New Brunswick’s three biggest cities have elected women as their mayors.
Results of the May 10 municipal elections were announced Tuesday night after polls closed in the Edmundston-Madawaska region, where voting had been delayed because of a COVID-19 lockdown.
Kate Rogers becomes Fredericton’s first female mayor, defeating incumbent Mike O’Brien.
Donna Reardon is the new mayor of Saint John, while Dawn Arnold was re-elected mayor of Moncton.
Ballots were held in a secure location for the last two weeks before counting started Tuesday morning.
Voters also cast ballots for district education councils and regional health authority boards.
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