Winnipeg council races: Many new faces at city hall
WINNIPEG — There will be six new councillors working at city hall following the 2014 election.
Cindy Gilroy edged out Keith Bellamy to replace longtime councillor Harvey Smith, who placed third in the Daniel McIntyre riding.
Jason Schreyer took the ballot over incumbent and former Winnipeg Jet Thomas Steen in Elmwood-East Kildonan.
Shawn Dobson was elected in St. Charles, beating incumbent Grand Nordman.
John Orlikow held on to his seat against former city entomologist Taz Stuart in River Heights-Fort Garry.
Marty Morantz won the Charleswood-Tuxedo riding riding over four other candidates.
Janice Lukes was elected in St. Norbert over Sachit Mehra and Joe Chan; incumbent Justin Swandel didn’t run for re-election.
Incumbent Russ Wyatt held on to the Transcona seat and Devi Sharma held on to her Old Kildonan riding.
Ordained minister Scott Gillingham took St. James-Brooklands, the former riding of Scott Fielding, who retired from council to run for the Progressive Conservatives. He beat Unitarian minister Stefan Jonasson in what some called the ministers’ race.
Incumbent Mike Pagtakhan was elected in Point Douglas with most polls reporting.
Incumbent Ross Eadie was elected in Mynarski over Greg Littlejohn, Trevor Mueller and Dave Capar.
Incumbent Bryan Mayes was elected in St. Vital over Glenn Churchill and Steven Hennessey.
In Fort Rouge-East Fort Garry, incumbent Jenny Gerbasi held onto her seat.
Matt Allard won the St. Boniface riding and incumbent Jeff Browaty won in North Kildonan.
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