RM OF COTE, RM OF ST. PHILIPS — Of the two rural municipalities within the Kamsack area that required ratepayers to go to the polls to determine councillors, in one the incumbent was re-elected, while in the other the incumbent was defeated.
At the RM of Cote, where the election day poll was held at the Runnymede Hall, incumbent Councillor Dale Schwartz of Div. 4 received 38 votes, while his opponent, Tanner Chutskoff obtained 13 votes.
Schwartz, and the other two councillors who had been elected by acclamation on Oct. 5, Vern Bowes of Div. 2, and Murray Horkoff, Div. 6, will be taking their oaths of office at the first meeting of council on Nov. 13.
At the RM of St. Philips, where the poll was held at the Happy Hearts Club in Pelly, Ron Sernowski obtained 39 votes for the Div. 6 councillor’s seat, while the incumbent Councillor Conrad Vogel had 32 votes.
Sernowski and Ron Sorrell of Div. 4 will take their oaths of office at the meeting of council on Nov. 24. The RM of St. Philips has no Div. 2.