Polls in Winnipeg are closed. Now, the city waits to meet its new mayor


Polling stations in Winnipeg have closed — and folks in Manitoba’s largest city will quickly discover out who their subsequent mayor will probably be.

The city is selecting its first new chief since 2014, when incumbent two-term Mayor Brian Bowman was first elected. Bowman introduced in 2020 he wouldn’t run once more.

After an extended marketing campaign interval with a crowded pool of candidates vying for the spot, one is about to come out on prime.

Polls closed at 8 p.m. CT. You can examine the outcomes as they arrive in on this web page.

The first candidate to step up for the prime seat got here six months after Bowman’s announcement. In the previous six months, 10 extra registered.

Those candidates are Idris Adelakun, Rana Bokhari, Chris Clacio, Scott Gillingham, Kevin Klein, Shaun Loney, Jenny Motkaluk, Glen Murray, Robert-Falcon Ouellette, Rick Shone and Don Woodstock.

Now that polls are closed, vote counting has begun. Ballots forged in advance will probably be counted first, adopted by votes forged immediately, mentioned senior election official and city clerk Marc Lemoine.

First outcomes are anticipated between 8:15 and eight:30 p.m., whereas the bulk of the outcomes are anticipated by round 9:15 p.m., Lemoine mentioned. Full outcomes needs to be in by round 9:45 p.m.

Winnipeg can be electing councillors in 13 of its 15 electoral wards after a four-month marketing campaign interval — and the city is assured to see at the least two new councillors.

The Charleswood-Tuxedo-Westwood and St. James wards will ship new faces to city corridor, since their incumbents (Klein and Gillingham, respectively) are working for mayor.

Two incumbents are assured to hold their seats: Couns. Devi Sharma in Old Kildonan and Markus Chambers in St. Norbert-Seine River had been each acclaimed after nobody ran towards them.

The different wards electing councillors are Daniel McIntyre, Elmwood-East Kildonan, Fort Rouge-East Fort Garry, Mynarski, North Kildonan, Point Douglas, River Heights-Fort Garry, St. Boniface, St. Vital, Transcona and Waverley West.


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