Mary Fragedakis

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Mary Fragedakis
Councillor Fragedakis at levee 2011 (crop).jpg
Mary Fragedakis
Toronto City Councillor for (Ward 29) Toronto-Danforth
Incumbent
Assumed office
December 1, 2010
Preceded by Case Ootes
Personal details
Born (1971-04-22) April 22, 1971 (age 43)
Toronto, Ontario
Residence Toronto, Ontario
Profession Businessperson
Religion Greek Orthodox

Mary Fragedakis (born April 22, 1971)[1] is a Canadian politician, who was elected to Toronto City Council in the 2010 city council election to succeed Case Ootes in Ward 29.[2]

Prior to her election, Fragedakis was involved for the previous nine years with Open Dialogue, a conference and seminar organizing company. She is also one of the founders of the Broadview Community Youth Group.

Fragedakis graduated from the University of Toronto in 1996 with a Master of Arts in political science.[3]

According to the Toronto Sun, Fragedakis "doesn't shy away from the title of being the NDP candidate in the ward." The Sun also reported that she sees eye-to-eye with Mayor Rob Ford on several of his campaign pledges including cutting the personal vehicle tax and the land transfer tax.[4] She has since indicated via her Twitter account that this was not accurate, and she does not agree with those positions.[5]

Fragedakis was critical of the KPMG report recommending cuts to services and programs without studying the implications of the proposed cuts.[6]

Election results[edit]

2010 Toronto election, Ward 29
Candidate Votes  %
Mary Fragedakis 7,430 41.81%
Jane Pitfield 4,966 27.94%
Jennifer Wood 4,269 24.02%
Chris Caldwell 885 4.98%
John Richardson 138 0.77%
Mike Restivo 81 0.45%
Total 17,769 100%
2014 Toronto election, Ward 29
Candidate Votes  %
Mary Fragedakis 11,904 59.34%
Dave Andre 4,950 24.68%
John Papadakis 2,000 9.97%
Ricardo Francis 528 2.63%
Jimmy Vlachos 428 2.13%
Hank Martyn 249 1.24%
Total 20,059 100%

Official results.[7]

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