Current councilman Moe Banga has lost his seat in Sspomitapi, and Global News projects that Jo-Anne Wright will win the district in southeast Edmonton.
At approximately 11:20 p.m. Monday, with 18 of 21 polls reported, Wright got 34.36 percent of the vote and Banga came in second with 23.84 percent.
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Banga was first elected to the council in a by-election in February 2016 after former councilor and now mayor-elect Amarjeet Sohi vacated the position. Banga was re-elected during the 2017 campaign.
Wright also ran in this area in the 2017 election, coming second behind Banga.
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Its key priorities include local economic development, infrastructure, programs and public services.
She also wants to be the voice of the neighborhood’s diverse community and bring a woman’s perspective to the problems that citizens face.
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