HALIFAX – The first round of electronic voting to elect a new president of the Nova Scotia Teachers Union has failed to produce a winner.
A run-off election will now be held May 30 between former union vice-president Eric Boutilier and Kings local president Shelley Morse.
A third candidate, Damian Hall, has been dropped from the slate.
The union says to become president a candidate must win a majority of votes totalling 50 per cent plus one.
Just over 60 per cent of the union’s 10,000 members participated in Wednesday’s vote.
The union represents teachers, community college faculty and professional support staff.