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Calgary election 2021: Who won in Ward 13?

The municipal riding of Ward 13 in Calgary. Graphic by Cody Coates, Global News

Dan McLean is projected to win the councillor seat in Ward 13, defeating longtime incumbent Diane Colley-Urquhart.

Colley-Urquhart was seeking her seventh term on council representing the southwestern ward, but ended up placing third in the three-way race.

Click here to jump to results in the Calgary election.

Here’s a quick look at the three candidates running for council in Ward 13, in alphabetical order.

Diane Colley-Urquhart

Before being elected to city council in 2000, Colley-Urquhart had a career in nursing, a vocation on which she continues to keep updated.

Colley-Urquhart’s re-election campaign focuses on a trio of areas: fiscal management, safety and community health.

Colley-Urquhart’s website

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Colley-Urquhart’s Facebook page

Colley-Urquhart’s Twitter page

Dan McLean

An independent business owner in golf and utility vehicle rentals, McLean is associated with Craig Chandler’s Take Back City Hall group.

If elected, McLean pledges improved fiscal responsibility, efficiency and efficacy from city council, as well as term limits.

McLean’s website

McLean’s Facebook page

McLean’s Twitter page

Jay Unsworth

With training in sustainability and non-profit management, Unsworth’s professional experience centres around the education sector. His volunteer experience includes as a youth soccer coach and a local film festival.

Unsworth hopes to revitalize downtown, improve affordable housing, be fiscally responsible, build out a transportation network that better serves the city, and take action on climate change

Unsworth’s website

Unsworth’s Facebook page

Unsworth’s Twitter page

In total, 27 people are running for mayor and there are 111 candidates for city council. Eighteen people are running to become Calgary Catholic School Board trustees, while 38 people are running to become Calgary Board of Education trustees.

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Election day is Monday, Oct. 18.

Results

 

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