Poll: deciding by a draw

Cindy Fortin gave out a long sigh of relief when Madam Justice Ellen Burdett declared her mayor of Peachland for the next four years.

After nine days and three vote counts failed to determine a winner, Burdett was forced to place the names of Fortin and challenger Harry Gough into a box and pull out the winning name.

"I declare Cindy Fortin elected as mayor," said Burdett after a three-and-a-half hour judicial recount left the two candidates deadlocked with 804 votes apiece.

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Should fines be increased to help stop illegal dumping in the bush?

Total Votes:  8418

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