Vernon School District sees five new trustees

Only two incumbents, Mollie Bono and Robert Lee, are returning to SD22

After a late night of tallying the votes, municipal election results from School District 22 are in.

Only two incumbents are returning to the board of education: Robert Lee, the Coldstream-area trustee who was in by acclamation, and Mollie Bono, who scored the third highest number of votes with 3,049 and earned a spot as a Vernon trustee once again.

Mark Olsen took the most votes for Vernon candidates with 4,075, followed by Tom Williamson at 3,113, Bono and Jenn Comazzetto at 2,762.

Gen Acton (481 votes) and Village of Lumby Coun. Lori Mindnich (380) took the two Lumby-area seats to beat out Sheri Minard (233).

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In School District 83’s Electoral Area 1: City of Armstrong/District of Spallumcheen/Columbia Shuswap Regional District Area D (Falkland, Salmon Valley, Deep Creek and Ranchero), Tennnile Lachmuth won with 1,039 votes over Carolyn Farris’ 784.

It was a relatively tight race in Electoral Area 2: City of Enderby/CSRD Area E/District of Sicamous/Regional District of North Okanagan Area F. Quentin Bruns received 804 votes versus Fred Busch’s 728.


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