Bennett tops the polls in school district race

Tim Bennett is seeking re-election to the School District Board of Education October 20.
Tim Bennett topped the polls in the School District 57 board of education election

Incumbents Tim Bennett and Sharel Warrington will be returning to the School District 57 board of education.

Bennett, who is currently chair of the school board, topped the polls with 6,605 votes and Warrington polled fourth with 4,547.

Ron Polillo polled second with 5,145 votes, Trent Derrick third with 4,669 votes and Betty Bekkering fifth with 4,432.

Prince George will only elect five members to the board.

The Robson Valley trustee position has yet to be determined. As of 11 p.m., Harold Edwards had 434 votes and Bob Thompson 402, however, not all the polls had been counted.