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Who will be Montreal's new mayor?

11/06/2012 03:27 EST | Updated 01/06/2013 05:12 EST
Montreal's city council has 30 days to elect an interim mayor, who will hold office until the next election in Nov. 2013.

Until then, Jane Cowell-Poitras will sit as acting mayor.

Jane Cowell-Poitras

- City councillor for Lachine since 1988

- Deputy Mayor and councillor for social development, family and the elderly

- Acting Mayor until interim mayor is elected by city council

- Union Montréal

Potential mayoralty candidates

Michael Applebaum

- Borough mayor for Notre-Dame-de-Grâce—Côte-des-Neiges

- City councillor

- President of the city's executive committee

- Union Montréal

Richard Deschamps

- City councillor for Sault-Saint-Louis in the borough of LaSalle

- Vice-President for the city's executive committee

- Union Montréal

Alan DeSousa

- Borough mayor for Saint-Laurent

- City councillor

- Vice-President for the city's executive committee

- Union Montréal

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