Vernon Morning Star reporters are with the candidates, bringing you full live coverage on our website, Facebook and Twitter.
Video from Darrin Taylor’s headquarters at Ratio after the loss:
Video from Victor Cumming’s victory party:
Cumming: Loud cheers erupted at the museum when results were announced.
Taylor: “I’m proud of the way we did it. We talked about issues. We talked about important things… But the city has spoken.”
Darrin Taylor on finishing second in the mayor’s race: “I’m proud of the way we did it. We talked about issues. We talked about important things… But the city has spoken,” Taylor said. “I’m really disappointed for my team. They worked incredibly hard. We ran a campaign about issues and ideas and a new way of doing things. It’s a vote for the status quo and I wish Victor well.”
Vernon Council results:
Brian Quiring: 4,120
Scott Anderson: 4,108
Dalvir Nahal: 3,891
Keri Gares: 3,878
Akbal Mund: 3,426
Kelly Fehr: 3,512
Updated count for mayor, final preliminary numbers after all polls reporting:
Victor Cumming: 4,928
Darrin Taylor: 3,608
Erik Olesen: 990
Art Gourley: 229
Victor Cumming: 3,697
Darrin Taylor: 2,642
Erik Olesen: 753
Art Gourley: 186
Ratio is quiet as Darrin Taylor supporters tune into live result feeds. The crowd is hopeful that Taylor will catch up to Cumming in the polls
Victor Cumming: 1,749
Darren Taylor: 1,422
Erik Olesen: 443
Art Gourley: 132
Close to 30 supporters with Victor Cumming. Family support includes wife Mary-Ann, sons Scott and Jason and daughters Lindsey and Kate, five grandkids and sister Pat Pearce
A small crowd of about a dozen Darrin Taylor supporters await poll results as they sip on coffees and beers at Ratio Coffee House. Taylor, a Vernon mayoral candidate, is at home with his family to watch the results come in. He will visit his private supporters party following the results.
8 p.m. – Polls now closed
As we await election results in Vernon Morning Star, mayoralty hopefuls are with their supporters.