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Charlottetown Coun. Greg Rivard wins seat by acclamation

A woman walks by a row of election signs for several candidates in the 2018 municipal election in Charlottetown.
A woman walks by a row of election signs for several candidates in the 2018 municipal election in Charlottetown. - Tony Davis

CHARLOTTETOWN, P.E.I. - Greg Rivard will be returning to Charlottetown council after no candidates came forward to run against him.

As the only candidate after the Friday deadline it means Rivard wins his Ward 7 seat by acclamation.

Rivard, who was first elected to council in 2014, is the only incumbent who is unopposed this election.

RELATED: Charlottetown Ward 7 candidate remains unchallenged

During the 2014 election Rivard beat former councillor and current mayoral candidate Cecil Villard.

Rivard served as chairman of the planning and heritage committees during his first term in office and has lived in the Ward 7 since 2006.

Voters in all P.E.I. municipalities go to the polls on Nov. 5.


Charlottetown municipal election candidates

Mayor:

Philip Brown

Kim Devine

Jamie Larkin

William Izzard McFadden

Cecil Villard

Ward 1:

Laurent Beaulieu

Ron Dowling

Paul Haddad

Alanna Jankov

Leo Killorn

Ward 2:

Terry MacLeod

Justin Muttart

Ward 3:

Norman Beck

Mike Duffy

Keith Kennedy

Frank MacEachern

Ward 4:

Valentine Gomez

Mitchell Tweel

Richard Turner

Ward 5:

Kenneth Desroches

Pauline MacIntyre

Kevin Ramsay

Ward 6:

Bob Doiron

Melissa Hilton

David W. MacDonald

Ward 7:

Greg Rivard

Ward 8:

Jason Coady

Trevor MacKinnon

Ward 9:

Lornie Hughes

Julie McCabe

Ward 10:

Terry Bernard

Ryan Cooke

Jason MacKinnon

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