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Belle Hatfield wins 2021 Special Election

The Town of Yarmouth congratulates and welcomes Belle Hatfield as the newest member of Town Council

Saturday, September 18th, 2021 - Yarmouth, N.S. – The Town of Yarmouth will soon swear in a new member of Town Council. Belle Hatfield is the winner of the 2021 Councillor by-election, filling the seat left empty with the passing of Councillor Jim MacLeod.

Belle, one of 3 candidates who began campaigning for the seat last month, won the election with a total of 1067 votes. The unofficial voting results are as follows:
Race: Councillor

Don BERRY 603
Timothy CLAYTON 193
Spoiled 5
Total 1868

On behalf of Mayor Pam Mood and the rest of Council, a sincere congratulations go out to Belle for running a successful campaign, and a thank you to all three candidates for putting their names forward.