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Candidates / Election 2014

Oct 29th, 2014
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By Susan Swail Environmental Defence Greenbelt Program Manager On Monday night, as election results were tallied across the GTA, there was at least one trend: where citizens were engaged on development issues incumbents often lost and new greener councils were elected. This isn’t surprising given tha...
Oct 28th, 2014
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from Midhurst Ratepayers’ Association via Change.org petition update Despite the character assassinations, splashy ads from the developers and their friends, the PEOPLE of Springwater and Midhurst spoke loud and clear. We elected a new mayor, and a new deputy mayor. Out of our list of 5 endorse...
Oct 28th, 2014
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By Michael Gennings Collingwood Enterprise Bulletin  Brian Smith will be Wasaga Beach’s new mayor. Smith beat incumbent Cal Patterson, who was after a fourth term and Deputy Mayor David Foster, who was hoping to move up. Nina Bifolchi, a current councillor, will be the town’s new deputy m...
Oct 28th, 2014
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By Bob Bruton Barrie Examiner ESSA TOWNSHIP – Terry Dowdall was re-elected mayor Monday. Dowdall won a second term by defeating Archie Duckworth; Dowdall finished with 2,453 votes, while Duckworth had 1,385 votes. Ketih White is the Ward 1 councillor elect after receiving 730 votes. Scott Martin achi...
Oct 28th, 2014
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By Rick Vanderlinde Innisfil Journal  Gord Wauchope got political retribution after beating incumbent Barb Baguley in Innisfil’s mayoral race Monday night. Baguley beat Wauchope in 2010 by 700 votes. But the veteran municipal politician known for his support of community and charity groups overcame B...
Oct 28th, 2014
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By Gisele Winton Sarvis Orillia Packet & Times Severn Mayor Mike Burkett was elected to a second term in the township, garnering about five times the number of votes over his lone contender, former mayor Phil Sled. “It tells me that the past council did very well and the people were very happy. I...
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Oct 28th, 2014
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By Laurie Watt and Janis Ramsay Barrie Advance  For the first time since the turn of the century, Barrie voters have re-elected their mayor: Jeff Lehman will return for a second term. But the 2014 issues also matter, with affordable housing topping the list.”I’ve broken the sophomore jinx...
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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Alliston Herald ADJALA-TOSORONTIO – Mary Small Brett is the new mayor of Adjala-Tosorontio. She has been on council for 14 years (10 years as councillor and four years as deputy mayor). For deputy mayor, Doug Little is returning to the seat. The veteran municipal politician has 10 years experie...
Oct 28th, 2014
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By  Sara Carson Midland Mirror TINY TOWNSHIP – Tiny Township must stop spraying waste onto fields before the province forces it to, says mayor-elect George Cornell. Finding a new way to get rid of the township’s septage is a top priority for Cornell, who earned 3,439 votes in Monday’s municipal elect...