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Paul Russell to be sworn in today at Halifax City Hall  

Paul Russell has been officially certified as the winner of a byelection for the vacant District 15 seat on Halifax regional council.
Paul Russell has been officially certified as the winner of a byelection for the vacant District 15 seat on Halifax regional council. Jesse Thomas/Global News

Paul Russell, who won the municipal byelection in Lower Sackville earlier month, will be sworn in on Tuesday at Halifax City Hall.

READ MORE: Paul Russell declared official winner of Halifax’s Lower Sackville byelection

On Oct. 5, Russell won the byelection with 30.5 per cent of the votes. He will represent Lower Sackville at city hall until the next general election, which is scheduled for Oct. 17, 2020.

Russell will replace Steve Craig in District 15, who left the seat vacant after winning a seat in Nova Scotia’s legislature during a provincial byelection in June.

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