Victor Cumming is the new mayor of Vernon.
The economist who finished second in 2014 to Akbal Mund, received 4928 votes, with Darrin Taylor second at 3608.
Erik Olsen had 990 and Art Gourley 229.
Three incumbent councilors and the outgoing mayor were re-elected.
Brian Quiring topped the councillor polls for the second straight election with 4120 votes.
Scott Anderson was second with 4108, Dalvir Nahal was third with 3891, with Kari Gares fourth with 3878.
Gares is a Coldstream resident who runs a mortgage broker business. She finished 7th, one behind Scott Anderson, in 2014, just failing to get elected.
Current mayor Akbal Mund was 5th with 3626, and Kelly Fehr got the final council spot in 6th with 3512.
Fehr is one of the executive directors of the Turning Points Collaborative Society, formerly the John Howard Society, in Vernon.
Teresa Durning was 7th with 3105 and 8th was Dawn Tucker with 2733.
Ninth was Jasmine Finley with 2592, 10th was Kevin Lepp with 2289, 11th was Shawn Lee with 2221, 12th was Jamie Morrow with 2101, 13th was Sherilee Franks with 1944, 14th was Gord Leighton with 1801, 15th was Rick Lavin with 1467, 16th was Dave DeShane with 1287, 17th was Lily Kerr with 1061, 18th was Terry Volcano with 879 and Don Jefcoat with 821 and Sam Zaharia was20th with 448.
These are all preliminary results.
Preliminary results from ballots cast in advance, special and regular polls in Vernon indicate that Victor Cumming is the new Mayor of the City of Vernon, having received 4,928 votes. Darrin Taylor received 3,608 votes; Erik Olesen received 990 votes; and Art Gourley received 229 votes.
The six council positions were filled by:
Brian Quiring 4,120 votes
Scott Anderson 4,108 votes
Dalvir Nahal 3,891 votes
Kari Gares 3,878 votes
Akbal Mund 3,626 votes
Kelly Fehr 3,512 votes
The other candidates were:
Teresa Durning 3,105 votes
Dawn Tucker 2,733 votes
Jasmine Finlay 2,592 votes
Kevin Lepp 2,289 votes
Shawn Lee 2,221 votes
Jamie Morrow 2,101 votes
Sherrilee Franks 1,944 votes
Gord Leighton 1,801 votes
Rick Lavin 1,467 votes
David Deshane 1,287 votes
Lily Kerr 1,061 votes
Terry Vulcano 879 votes
Don Jefcoat 821 votes
Sam Zaharia 448 votes
The preliminary results are based on the ballot accounts prepared at each voting place and are subject to determination of official election results by the Chief Election Officer, Susan Blakely. These results will be confirmed on Monday, October 22, 2018.
Preliminary results and final results will be posted on the City of Vernon election page at www.vernon.ca/election.