Edmonton municipal election, 1945
The 1945 municipal election was held November 7, 1945 to elect a mayor and five aldermen to sit on Edmonton City Council and five trustees to sit on the public school board (Joseph Gallant, Thomas Malone, J O Pilon, and William Wilde were acclaimed to two-year terms on the separate school board).
There were ten aldermen on city council, but five of the positions were already filled: Sidney Bowcott, Athelstan Bissett, Sidney Parsons, James Ogilvie, Frederick John Mitchell were all elected to two-year terms in 1944 and were still in office.
There were seven trustees on the public school board, but two of the positions were already filled: George Cormie and Alex Gemeroy had been elected to two-year terms in 1944 and were still in office. Izena Ross had also been elected to a two-year term in 1944, but had resigned; accordingly, James MacDonald was elected to a one-year term.
On the separate board, there were four vacancies out of seven seats, as Adrian Crowe, Francis Killeen, and James O'Hara were continuing.
There were 19600 ballots cast out of 69730 eligible voters, for a voter turnout of 28.0%.
(bold indicates elected, italics indicate incumbent)
|Civic Democratic Alliance||Harry Ainlay||10,690||54.74%|
|Citizens' Committee||Winslow Hamilton||8,840||45.26%|
|Citizens' Committee||James McCrie Douglas||9,343|
|Civic Democratic Alliance||Ethel Browne||9,074|
|Citizens' Committee||John Munro||8,570|
|Civic Democratic Alliance||John Gillies||8,553|
|Citizens' Committee||Charles Gariepy||8,532|
|Civic Democratic Alliance||Joseph Dowler||8,384|
|Citizens' Committee||E. B. Wilson||8,282|
|Citizens' Committee||Percy Gwynne||7,942|
|Civic Democratic Alliance||Peter Collins||7,814|
|Civic Democratic Alliance||J. H. King||7,370|
|Independent Labour||W. H. O'Neill||1,646|
Public school trustees
|Citizens' Committee||Albert Ottewell||9,262|
|Citizens' Committee||Armour Ford||9,100|
|Citizens' Committee||Mary Butterworth||9,090|
|Civic Democratic Alliance||E. S. Haynes||8,491|
|Citizens' Committee||James MacDonald||8,265|
|Citizens' Committee||Frank J. Newson||8,174|
|Civic Democratic Alliance||R. L. M. Hart||7,864|
|Civic Democratic Alliance||D. Milner||7,567|
|Civic Democratic Alliance||R. J. Boutilier||6,389|
|Civic Democratic Alliance||J. W. Badowski||6,361|
Separate (Catholic) school trustees
Joseph Gallant, Thomas Malone, J O Pilon, and William Wilde were acclaimed.