Karygiannis wins Ward 39

Scarborough-Agincourt elects new councillor

Jim Karygiannis celebrates with his mother
Jim Karygiannis celebrates with his mother, Emily Karygiannis, after winning Ward 39 (Sandra Sukraj)

Council candidate Jim Karygiannis edged out his opponents with a victory in Ward 39 Scarborough-Agincourt.

Coun. Mike Del Grande had previously held the position but announced in February that he would not run again.

Karygiannis tallied 9,438 votes, beating out his closest opponent Franco Ng, who finished with 2,950.