Kenny Bell elected as mayor of Iqaluit

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Kenny Bell has been elected as Iqaluit’s new mayor. photo courtesy of Kenny Bell/Facebook

Voters in Iqaluit have chosen Kenny Bell as their new mayor.

Bell defeated Noah Papatsie, his only challenger, by a count of 1,049 votes to 688 after the ballots were counted on Monday evening. Both men are former city councillors.

Results from the council vote are not yet available.

Swearing-in for the new mayor and council is scheduled for Nov. 5. They will serve four-year terms.

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