Jocelyn Dorrington wins New Glasgow by-election

Voters in New Glasgow have elected Jocelyn Dorrington as Ward 1 councillor.

A by-election was held Saturday.

According to Saltwire Network's The News, Dorrington received 226 votes, defeating Henderson Paris by 37 votes.

Candidates Russell Borden and Sharon MacLean had 117 and 82 votes, respectively.

The official results will be announced May 7.

The seat was formerly held by Troy MacCulloch, who stepped down to take a job outside of the area.