Eric Irwin was voted in as mayor in Dauphin, beating out three other candidates in the city, accodring to unofficial results on Wednesday night.

Irwin, a lawyer, won 1289 votes, narrowly beating former Conservative MP Inky Mark who won 1253 votes, former deputy mayor Brian Chita who won 702 votes and incumbent mayor Alex Paul who won 237 votes.

Alex Paul had served as mayor of the city for the past eight years.

Dauphin is located about 160 km north of Brandon.

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