Released November 12, 2020
WEYBURN – Official results for the 2020 Weyburn municipal and school boards election held on Nov. 9 have been declared.
For the office of Mayor for the City of Weyburn, Marcel Roy was elected for a second consecutive term.
For office of Councillor for the City of Weyburn, incumbents Jeff Richards, Mel Van Betuw and Dick J. Michel were reelected. Ryan Janke, John Corrigan and Laura Morrissette will fill the remaining three seats, with Morrissette returning after a previous term in 2016.
Melanie Sorensen and Norma M. Hewitt-Lendrum won the two seats on the board of trustees for the South East Cornerstone Public School Division No. 209.
The two seats open on the board of trustees for the Holy Family Roman Catholic Separate School Division No. 140 were declared by acclamation; candidates Bruno Tuchscherer and Jerome Sidloski were elected.
A total of 2,914 ballots were cast between one regular poll, two advanced polls, special polls and mail-in ballots.
The Returning Officer for the 2020 municipal election would like to thank all the election workers and City of Weyburn staff who worked tirelessly to hold a safe and successful election for Weyburn voters during the Covid-19 pandemic.
“This was the first year Weyburn has held an election during a pandemic and using electronic vote tabulating machines,” said Returning Officer Donette Richter. “We appreciate the incredible voter cooperation for following and understanding all the new protocols.”
“Our advanced polls turnout exceeded our expectations, as well as the number of voters who attended our regular poll on Nov. 9 during a winter storm,” she added.
The official results can be found at www.weyburn.ca/elections/results.