Kennedy Stewart opens up a 1,021-vote lead over NPA's Ken Sim in Vancouver mayoral race

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      A former NDP MP has widened his lead in the race to succeed Gregor Robertson as mayor of Vancouver.

      With 87 of 133 polls reporting, Kennedy Stewart has a 1,021-vote lead and 28.84 percent of the vote.

      Shauna Sylvester is in third place with 21.82 percent, followed by Coalition Vancouver's Wai Young at 6.48 percent.

      There are signs of a possible progressive majority, as the Greens, OneCity, and COPE have six council candidates in the top 10.

      Green candidates Adriane Carr, Pete Fry, Michael Wiebe, and David Wong are in first, second, fifth, and 10th place respectively.

      COPE's Jean Swanson is in a solid fourth spot and OneCity's Christine Boyle is in seventh.

      The NPA has four candidates in the top 10 for city council: Melissa De Genova, Colleen Hardwick, Lisa Dominato, and Rebecca Bligh.

      In 11th to 15th are Sarah Kirby-Yung (NPA), David Grewal (NPA), Heather Deal (Vision Vancouver), Derrick O'Keefe (COPE), and Justin Goodrich (NPA).

      The Greens are topping the polls for park board, with Dave Demers, Stuart Mackinnon, and Camil Dumont holding the top three spots.

      Rounding out the top seven are John Coupar (NPA), Gwen Giesbrecht (COPE), Tricia Barker (NPA), and John Irwin (COPE).


      With 131 of 133 polls reporting, Stewart has a 730-vote lead over Sim. Now, there are five NPA councillors among the top 10.


      After 132 of 133 polls reporting, Stewart has a 750-vote lead. The NPA has five council candidates in the top 10.