By Cole Parkinson
With 35% voter turnout in Coalhurst, the Town elected a new Mayor, Lyndsey Montina with 398 votes, compared to Ron Lagemaat’s 259 votes. For council, residents elected Deborah Florence (287 votes) Jesse Potrie (268), Heather Wanda Caldwell (295), Barbara Jennifer Edgecombe-Green (197), and Scott Akkermans (253). Finishing just behind in Coalhurst was Brody Prete (221), Chris Evetts (211), Stan Reynolds (141), John Bordyschuk, and Taralynn Craig (127).
Nobleford’s unofficial results saw 268 total ballots cast which were as follows: Joan H Boeder,(194), Marinus de Leeuw (206), Melissa Jensen (152), Byron Kreft (60), Corné Mans (199), and Bill Oudshoorn (232).
Lethbridge County saw Lorne Hickey acclaimed in Division 1 and Tory Campbell acclaimed in Division 2. Mark Sayers (176) defeated Robert Horvath (58) in Division 3 and John Kuerbis (181) was elected in Division 4 over Michael Schooten (117) Division 6 and 7 saw Klaas Vander Veen and Morris Zeinstra acclaimed, respectively.