the community to make Saskatoon "the city that got it right".
Meanwhile, after 13 years in city council's centre chair, Don Atchison finished in second place with 37% of the vote.
Atchison says it has been a real honour to serve the city and a truly humbling experience, and that "tomorrow will be the start of a new beginning".
On Saskatoon City Council, unofficially at this time it will be: in Ward 1 Darren Hill; Ward 2, Hilary Gough and that was another very tight race as Gough beat out council veteran Pat Lorje with 40% of the vote as compared to Lorje's 38%. Ward 3 went to Ann Iwanchuk; Ward 4 Troy Davies; Ward 5 Randy Donauer; Ward 6 Cynthia Block; Ward 7 Mairin Loewen; Ward 8 Sarina Gersher; Ward 9 Bev Dubois; Ward 10 Zach Jeffries. In the RM of Corman Park Judy Harwood was acclaimed as Reeve. Lyndon Haduik was elected in Division 3. Arthur Pruim was elected in Division 5. John Germs and Joanne Janzen were acclaimed in Divisions 1 and 7. In North Battleford Ryan Bater was acclaimed as Mayor.
In Prince Albert Greg Dionne, the incumbent, has another term in office unofficially with 4,450 votes. In the wards in Prince Albert the unofficial winners are as follows: Ward 1 Charlene Miller; Ward 2, Terra Lennox-Zepp; Evert Botha in Ward 3; Don Cody in Ward 4; Dennis Ogrodnick, Ward 5; Blake Edwards Ward 6; for Ward 7 Dennis Nowoselsky; and Ward 8 was acclaimed. Kent Muench was acclaimed as the Mayor of Martensville. Sheryl Spence is the Mayor of Warman unofficially with 1,466 votes. Denis Perrault is Mayor in Swift Current after garnering over 4,000 votes. In Moose Jaw, Fraser Tolmie gained just about 54% of the vote in their Mayoral race ousting Deb Higgins. Rob Muench has been unofficially elected in Humboldt with 1,633 votes. Debra Button lost to Marcel Roy after a decade as Weyburn's Mayor. Button is also the President of the Saskatchewan Urban Municipalities Associaiton. In Regina Michael Fougere ran away with a second term in office, with 24,992 votes seems and will be serving as Mayor of Regina.
Residents of Saskatoon, this is your City Council for the next four years. It will be headed by Mayor Charlie Clark with 41% of the vote. Don Atchison garnered 37% and Kelley Moore, 22%. Ward Councillors: Ward 1 incumbent Darren Hill Ward 2 Hilary Gough edged past incumbent Pat Lorje by 139 votes Ward 3 incumbent Ann Iwanchuk Ward 4 incumbent Troy Davies Ward 5 incumbent Randy Donauer Ward 6 Cynthia Block Ward 7 incumbent Mairin Loewen Ward 8 Sarina Gersher Ward 9 Bev Dubois Ward 10 incumbent Zach Jeffries
There are several acclaimed positions on the Saskatoon school boards. For the Public School Board. (Bolded means they have unofficially been elected) Ward 1
Holly Kelleher - acclaimed Ward 2 Vernon J. LINKLATER 2832* Winston McKAY 1193 Ward 3
Donna Banks - acclaimed
Dan DANIELSON 1867 Cameron SCOTT 2357* Ward 5
Colleen MacPherson - Acclaimed
Kathleen BRANNEN 5998* Randal WUNDER-BUHR 988
Joe GILL 779 Joe PATTERSON 875 C. SHEPHERD HILLS 1579 Ross TAIT 2756* Sarah VERMETTE 1461
Robin BELLAMY 1812 Dan RICHERT 432 Brad SCHIELE 454 Suzanne ZWARYCH 1957*
Unofficial Final Results for Separate School Board Trustee (Bolded means they have unofficially been elected) Candidate Votes J.R. (Ron) BOECHLER 6736* Diane BOYKO 11250* Jim CARRIERE 7537* Dana A. CASE 6711 Mike CEY 5658 Bronwynn M. CUTTS 2897 Tom FORTOSKY 9926* Marija GONARI 3843 Denis R. HALL 1974 Tim JELINSKI 7764* Alice RISLING 7079* Doris TURCOTTE 6061 Lovie WESOLOWSKI 5003 S. ZAKRESKI-WERBICKI 8778*