In this mayoral byelection, voter turnout may sink again due to the number of candidates, experts say
Supporters cheering on Paula Fletcher’s victory on Oct. 24 were not disappointed as she received 74 per cent of the vote in Toronto-Danforth.
John Tory was able to win a third term as mayor, but nine new councillors could shake up the Toronto political landscape
Spirits remained high despite an election loss for Kevin Rupasinghe and his campaign volunteers at their election night party Oct. 24.
The lack of affordable housing has become a prominent issue for east-end residents in this year’s municipal election campaigns.
With the municipal election coming, Brad Bradford of Beaches-East York is vying for re-election against six other candidates.
Reporters for the Toronto Observer are liveblogging the first council candidates’ debate for the new Ward 14. The debate is being held at Centennial College’s Story Arts Centre.
Incumbent Toronto-Danforth councillor Mary Fragedakis left two rivals with especially high hopes in the dust tonight as she gathered more than 60 per cent of the vote in a six-candidate field. Community activist Dave Andre had run a high-profile campaign, and former East York councillor John Papadakis had hoped for a comeback after serving one term on what was then borough council 20 years ago. Andre came in a poor second, with 25 per cent of the vote. Papadakis came in third, with just under 10 per cent.
East Yorkers have sent Angela Kennedy back to the Toronto Catholic District School Board in a landlside.
Angela Kennedy appears set to win another term representing East York on the Toronto Catholic District School Board.