Higgins chosen first female mayor

Katie Brickman
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Deb Higgins was voted in as the first female mayor for Moose Jaw on Wednesday evening.

Higgins won with 53 per cent (5,239) of the votes over Fraser Tolmie (46 per cent or 4,645 votes).

Voted into council was incumbents Heather Eby, Dawn Luhning, Don Mitchell and Brian Swanson. Also voted in was Patick Boyle and Candis Kirkpatick for the first time.

Voted into the Prairie South School Board was Lew Young, Brain Swanson, Jan Radwanski, Tim McLeod and Darrell Crabbe.

The ward system resolution did not get voted in as 4,786 people voted against and 4,135 voted for the resolution.

Results are not final and more stories will be posted later this evening. Check out Thursday's Times-Herald for complete coverage of school board and city election news.

Geographic location: Moose Jaw

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  • Anita Aikman
    October 25, 2012 - 12:21

    Congratulations Deb!! We are all very proud of you ! Looking forward to working with you in the near future !

  • Ken Parsons
    October 25, 2012 - 01:44

    Congratulations Deb. Moose Jaw is in good hands.