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Bulkley Valley and Lakes District voter turn out better than provincial average

Communities in the Bulkley Valley and Lakes District saw higher than average voter turn outs.
The provincial average for Saturday’s municipal elections was about 33%.
However, eligible voters in Telkwa beat that number by a landslide, 49.6% of voters cast a ballot.
Burns Lake also saw a big number of voters come out, 41% checked a box.
In Houston, 39.9% of voters made an appearance at the polls and Smithers saw 33.5%.
New Hazelton was the only place in the region that saw a smaller than average number of voters…….. at just 28%
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