Podunk picks its leaders

It was another long night for the vote counters as candidates Don Scott and Jack Mussallem provided for a rather close horse race for the Mayoralty of Prince Rupert, with Mr. Mussallem only securing his victory late in the evening.

For most of the night the two were fairly close in the cote totals, Mussallem finally pulling ahead midway through the evening, never quite out of reach but never giving up much in the way of ground. It was in the final hour or so of the count that he really seemed to pull away from his challenger, finishing off with a 192 vote lead, receiving 53% of the vote compared to 47 for Mr. Scott…

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