The all candidates forum in Cache Creek on Nov. 9: Herb Hofer

Anderson re-elected to another term

Ashcroft mayor re-elected; Cache Creek loses councillor Ida Makaro; Clinton gets a new mayor and council; Area I gets a new TNRD director.

There were few surprises in Ashcroft’s election for council as incumbent Mayor Andy Anderson was returned for a term term in office.

He garnered 501 votes while his challenger Joris Ekering pulled in only 99.

The three incumbent councillors were returned to their seats along with former councillor Jackie Tegart who gave up her seat in the 2008 election to challenge Anderson.

In Cache Creek there was slightly more drama as long-time incumbent councillor Ida Makaro lost her seat to two new council members.

Former councillor and former TNRD director Herb Hofer topped the polls in his first return to politics in almost nine years. He was followed by incumbent Darrell Rawcliffe, newcomer Lisa Dafoe and incumbent councillor Wyatt McMurray.

In Clinton both incumbents were voted out. Daniella Dyck gave up her council seat to run for mayor but was defeated by Jim Rivett.

Marian Nelson ran again for Council but placed fifth out of seven candidates. Susan Swan topped the polls, followed by Diana Guerin, David Park and Wayne Marchant.

There was no contest in Lytton. Mayor Jessoa Lightfoot was acclaimed, as was her council of Denise MacIntyre, Patricia Thorpe, Robert Austen and incumbent James Steer.

TNRD Area I’s director Barry Tait lost his bid for a fourth term and was defeated by newcover Steven Rice.

TNRD Area E’s director Sally Watson held on to her seat, beating former Clinton Mayor Roland Stanke.

Meanwhile, in Logan Lake, Mayor Marlon Dosch was acclaimed and all of the incumbent council members retained their seats.

Ashcroft

Mayor

Andy Anderson 501

Joris Ekering 99

 

Council

Helen Kormendy 452

Jackie Tegart 399

Jerry Fiddick 372

Alice Durksen 341

John Kidder 292

Barbara Roden 289

Gail Groome 102

 

Cache Creek

Mayor

John Ranta (acclaimed)

 

Council

Herb Hofer 208

Darrell Rawcliffe 201

Lisa Dafoe 198

Wyatt McMurray 192

Ida Makaro 185

Jim Lambert 147

 

Clinton

Mayor

Jim Rivett 179

Daniella Dyck 133

 

Council

Susan Swan 223

Diana Guerin 212

David Park 201

Wayne Marchant 185

Marian Nelson 142

Marnie Nieuwenhuis 125

Tanni McColl 42

 

Lytton (all acclaimed)

Mayor

Jessoa Lightfoot

 

Council

Denise MacIntyre

Patricia Thorpe

Robert Austen

James Steer

 

Logan Lake

Mayor

Marlon Dosch (acclaimed)

 

Council

Robin Smith 462

Claire Newman 439

Charlie Weir 421

Al Smith 409

Garry Youd 402

Audrey Leblanc 337

Don Brown 324

Luanne Baker 287

 

TNRD Area E

Sally Watson 129

Roland Stanke 67

 

TNRD Area I

Steven Rice 163

Barry Tait 101