Edmonton municipal election, 1983

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The 1983 municipal election was held October 17, 1983 to elect a mayor and twelve aldermen to sit on Edmonton City Council in Alberta, Canada, nine trustees to sit on the public school board, and seven trustees to sit on the separate school board.

Voter turnout[edit]

There were 160942 ballots cast out of 382053 eligible voters, for a voter turnout of 42.1%.

Results[edit]

(bold indicates elected, italics indicate incumbent)

Mayor[edit]

Party Candidate Votes  %
     Independent Laurence Decore 95,981 61.29%
     Independent Cec Purves 41,273 26.35%
     Independent Jim Wiebe 15,071 9.62%
     Independent Doreen Crowley 2,070 1.32%
     Independent Robert Genis-Bell 1,479 0.94%
     Independent John Valpy 737 0.47%

Aldermen[edit]

Guide:

  • E.V.A = Edmonton Voters Association
  • R.C.C. = Responsible Citizens Committee
  • U.R.G.E. = Urban Reform Group Edmonton
Ward 1 Ward 2 Ward 3 Ward 4
Party Candidate Votes Party Candidate Votes Party Candidate Votes Party Candidate Votes
R.C.C. G. Lyall Roper 16,019 U.R.G.E. Jan Reimer 12,048 Ind. Julian Kinisky 7,809 Ind. Ed Leger 7,235
Ind. Olivia Butti 12,583 Ind. Ron Hayter 11,580 E.V.A. Ed Ewasiuk 7,078 Ind. Lance White 4,780
U.R.G.E. Walter Coombs 7,542 Ind. Sam Donaghey 8,624 Ind. June Cavanagh 5,621 Ind. Allen Wasnea 4,129
Ind. Johann Ludwig 6,289 E.V.A. Gene Romaniuk 5,962 Ind. Margaret Stumbourg 4,658 Ind. Susan Middlemiss 4,092
Ind. Naseer Chaudhary 2,060 Ind. Michael Fedoretz 5,696 R.C.C. Jim Spalding 4,197 U.R.G.E. Alex McEachern 3,783
Ind. Pierre Lefort 1,124 Ind. William Chmiliar 3,704 R.C.C. John Leslie Bodie 2,941
Ward 5 Ward 6 Ind. Barrie Shewchuk 3,365 R.C.C. Don Williams 2,865
Ind. Percy Wickman 15,185 U.R.G.E. Bettie Hewes 15,608 Ind. Garry Stevenson 2,037 E.V.A. Brian Mason 2,455
R.C.C. Lillian Staroszik 12,878 Ind. Terry Cavanagh 14,352 Ind. Klaus Weiher 1,553 Ind. George Butler 2,083
U.R.G.E. Lois Campbell 6,797 R.C.C. James Bateman 8,707 E.V.A. Lucien Royer 1,416 Ind. Alex Munzel 1,713
Ind. Wesley Chandler 6,440 R.C.C. Ken Kozak 8,110 Ind. Gerald Lorente 1,237 Ind. Mark Norris 1,309
E.V.A. Louise Swift 2,687 Ind. Max Bahsen 5,075 Ind. Armand Gendron 341 Ind. Michael Hodgins 1,036
Ind. Allan Zemrau 2,509 Ind. Wayne Weeks 3,375 Ind. Joe Bugis 954
Ind. Paul Fuog 895 Ind. Klaus Lehmann 1,171 Ind. Carl William 329
Ind. Dean Leffler 464 Ind. Owen Timperley 567 Ind. Murray Scambler 256

Public school trustees[edit]

  • Joan Cowling - 51434
  • Don Massey - 50007
  • Mel Binder - 46872
  • Elaine Jones - 44147
  • Dick Mather - 40921
  • George Luck - 27746
  • Marion Herbert - 27460
  • Michael Belaire - 24864
  • John Lakusta - 23313
  • George Hum - 22814
  • David Gowan-Smith - 22405
  • Edward Hall - 22198
  • Jeff Martin - 19260
  • Olga Cylurik - 19001
  • Douglas Elves - 18240
  • Michael McDaid - 16380
  • James Bondarenko - 15907

Separate (Catholic) school trustees[edit]

  • Catherine Chichak - 18290
  • Jean McDonald - 17690
  • Francis O'Hara - 15864
  • William Green - 14690
  • Phil Gibeau - 14171
  • Hugh Tadman - 13759
  • Alice Gagne - 12767
  • Elizabeth Reid - 11403
  • Diana McIntyre - 10556
  • Mark Toth - 9890
  • Sarah Clancy - 8528
  • James Shinkaruk - 8454
  • Simone Secker - 7879
  • John Higgins - 7745

References[edit]

City of Edmonton: Edmonton Elections