The results of the Chestermere byelection are in, and Shannon Dean is the new mayor of Chestermere with 3,559 votes.

Marshall Chalmers walked away with 1,102 votes, Jeff Colvin with 1,072 and Chris Steeves 627.

Chestermere residents shunned former mayor Jeff Colvin and three councillors, Mel Foat, Blaine Funk and Stephen Hanley from getting back into council.

The five new members of council are:

  • Murray Grant – 1,631
  • Kiran Randhawa – 1,574
  • Janelle Sandboe – 2,819
  • Robert Schindler – 1,724
  • Rob Wawryznowski – 3,297

The newly elected officials will be sworn in on July 3.

StrathmoreNow has reached out to Dean for comment.

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