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2018 Municipal Election.

Leading up to election day, you'll find stories and candidate listings updated as information becomes available. We'll continue to lead the way with candidate roundtables, forums, debates and more. Check back often to stay informed about everything related to municipal elections in the southeast.

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Voters Puzzled Over Separate Polling Stations In Steinbach

The Senior Election Official for Steinbach says from a logistics standpoint, everything went very well with the municipal election. Deb Rempel says she always hopes for a large turnout and that was…

Funk Gets The Gavel

After twelve years at the head of council, Chris Goertzen hands over the gavel to Earl Funk who is now officially Steinbach's new mayor. Funk will chair his first city council meeting as mayor on…

New Faces Join Hanover Council

Council for the Rural Municipality of Hanover has a much different look today. Voters in Hanover elected three new councillors. In Ward One, Travis Doerksen (251 votes) defeated incumbent Peter…

Neustaedter Congratulates Mayor-Elect Earl Funk

Paul NeustaedterFollowing Wednesday’s municipal election in Steinbach, runner-up Paul Neustaedter would like to congratulate Mayor-elect Earl Funk. Neustaedter trailed Funk by 482 votes. He says he…

Steinbach City Councillors Discuss The New Term

The newly-elected Steinbach city council includes a mix of veterans and rookies. Incumbents Michael Zwaagstra, Susan Penner and Jac Siemens were re-elected along with new councillors Jake Hiebert,…

John Fehr Issues Statement

Steinbach mayoral candidate John Fehr issued the following statement following the Wednesday vote. I want to thank all the people who came out to exercise their right to vote. Fortunately, we live in…

Weiss Re-Elected As Reeve In La Broquerie

Incumbent Reeve Lewis Weiss has been re-elected in the Rural Municipality of La Broquerie, beating Candidate Cameron Peters by 185 votes. Weiss thanks everyone who came out to support him at the…

Funk Victorious In Steinbach

"I'm overwhelmed and I'm completely humbled that Steinbach would pick me." Those are the words from Steinbach Mayor elect Earl Funk, who took 42 per cent of the votes Wednesday in defeating John Fehr…

Pelletier Will Serve Four More In Ste. Anne

Voters in the Town of Ste. Anne have re-elected Richard Pelletier as their mayor. Pelletier received 61 percent of the votes but credits his challengers for making him work hard to get his message…

New Reeve In RM of Ste Anne Eager To Begin

After a tight race Wednesday night, Paul Saindon was elected as reeve for the RM of Ste. Anne. “Right now I’m glad it’s over and I have the people who supported me to thank for this,” says Saindon…

Tache Elects New Mayor

The Rural Municipality of Tache has elected a new Mayor. Justin Bohemier defeated incumbent Robert Rivard by a count of 1450 votes to 1356. "I am overwhelmed at the moment," says Bohemier. "It is a…

Steinbach and Stuartburn Say No To Retail Cannabis

The 3,683 'no' votes sent a very clear and overwhelming message in the Steinbach referendum on retail cannabis. 1,703 Steinbach voters marked 'yes' on their ballots. Meanwhile in the RM of…

Funk Elected Mayor of Steinbach

Earl Funk was elected Mayor of Steinbach with 2343 votes Paul Neustaedter received 1861 votes John Fehr received 1246 votes

Busy Day Of Voting In Southeast-Update

The voting station in Steinbach was packed with voters as of 6:30 p.m. Wednesday. Senior Election Official Deb Rempel reports that up to 6:00 p.m., 3,610 people had come in to cast their ballots.…

The 2018 Municipal Election Has Arrived

Polls open for the 2018 Municipal Election at 8 A.M. this Wednesday and will close at 8 P.M. Steinbach Senior Election Official Deb Rempel says you should expect to show your identification upon…

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