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Mount Royal, November 5, 2013 – Having obtained the results of the election held on Sunday, November 3, in districts 5 and 6, Town of Mount Royal mayor Philippe Roy hails the arrival on Council of Daniel Robert and Louis Dumont.

While Mr. Robert was re-elected in District 6, it was Mr. Dumont’s first election to the position of councillor for District 5.

Mayor Roy especially wishes welcome to Mr. Dumont, with whom he hopes to work in the interest of all Townies.

Summary of the results

In District 5, Louis Dumont won the seat with 356 votes versus 286 votes for outgoing candidate, Melpa Kamateros. For their part, the citizens of District 6 re-elected Daniel Robert with 392 votes as opposed to 175 for Yoan Amar. The official swearing-in of all elected officials will take place on Friday, November 8, 2013, at Town Hall.

The councillors for districts 1 to 4, namely Joseph Daoura, Minh-Diem Le Thi, Erin Kennedy and John Miller, as well as Mayor Philippe Roy were all elected unopposed.

The boundaries of each electoral district can be seen on a map available on the Town’s website in the Town Council section of the Town Government tab.

Satisfactory turnout

Given that the election involved only two districts, Mayor Roy expressed satisfaction with the overall participation rate, which was close to 30%. More than 1,200 citizens came to Town Hall on Sunday, November 3, to make their voices heard.

The mayor and new council will get down to work in the coming days, when they are slated to study the Town’s 2014 operating budget, which must be approved by year-end.