Karen Cathcart has unseated incumbent Director Garry Habart by 22 votes in Area A.
The Star reported an hour ago that Cathcart received a call informing her of her win, and the results are now official through the Columbia Shuswap Regional District’s website.
Cathcart earned 348 (46.1%) votes to best Habart’s 326 (43.2%). Brian Spain, the only other candidate for Director in Area A, received 81 votes.
Interestingly, Cathcart earned all 24 votes cast in Field, while Habart held a 58-23 lead in Parson and a 72-52 lead in Nicholson. Big lead for Cathcart among voters who chose to cast ballots in Golden, with a 53-46 advantage on Nov. 5 and a 167-108 win today.