People across Manitoba are going to the polls today in municipal elections.

There will be a new mayor in Winnipeg, where incumbent Brian Bowman is not seeking re-election and 11 candidates are vying to take his place.

There will also be a new mayor in Brandon, where Rick Chrest has called it a career after two terms and two candidates are running for the job.

In the north, the longtime mayor of Churchill, Mike Spence, is facing a challenger after being unopposed last time

Spence, who has been mayor since 1995, is up against Darren Oman, who has not previously run for public office.

Polls are open until 8 p.m.

This report by The Canadian Press was first published Oct. 26, 2022