Agassiz election: District of Kent elects two new councillors

Meet Kent’s new council

Polls are closed, votes are in and the preliminary results are out.

Incumbent councillor Sylvia Pranger is acclaimed as the District’s new mayor and candidates Susan Spaeti, Duane Post, Kerstin Schwichtenberg and Stan Watchorn are set to be Kent’s new councillors.

Related: Kent councillor candidates talk business, ALR and putting Agassiz on the map

Spaeti took the lead winning 886 votes, followed by Post with 755. Schwichtenberg got a seat on council with 641 votes and Stan Watchorn won with 549.

Candidates Ian Gardner, Erin Kelley and Sung Y Wong are runners-up this election.

Official results are not confirmed until Oct. 24.

Stay tuned for more about the District of Kent’s new council.

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