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Kinkora residents overhaul council

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KINKORA, P.E.I. - Kinkora has chosen a new council to join Mayor-elect Tina Harvey at the council table. Harvey was elected by acclamation. There were eight candidates seeking the six council seats.

Three newcomers polled the highest with Andrew McCarville leading the way with 117 ballots, followed by Andrew McCardle with 110 and Colin Montgomery with 93. Four members of the current council sought re-election but only Janet Needham-Payne with 92 votes and Damien McAvinn with 84 were returned.

Roy Cook received 86 votes. Left off council were Robert Duffy who received 72 votes, and outgoing mayor Patrick Duffy who ran for council in Monday’s election. He received 44 votes.

A total of 126 voters cast ballots.

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