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BERNARD PRAW WINS EMSB BY-ELECTION

MONTREAL, DECEMBER 14, 2015 – Bernard Praw captured the English Montreal School Board by-election for commissioner in Côte Saint-Luc-Hampstead on Sunday, December 13.

Mr. Praw obtained 328 votes (44.63 percent), compared to 230 for Michele Cohen (31.29 percent) and 177 for Charlotte Smoley (24.08 percent).

Mr. Praw, who previously served as a commissioner for St. Laurent for more than 20 years, fills the seat left vacant following the passing of Syd Wise in November.

There were 736 votes cast, representing an 8.01 percent turnout.




Michael J. Cohen
Communications and Marketing Specialist
English Montreal School Board
Tel: (514) 483-7200 ext. 7243
Fax: (514) 483-7213
E-mail: mcohen@emsb.qc.ca