1550 votes separate Loft and O'Connell in fight for mayor
EXACTLY 1550 votes separate councillors Chris Loft and Gerard O'Connell in the fight for mayor.
Over Easter Cr O'Connell trailed Cr Loft, who remains in the box seat to be the region's next civic leader.
About 51,500 votes from 87 of the 138 booths have been counted.
An expected 7000 postal votes must be returned by tomorrow so the ECQ can continue the count.
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