Almost 40 per cent of the 85 elected candidates in last week’s general election had previous experience in local governments.
Twenty-two Liberals, 10 NDPs and one Independent elected had served at least one term as mayor or councillor before running for MLA.
Of the 22 Liberals with previous local government experience, only eight held seats last term. Six of the 14 newly elected Liberals will replace an NDP MLA.
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