In Fort Erie, incumbent Mayor Wayne Redekop has built up an insurmountable early lead over challengers Daniel Leo Favero and Peter Taras with 70 per cent of the vote and one-third of the results in.
Likewise, with Niagara Falls Mayor Jim Diodati who is currently holding onto 66 per cent of the vote over his six challengers Grant Hall, Sandra Marie MacKinnon, Muhammad Shafique, Connie Topolinsky, Roland Weeks and Joe White.
Mat Siscoe is also seemingly gliding to victory over Mike Britton and Nick Petrucci with 70 per cent of the vote.
In Lincoln, Mayor Sandra Easton has already been acclaimed
In Port Colborne, Mayor Bill Steele, 60, is being challenged by his older brother Charles, 67. The hook here is that the two brothers have been estranged for over 30 years and first faced each other after three decades of silence at a Mayor’s Debate held two weeks ago.
In Welland, there are two candidates for Mayor, incumbent Frank Campion and challenger Jeffery David Walters.
On the other end of Niagara, in Grimsby, Mayor Jeff Jordan is being challenged by John Dunstall, a two-time Grimsby councillor.
In Lincoln, Mayor Sandra Easton was the only one to be acclaimed after competitor Terry Farrell’s nomination was rejected.
In Niagara-on-the-Lake, Lord Mayor Betty Disero is facing challenges from Vaughn Goettler and regional councillor Gary Zalepa.
In West Lincoln, incumbent Mayor Dave Bylsma is facing off against former Ward 3 Councillor Cheryl Ganann and newcomer Greg Stephens.
In Pelham, Mayor Marvin Junkin is facing one challenger, Frank Adamson.
Over in Wainfleet, incumbent Mayor Kevin Gibson is facing two challengers, Brian Grant and Alfred Kiers.
Finally, in Thorold, incumbent Mayor Terry Ugulini is facing one challenger, 18-year-old Damon Ford.