Michael James Wyse Sr. is the new chief of Snuneymuxw First Nation.
Wyse won the two-way race for chief against incumbent Chief John Wesley by 100 votes in the Snuneymuxw First Nation election Saturday.
Wyse, previously a councillor for the First Nation, received 310 votes, compared to Wesley’s 210.
Councillors elected included Chris Good, Emmy Manson, Erralyn Thomas, Paul Wyse-Seward and Joe White, Jr.
Snuneymuxw First Nation went to the polls Saturday to elect a chief and five, of 10, councillors for a four-year term. Elections are staggered for half the council every two years.
More to come.