Nov 17th, 2014
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
Mayor Foster, David 2073 Patterson, Cal 2046 Smith, Brian 5311 Deputy Mayor Bifolchi, Nina 4987 Cerantola, Gary 4275 Council Anderson, R 3608 Bray, Sylvia 4798 Campbell, […]...
Oct 28th, 2014
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 27th, 2014
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 23rd, 2014
News release from AWARE Simcoe AWARE Simcoe is endorsing Rob Keffer as the best candidate for Mayor of Bradford West Gwillimbury. Rob Keffer understands the importance of protecting farmland and the natural environment. He is committed to fiscal responsibility and has already worked to rein in high r...
Oct 20th, 2014
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 20th, 2014
Town election page Mayor Cal Patterson 705-429-4247 firstname.lastname@example.org David Foster 705-441-2211 email@example.com. website davidfosterformayor.com Questionnaire answers: wb-foster Brian Smith 705-422-0963 firstname.lastname@example.org website Deputy Mayor Nina Bifolchi 705-352-6571 n...
Oct 19th, 2014
AWARE News Network Voters in Springwater can evaluate some of their candidates live on YouTube. Mayoral candidate Bill French has posted a glowing testimonial from former CTV news anchor Christine Bentley, and a series of clips in which he states his position on a number of issues, including centrali...