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Gilroy wins in Daniel McIntyre defeating Harvey Smith

Winnipeg election voting
Winnipeggers vote for a new mayor, council and school trustees Wednesday. Lara Schroeder / Global News

Cindy Gilroy won a nail-biter in the Daniel McIntyre council race winning by 591 votes over runner-up Keith Bellamy.

Long-time councillor and incumbent in the race Harvey Smith finished third with 3,284 votes.

Gilroy,  who lost to Smith in 2010 finishing a close second, works as constituency assistant to provincial NDP Minister Kevin Chief and joins a number of new councillors coming to city hall.

She won the election with 4,209 votes to Bellamy’s 3,618. Gilroy also beat out candidates Dave Donaldson, John Cardoso and Godwin Smith.

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