2014 Municipal Election

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]