Controversial Councilor Claims Victory in Calgary District 4 – Calgary | The Canadian News

Senior Counsel Sean Chu remained the Calgary District 4 representative as of Tuesday morning.

With all the polls reported, Chu unofficially beat DJ Kelly by a 52-vote margin.

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There is the possibility of a recount if one of the candidates seeks one within 44 hours after the polls close.

The recount would take place on Thursday, according to counting officer Karen Martin.

Chu has been under fire after a CBC News story focusing on an internal misconduct investigation That was done when he was an officer with the Calgary Police Service in 1997.

The CBC story alleges that he had inappropriate contact with a minor.

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Chu issued a statement in response to Sunday’s story: “As many of you may have heard, serious allegations against me are being made public based on a CBC News story that ran on Friday. These accusations misrepresent the truth of the matter and come at a time destined to hurt me the most in this campaign. “

Global News was unable to verify the findings of the internal misconduct review.

In a statement released Monday afternoon, the Calgary Police Service said that when the matter was raised in 1997, “the service took it seriously and handled it in accordance with the Police Act and Penal Code.”

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