Taylor Bachrach holds up a print-out of interior-news.com announcing his win in the mayoral race.

Bachrach wins mayoral race in Smithers

Election results will be posted online sometime after polls close at 8 p.m.

  • Nov. 19, 2011 2:00 p.m.

Challenger Taylor Bachrach has won the race for Smithers Mayor against incumbent Cress Farrow, according to the unofficlal total on civicinfo.bc.ca.

His council appears to be: Frank Wray, Norm Adomeit, Mark Bandstra, Charlie Northrup, Bill Goodacre, and Phil Brienesse.


Telkwa’s results have come in and both incumbents for council, Rimas Zitkauskas and Rick Fuerst are returning, joining new councilors Brad Layton and John McDivitt.

Mayor Carman Graf was already returning by acclamation.


For School District 54, those elected for Zone 2 (Smithers/Glentenna/Driftwood) are Kim Martinsen, Frank Farrell, and Lara Collingwood.


In the Regional District of Bulkley Nechako, Stoney Stoltenberg is returning for another term in electoral area A.


In New Hazelton, Gail Lowry won by a landslide against Robert Henwood. Lowry had 111 votes, against Henwood’s 31.

Her council will be: Mike Weeber, Braunwyn Henwood, Janet Willson, Ray Sturney, Geroge Burns, and Pete Weeber.

There was no election in the Village of Hazelton as all candidates were acclaimed. There Alice Maitland resumes her job as mayor.

The council is: Wendy Blackstock, Nick Marshall, Shirley Muldon, and Bud Smith.

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