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Penetanguishene makes major change to voting system

In Council Watch
Feb 24th, 2017
Warden Gerry Marshall

Mayor, deputy mayor and all councillors will be elected at-large in 2018

By Ian Burns Midland Mirror

Voters in Penetanguishene will see a change to their ballot in the next municipal election.

At its Feb. 22 meeting, council voted to abolish the town’s two electoral wards and move to an at-large system for 2018. This means the mayor, deputy mayor and the remaining seven members of council will be elected by all voters.

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