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Gray vows strong leadership and decisive council

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Kelowna mayor-elect Walter Gray reacts as election results are announced Saturday night. (Brady Strachan/CBC)
Incumbent Kelowna mayor Sharon Shepherd has been unseated by former mayor Walter Gray.

It was a bit like deja vu for the two civic polictians.

In 2003, Shepherd challenged Gray for the mayor's chair, and won.

Saturday Gray took back the seat by a very narrow margin, winning just 420 more votes than Shepherd's 13574 .

Mayor elect Walter Gray spoke with Daybreak host Chris Walker Monday morning, and promised to be a decisive leader for council.

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Southern Interior civic election results

The following unofficial elections results are from Civic Info BC as they were made available by 11:59 p.m. PT Saturday.

100 Mile
Mayor - Mitch Campsall
Council - Spence Henderson, Ralph Fossum, David Mingo, Bill Hadden

Armstrong
Mayor - Chris Pieper
Council - Shirley Fowler, Paul Britton, Ryan Nitchie, Ron O'Sullivan, Kelly Rowe, John Trainer

Ashcroft
Mayor - Andy Anderson
Council - Helen Kormendy, Jackie Tegart, Jerry Fiddick, Alice Durksen
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Gray defeats Shepherd in Kelowna civic election

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