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B.C. municipal election 2018: Highlands results

Incumbent Kenneth Williams has been acclaimed as mayor of the District of Highlands.

Williams faced no opposition in the race for mayor.

The entirety of Highlands’ council was also acclaimed.

Incumbents Leslie Anderson, Ann Baird, Gord Baird, Marcie McLean and Karel Roessingh will be back for another term, and will be joined by newcomer Rose Stanton.

Candidates

Mayor

Kenneth G Williams (incumbent)

Council

Leslie G Anderson (incumbent)

Ann L Baird (incumbent)

Gord D Baird (incumbent)

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Marcie McLean (incumbent)

Karel H Roessingh (incumbent)

Rose A Stanton (incumbent)

Boundary

Northwest of Victoria and south of Brentwood Bay is where you’ll find Highlands, at the southern tip of Vancouver Island.

Population (2016)

2,225

History

Highlands is a community in the Capital Regional District.

Previous censuses help to tell the story of a municipality that has grown steadily, from 1,094 people in 1991 to 2,225 in 2016.

Its largest age bracket is the 55- to 59-year-old group, followed by people aged 50 to 54 years old and then by individuals aged 60 to 64.

Median total income of couple economic families with children (2015)/B.C. median

$136,704/$111,736

Political representation

Federal

Alistair MacGregor (NDP)

Provincial

John Horgan (BC NDP)

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