September 23 by-election results
September 23, 2017
For immediate release
District of Saanich by-election results
Saanich, BC – As of 9:00 p.m. on September 23, 2017, Karen Harper has been elected as Councillor in the 2017 Saanich municipal by-election. The District of Saanich and the Chief Election Officer wish to congratulate Karen Harper, and thank all voters as well as candidates who took part in the process.
Preliminary by-election results
- Karen Harper – 2,340 votes
- Rebecca Jane Mersereau – 2,238
- Nathalie Chambers – 1,856
- Michael Geoghegan – 863
- Ned Taylor – 597
- Rob Wickson – 577
- Shawn Selkirk Newby – 465
- Marsha Henderson – 334
- Keith Andrew Davidoff – 163
- Art Pollard – 83
- Karen Harper will be officially sworn in on October 16, 2017.
- Karen Harper will hold office until October 2018, which is the end of Council’s current term.
- A total of 9,521 votes were cast in this by-election.
- Rules and procedures for municipal elections are set out in the Local Government Act, the Local Elections Campaign Financing Act and the Local Elections Statutes Amendment Act.
For more information, please visit: saanich.ca/elections.
Chief Election Officer