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Calgary election 2017: Druh Farrell wins Ward 7

Well-known incumbent Druh Farrell has been re-elected to represent Ward 7, according to unofficial municipal election results released Monday night.

Multiple voters told Global News councillor ballots were running out at the Scandinavian Centre in Ward 7 as of 6:30 p.m.

Below is a full list of candidates.

Margot Aftergood

Margot Aftergood volunteers her time on several committees and boards, including the Calgary Presbyterial United Church, the Kensington Commons Church and the Oi Kwan Foundation, along with being a licensed insurance broker. In her bid to win the Ward 7 seat on council, Aftergood is focusing on accountability and a strong fiscal plan.

Aftergood’s website

Aftergood’s Facebook page

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Aftergood’s Twitter account

Brent Alexander

Brent Alexander is a volunteer and managing director. He’s offered his free time to several organizations, including the Rotary Club of Calgary and Walk a Mile in Her Shoes. If elected, Alexander says he would focus on eliminating red tape at city hall, secondary suites and improving financial management.

Alexander’s website

Alexander’s Facebook page

Alexander’s Twitter account

Dean Brawn

Dean Brawn describes himself as an entrepreneur, strategic marketing professional and philanthropist. Born and raised in Calgary, he has worked with Vertigo Theatre Company, SAIT and the National Music Centre. Brawn says he wants to bring jobs back to the city and demand value for taxpayer dollars at city hall.

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Brawn’s website

Brawn’s Facebook page

Brawn’s Twitter account

Druh Farrell (Incumbent)

Druh Farrell has been representing Ward 7 at Calgary City Council since being elected in 2001. In her run for re-election, Farrell aims to keep working on initiatives like recycling and composting, small business tax relief and making sure tax dollars are well spent.

Farrell’s website

Farrell’s Facebook page

Farrell’s Twitter account

Marek Hejduk

Born in Vancouver, Marek Hejduk came to Calgary after finishing work with a tech startup in 2000.

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Hejduk’s Facebook page

Hejduk’s Twitter account

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