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Nov 17th, 2014
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I attended more than my fair share of all-candidates’ meetings during the recent municipal election. Here are a few good ideas gleaned from the campaign trail around the county. -Recorded votes: Make every council vote a recorded vote. This is an example of how electronic voting can serve democ...
Nov 8th, 2014
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Mayor Rick Milne 4152 Bob Marrs 1062 Damon Corbet 3454 Kevin Kemp 3454 Deputy Mayor Jamie Smith 3783 Glen O’Leary 3673 Peter Barbati  1344 Ward 1 Wayne Noye 263 Fabio Lamanna 15 Marc Biss 361 Glen Ackerman 180 Ward 2 Laurie Mortimer 312 Gorden McInnes 306 Michael Beattie 566 Frank Rogers 22 War...
Oct 28th, 2014
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New Tecumseth Free Press Online Rick Milne will take the helm of New Tecumseth, elected last night for the second time since 1991, as mayor, holding off local lawyer Kevin Kemp, by a margin of 698 votes. When the ballots were counted, Mr. Milne emerged with 4,152 or 45.6 per cent to Mr. Kemp’s ...
Oct 28th, 2014
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New Tecumseth Free Press Online New Tecumseth Mayor-Elect Rick Milne said last night his immediate attention will turn to 2015 budget process to keep with the previous years’ practice of having the package approved no later than in January. “It’s sitting there waiting for us right n...
Oct 28th, 2014
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Across Simcoe County, voters make clear they want change By Kate Harries AWARE News Network Updated October 29, 2014 Anti-sprawl candidates have swept to office in two battleground municipalities in Simcoe County. Not even a message from Premier Kathleen Wynne could save the pro-development incumbent...
Oct 27th, 2014
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It’s Election Day. I’m going to vote. The old-fashioned way – I’m actually going there, to a polling station, to mark a “traditional” paper ballot. This tradition, with all its attendant safeguards – a live body that shows up in person, with proof of identity, voting in a public venue under the...
Oct 26th, 2014
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from AWARE Simcoe Shira Harrison McIntyre  returned the AWARE Simcoe questionnaire August 29 but it was missed and we omitted to post it until October 26. AWARE Simcoe sincerely apologizes for the oversight....
Oct 26th, 2014
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Township election page APOLOGY: Shira Harrison McIntyre returned the AWARE Simcoe questionnaire August 29 but it was missed and we omitted to post it until October 26. AWARE Simcoe sincerely apologizes for the oversight.  Mayor – Rick Milne 705-435-6857 rickmilne4mayor@gmail.com – Bob Mar...
Oct 20th, 2014
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UPDATE :Two envelopes, one wit the voter notification card and PIN number and one with the password, were delivered by Canada Post to many addresses across Springwater on October 24, the Friday before the Monday election. By Kate Harries AWARE News Network Electors in Springwater may have concerns ab...
Oct 16th, 2014
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By Laurie Watt Barrie Advance  Barrie will continue to rely on adding polls at convenient locations, such as recreation centres, and at more times, rather than on offering Internet voting, city clerk Dawn McAlpine says. “For larger municipalities, Internet voting is very, very costly. You have to sen...