Calgary election 2017: Jyoti Gondek elected in Ward 3
Jyoti Gondek has been elected to represent Ward 3, according to unofficial results Monday night.
Jim Stevenson had been Ward 3 councillor since 2007 but did not run for re-election.
Below is a full list of candidates.
Jyoti Gondek is an adjunct professor at the University of Calgary’s Haskayne School of Business and has been an active volunteer in Ward 3, where she’s lived for 20 years. In her run for a council seat, Gondek is focusing on infrastructure, economy and the needs of Ward 3.
Connie Hamilton bills herself as an outspoken candidate with “no fear.” As part of her platform to become the next councillor for Ward 3, Hamilton is focusing on creating jobs, “common sense growth” and traffic issues.
Jun Lin is a family man, who lives with his wife and three daughters in Panorama Hills. In his run for council, his platform includes improving transparency on city council, protecting taxpayers and fighting to expand the Green Line LRT.
Ian McAnerin is a council candidate who supports Calgary making a bid to host the 2026 Calgary Olympics, building a new arena in the city and seeing the municipal election process reformed. Issues at the centre of his campaign also include recycling and expanding the Green Line LRT.
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