© Christopher Gooding
Trish Stewart is the people's choice for mayor here in Oxford, beating out the incumbent, Lloyd Jenkins, and candidate Arnold MacDonald.
OXFORD - Trish Stewart is the people’s choice for Mayor of Oxford.
In the advance polls Stewart lead with 57 votes, Arnold MacDonald with 52 and incumbent Lloyd Jenkins with 27.
In the A-L poll, Stewart kept the lead with 83 votes. MacDonald garnered 70 and Jenkins gained another 38.
In the A-Z poll mayoral results were Jenkins-37, MacDonald-91, and Stewart-98.
At final tally, it was clearly a tight race between Stewart and MacDonald. Stewart captured 238 votes, just 25 more than MacDonald's 213. The incumbent, Jenkins, accomplished 92 votes.
Joining Stewart in chambers will be councilor-elect Wade Adshade, Darlene Ellis, Paul Jones, Tom Kay, Barry Patriquin and Dawn Thompson.
Patriquin was the frontrunner for voters – with 402 votes – followed by Ellis’ 381 and Paul Jones at 325. Incumbent Thompson secured 259 votes, Adshade 241 and Kay impressed with 314 votes.
Candidates Alison Draper landed 206 votes; Peter Swan 222; Wendy Turpin 185 and Patricia Weatherbee accomplished 212 votes.