Jyoti Gondek elected as Calgary's first female mayor

Calgary Mayor Elect Jyoti Gondek

"This election is about all of you and the many things you believe we can accomplish together"




Jyoti Gondek has been declared as Calgary's next mayor, making her the first female to be elected to the office.

As of 9:45 pm Monday, Gondek, the former Ward 3 councillor, had 159,375 votes — a lead of 51,356 votes over her nearest rival, former Ward 11 councillor Jeromy Farkas, who congratulated Calgary's Mayor Elect in a concession speech shortly after 9 p.m.

Gondek says she looks forward to working with the newly elected council and other levels of government.



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