Elections Officer confirms results: new Chief and three new Council members elected
Posted March 15, 10.20pm: After two-and-a-half years without one, there will be a new Chief of Wahta Mohawk Territory: Philip Angus Franks. He was elected Chief in today’s elections.
Elections Officer Veronica McLeod has confirmed the reports posted earlier on Muskoka News Watch of the new council for Wahta.
Philip Angus Franks is the new Chief with 154 votes, defeating his opponent Tim Thompson.
Elected to Council are:
- Karen Commandant with 156 votes
- Michael Decaire with 151 votes
- Teresa Greasley with 146 votes and;
- Stuart Lane with 114 votes
Three incumbent members of Council – Shirley Hay, Bill Hay and Dan Stock — were unsuccessful in their attempt at re-election.
Muskoka News Watch, March 15, 2014: Early results show new Council for Wahta
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