Kevin Lundrigan re-elected in Burin
The people of the town of Burin have spoken – Kevin Lundrigan has been reelected mayor of the Town of Burin.
“I am quite satisfied with the results,” Lundrigan said following the election Sept. 26.
He added voter turn-out this year was higher than in past elections, with 722 ballots cast. Voter turn-out was at 41per cent, compared to 32 per cent in 2009’s general election.
Lundrigan said he was pleased with the results.
“I wasn’t surprised, but quite pleased,” said Lundrigan. “The response that I had from people over the last couple of months since this came about was fantastic. They support what council has been doing in the past, and I guess they were satisfied by the whole team.”
Lundrigan beat out opponent Shane Foote by 272 votes. Foote received 225 votes while Lundrigan received 497.
Foote told the Southern Gazette he sends his congratulations to Mayor Lundrigan.
“The election was good,” he said. “The people of Burin have spoken and they’ve elected Kevin mayor and I congratulate him and hope he does really well.”
Foote thanked those who supported him in the municipal election.
Kevin Lundrigan have been re-elected as Burin mayor.