2014 Municipal Election

Ranked ballot a priority for 2018 civic elections, Kathleen Wynne says

November 11, 2014

Premier Kathleen Wynne has ordered her municipal affairs minister to give Ontario cities the option of using ranked ballots in the 2018 civic election. TANNIS TOOHEY / TORONTO STAR file photo In a ranked-ballot system, voters cast ballots for preferred candidates — 1 for their favourite, 2 for their second choice, 3 for their third […]

Council opts against Ward 6 recount – Shannon Adshade wins

November 1, 2014

Cambridge Times By Richard Vivian CAMBRIDGE – Citing a deep respect for their longtime colleague, a majority of city council voted against ordering a recount of the Ward 6 election results. Related Stories Price showed ‘a lot of class’ in… Incumbent Gary Price, who has held the seat for 20 years, lost to Shannon Adshade […]

Special council meeting to discuss possibility of Ward 6 recount

October 30, 2014

Cambridge Times CAMBRIDGE – Mayor Doug Craig has called a special meeting of city council to consider whether a recount is needed to determine who represents Ward 6 for the coming term. Official results from Monday’s (Oct. 27) municipal election put challenger Shannon Adshade two votes ahead of incumbent Gary Price. Though Price has indicated […]


October 10, 2014

Here he is shown feeding them..  JUST A PHOTO OP…   Proof he has cut the senior residents again.. why is my question? I think we all know the answer.. they all love Linda Whetham and can’t stand him..and he knows it. http://www.cambridge.ca/relatedDocs/14-68.pdf

City looks at tightening local election policy, Current policy too ‘loosey goosey’ says city clerk

July 3, 2014

this ran in the times………….. APRIL 14, 2012 The City of Cambridge is looking to tighten up policies governing the activities of councillors during an election. At Tuesday’s general committee meeting, a staff recommendation was introduced to reinforce provisions of the 1996 Elections Act. It focused on council’s use of city facilities, services and supplies […]

Online, telephone voting to go ahead for fall election

March 6, 2014

Cambridge Times By Ray Martin CAMBRIDGE – Local voters won’t have to brave the elements to cast their ballots in this October’s municipal elections. Council approved a new electronic voting system on Monday (March 3) that will allow people to vote by phone or over the Internet. The decision was far from unanimous, as Coun. […]

Council approved 3 methods of Voting for 2014!

March 4, 2014

Last night council approved 3 methods that you can use to vote in the up-coming Municipal Elections in October.. 1) using the internet 2) using the telephone 3) using a ballot More to follow on this new process… ** MEANWHILE THEY VOTED IT IN A YEAR AGO..** from the record CAMBRIDGE — Online and telephone […]

Democracy won in Court Battle

January 9, 2014

Jun 08, 2011 This ran in the KW Record …………. comments invited below Thomas Vann and Debbie Vitez have lost their fight for a new municipal election in Cambridge but they have won the respect of their fellow citizens. At a time when the meaning of democracy is being fiercely debated around the world, these […]

Democracy won in court challenge ( my email to new Clerk for City of Cambridge)

January 5, 2014

Attention  Clerk, city of Cambridge I recently came upon this article and I think they are right.. Thomas and I should be a part of a “Voter to Vote Task Force” during the upcoming 2014 Election. Now I can’t speak for Thomas, but I certainly would love to be a part of the process. I […]