Greens elect one school trustee, BCA elects six

The Burnaby Citizens Association has had its monopoly on school board broken Saturday as the Burnaby Green Party elected one member.

The BCA elected six members of its slate – two incumbents and BCA newcomers Jen Yang Mezei, Ryan Stewart, Bill Brassington and Peter Cech

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But according to the City of Burnaby website, with all polls reporting, the Burnaby Green Party’s Christine Cunningham looks to have captured sixth spot.

Anti-SOGI 123 advocate Laura-Lynn Thompson also failed to gain a spot on school board.

These are the results according to the City of Burnaby’s website:

Ryan Stewart, BCA – 23,879

Larry Hayes, BCA – 23,780

Gary Wong, BCA – 23,724

Bill Brassington, BCA – 23,278

Peter Cech, BCA – 22,344

Christine Cunningham, Greens – 22,024

Jen Mezei, BCA – 20,915

Suresh Bhayana, BCA – 19,722

Emily Zhang, Greens – 17, 271

Melissa Change, Independent – 16,691

Laura-Lynn Thompson, Independent – 15,622

J. Nicholsfigueiredo, Independent – 12,390

Jimmy Zhao, Independent – 9,556

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