Two of three Kamloops-area incumbents re-elected

Mel Rothenburger (left), newly elected director for TNRD Area P, chats with Kamloops Mayor Peter Milobar at Milobar’s victory party on Saturday, Nov. 15, at Hotel 540. Allen Douglas photo/KTW

Mel Rothenburger (left), newly elected director for TNRD Area P, chats with Kamloops Mayor Peter Milobar at Milobar’s victory party on Saturday, Nov. 15, at Hotel 540. Allen Douglas photo/KTW

Kamloops This Week

Nov. 16, 2014

Two of three incumbents in Thompson-Nicola Regional District areas bordering Kamloops retained their seats in the Nov. 15 civic election.

In Area P, which includes Tk’emlups Indian Band, and Sun Rivers, challenger Mel Rothenburger knocked off incumbent John Sternig by a vote margin of 512-444.

In Area L, which includes Knutsford and the area south of Kamloops, Ken Gillis defended his seat, fending off challenger John Taylor by a vote margin of 281-184.

In Area J, which includes Cherry Creek and the area west of Kamloops, Ronaye Elliott was re-elected, besting challenger Ron McGivern by a vote margin of 143-78.

Elsewhere in the TNDR, Carol Schaffer defeated Tim Pennell in Area A by a vie margin of 177-164; Bill Kershaw defeated Mike Fennell in Area O by a vote margin of 156-88.

Those elected by acclamation were Sally Watson in Electoral Area E, Steve Rice in Electoral Area I, Randy Murray in Electoral Area M and Herb Graham in Electoral Area N.

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