Election results confirm new council for Bonavista
After several hours of counting ballots, the Town of Bonavista’s election results came in — and John Norman was named the community’s first new mayor in 20 years.
After the polls closed at 8 p.m., about 1,900 votes were counted, naming a new mayor and six councillors.
The voter turnout was more than 60 per cent.
John Norman defeated fellow mayoral candidate Beverly Dyke 1,327 votes to 636.
The following councillors were successful in their bids for a seat, with the amount of votes they received: