Many politicians in the area are being acclaimed to their positions since no one will be challenging them in today’s municipal election.
Councillor Wendy Wright will become the Reeve of Gillies Township. Lucy Kloosterhuis is back as the Mayor of Oliver Paipoonge.
In O’Connor, Jim Vezina will lead that community and Wendy Landry will stay on as Mayor for Shuniah.
There’s a race for Neebing’s top job with Erwin Butikofer and Dick Facca running for Mayor.
In Conmee, Incumbent Kevin Holland wants to return for another four-year term, while Suzanne Huot wants to try her hand in the position.
Finally, in Nipigon, incumbent Richard Harvey is fighting for his job against Gordon Mackenzie and Barry Laukkanen.