Across the province, Elections NB reported that voter turnout was about 20 percent for Monday’s 17 byelections.
In Sackville, Shawn Mesheau beat four opponents to be elected councillor replacing a seat vacated by Megan Mitton who won as a Green MLA for Memramcook-Tantramar in September.
It came down to just two votes for victory in Shediac as Jean-Claude Joseph Bertin defeated Cheryl LeBlanc for a council seat.
Roger Caissie left the seat and ran for mayor but was acclaimed last month when no one else entered the race.
Marc Boudreau has been elected as a new councillor in Memramcook, Jean-Charles Dugas is now a Ward 3 councillor in Beaubassin-East while Susan MacCallum will join the village council in Alma.