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Candidates / Election 2014

Oct 28th, 2014
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By  Jenni Dunning Midland Mirror MIDLAND – Midlanders voted Monday for another four years with Gord McKay as mayor. Mike Ross will take over as deputy mayor. McKay beat former mayor Jim Downer – who he narrowly defeated in the 2010 municipal election – by 461 ballots this time around. McKay got 2,449...
Oct 28th, 2014
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By Paul Brian Collingwood Enterprise-Bulletin Collingwood has chosen Cooper. For the second time. After a day of high voter turnout in the 2014 Ontario Municipal Election, the ballots were counted and result declared by the Town of Collingwood: incumbent Mayor Sandra Cooper was re-elected for a secon...
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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By Dominik Kurek Bradford West Gwillimbury Topic Rob Keffer has been elected as the new mayor of Bradford West Gwillimbury, after facing off against two-term incumbent Doug White for the position. Keffer, the outgoing  deputy mayor, received 54 per cent of the votes, with 4,741, while White received ...
Oct 28th, 2014
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By Cheryl Browne Barrie Examiner SPRINGWATER TWP. – Times they are a changin’ in Springwater. A new mayor, deputy mayor and two newly elected council members with a new agenda will take the reins after a huge upset in the municipal election on Monday. Newly elected mayor Bill French defea...
Oct 28th, 2014
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By Dave Dawson Orillia Packet & Times  For the first time in recent memory — perhaps ever — not a single incumbent was re-elected to Orillia city council. “I think it’s a reflection of the angst the last council created in our community,” Ted Emond, a former mayor who was elected to council in Wa...
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 28th, 2014
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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....