December 13, 2018

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Ward Councillor for Charleswood - Tuxedo

Kevin KLEIN

41.87%7,403 votes

Grant NORDMAN

33.50%5,922 votes

 

  

Kevin NICHOLS: 15.22% - 2690 votes
Ken ST. GEORGE: 9.41% - 1664 votes

Last Updated: 9:25 PM 24/10/2018)
Eligible Voters: 37076 | Total Ballots Cast: 18512 | Turnout: 49.93%| Tabulators: 48/48

Charleswood-Tuxedo

Charleswood-Tuxedo, the renamed Charleswood-Tuxedo-Whyte Ridge that absorbed the St. Charles ward neighbourhoods of Assiniboia Downs, Glendale, Kirkfield, and Westwood, is up for grabs after councillor Marty Morantz decided to run federally.

Kevin Klein, Kevin Nichols, Ken St. George and Grant Nordman are vying for the seat.

Nordman served two terms as the councillor in the former St. Charles ward until he was defeated by Shawn Dobson. The St. Charles ward was eliminated with the redrawing of ward boundaries that divided and merged into neighbouring St. James and Charleswood-Tuxedo.

Klein is a former Winnipeg Sun publisher who lives in the ward and called for voters who are thinking of making financial contributions to a candidate to give their money to the Manitoba Association of Women’s Shelters instead.

Nichols is a Charleswood resident and business owner who coaches football.

St. George is a Charleswood resident and nurse.

The Free Press invited all council and mayoral candidates to fill out a questionnaire about themselves, their platforms and what they hope to achieve in office. Read their responses below.

Candidates

Ken St. George

I am a father of four, blended family with a son(20), Jeremy, and daughter Courtney(13). I also have two step daughters, both went to Westdale and Oak Park, Coralee (23), and Madison (17). We are thrilled to announce the arrival of our first grandchild, Jaycee, born Sept 25th, 2018 My wife Christine is also a nurse of 14 years. We live in Westdale, and have a cottage near Gimli.

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Grant Nordman

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Kevin Klein

A strong focus, disciplined and honouring everyone's spiritual nature were some of the attributes Klein gained from years of martial arts practice culminating in the achievement of a black belt in the 3rd degree. Klein is considered a successful and accomplished senior executive with strong analytical and communication skills. He's recognized for his ability to assess internal and external operational opportunities and develop creative solutions. Patience, understanding, and confidence were gained from Klein's time as a Referee-in-Chief for minor hockey in Winnipeg, a role he continues to serve today.

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Kevin Nichols

Kevin Nichols is a lifelong resident of Winnipeg, and along with his wife and three kids has called Charleswood home for over 26 years. Kevin attended Lakewood Elementary, Hedges Junior High and John Taylor Collegiate. After transferring from the University of Manitoba to Red River College, Kevin graduated with an Honours Degree in Health and Safety.

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