A glimpse at municipal election results throughout the area
Dave Edison topped the new council in voting as Springdale put its new leaders in place for the next four years.
Edison, a returning member of council, collected 595 votes.
Other members of council are Shawn Weir, 584 votes; Rhodes Pelley, 576; Peter Andrews, 497; Brenda Dicks, 388; Joe Tompkins, 353; and Janet Harris, 341. Defeated candidates were Francis Wheeler with 307 votes and Kim Blackler with 202.
The new Springdale council will hold its first public meeting Oct. 10. At that time, it is expected the mayor and deputy mayor will be chosen.
The new town council in South Brook includes Glenn Rowsell, 176 votes; Checo Hewlett, 167; Wallace Mckay, 139; Ronald Mckay, 134; Gene Parsons, 134; Donald Higdon, 133; and Gordon Milley, 116. Rocky Morey was defeated after winning only 82 votes.
Seventy-five of Burlington’s 232 eligible voters cast a ballot Sept. 26. Marcel Perry, with 65 votes; Bobby Welshman, 60; Kevin Winsor, 48; and Tony Kelly, 47; will make up Burlington’s new town council. George Kelly was elected mayor by acclamation.
Defeated candidates include Rudy Norman with 30 votes and Cody Thomas with 24.
Elected to council in Pilley’s Island were Nicole Holland, 101 votes; Terry Hoskins, 100; Otto Ryan, 74; Nora Tizzard, 65; and Betty Traverse, 58. Corey Roberts was defeated after collecting 48 votes.
Doretta Strickland led all council candidates in Triton with 349 votes. She will be joined on council by Leon Strickland, who earned 298 votes; Jason Roberts, 285; Harvey Henstridge, 269; Jeremy Winsor, 255; Pat Williams, 249; and Stedman Rideout, 234.
Unsuccessful in the election were Gilbert Roberts with 223 votes; Lindy Vincent, 200; Bramwell Roberts, 181; Darrin Eoberts, 170; and Edmund Whelan, 63 votes.
Elected to council in King’s Point were Perry Gillingham, 234 votes; Perry Blanchard, 200; Ryan Kelley, 195; Travis Richards, 178; Deb Cakes, 170; Brad Burt, 152; and Peter Gillingham, 127. Defeated were Stewart Bowers, 120 votes; Harold Newbury, 107; and Bob Budgell, 103 votes.
Danny Regular led all candidates in votes in the municipal election in Ming’s Bight with 105. Also earning their way on council were Terry Fudge, 82 votes; Miles Regular, 77; Jamie Corbett, 73; and Corey Greenham, 56. Defeated in the election were Victoria Corbett, 44 votes; and Vida Rice, 39 votes.
The new council in Long Island was acclaimed and includes Daniel Veilleux (mayor), Dennis Gillingham, Leslie Hurley, and Wilson Slade. A second nomination day was held Sept. 26, but no new candidate came forward to fill the vacant seat.
The council in Little Bay was decided by acclamation. Members include Phyllis Simms (mayor), Svea Faulkner (deputy mayor), Richard Bouzane, Greg Bouzane, and Denis Dupuis.
Elected in Beachise were Marden Bennett, Nancy Bowers, John Gallant, Ward Verge, Vincent Bennett, Betty Lou Young, and Peter Stone.
The new council in Robert’s Arm includes Leander Hewlett, Derrick Hicks, Lori Miller, and Donald Paddock. A second nomination day was expected to be held Oct. 3 to attempt to fill the remaining three seats.