Burke confirmed in Victoria
Arthur Burke will continue as mayor of Victoria after last Tuesday’s mayoral race in that Conception Bay town.
Burke garnered 553 votes to his opponent, Barry Dooley’s 378.
Joining Mayor Burke on Victoria’s new council will be: Jeanette (Burke) Penney with 653 votes; Stephen King, 598; Jennifer Baker, 577; Robert Clarke, 549; Aubrey Rose, 519 and Vivian Hiscock, 447.
Five other candidates were unsuccessful in their bids for council seats. They were: David Bourne, 421; Mike Powell, 225; William Collins, 196; Fred Baldwin, 185, and Albert Dean, 138.