Edmonton municipal election, 1989

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The Edmonton municipal election, 1989 was held on October 16 that year to elect a mayor and twelve aldermen to sit on Edmonton City Council, nine trustees to sit on the public school board, and seven trustees to sit on the separate school board. Edmontonians also voted in the Senate nominee election in conjunction with the municipal election.

This was the first election in which school trustees were elected by ward.

Voter turnout[edit]

There were 148068 ballots cast out of 406995 eligible voters, for a voter turnout of 36.4%.

Results[edit]

(bold indicates elected, italics indicate incumbent)

Mayor[edit]

Party Candidate Votes  %
     Independent Jan Reimer 73,728 50.09%
     Independent Terry Cavanagh 33,710 22.90%
     Independent Don Hamilton 31,483 21.39%
     Independent Terence Harding 7,156 4.86%
     Independent Naseer Chaudhary 542 0.37%
     Independent Carl Williams 449 0.31%
     Independent H. Campion Swartout 126 0.09%

(Laurence Decore was elected mayor in the 1986 election, but resigned to lead the Liberal Party of Alberta. Cavanagh was selected by council to serve as his replacement.)

Aldermen[edit]

Ward 1[edit]

Ward 1 Ward 2 Ward 3
Party Candidate Votes Party Candidate Votes Party Candidate Votes
Independent Bruce Campbell 11,864 Independent Ron Hayter 12,939 Independent Judy Bethel 10,805
Independent Helen Paull 10,582 Independent Catherine Chichak 7,503 E.V.A. Brian Mason 8,992
Independent Alice Gagne 9,552 E.V.A. Gene Romaniuk 6,164 Independent Ed Gibbons 4,852
Independent Richard Kayler 5,297 Independent Bill Maxim 5,366 Independent Cindy Olsen 4,275
Independent Al Wilson 3,532 Independent Phyllis Basaraba 5,020 Independent Margaret Stumbourg 4,097
Independent Timothy Casey 1,606 Independent Gerry Beck 1,555 Independent Ernst Eder 3,214
Independent Richard Guyon 1,339 Independent Jim Hoyda 1,099 Independent George Butler 2,650
Independent Alwyn Brightley 1,067 Independent Bonny Royce 593
Independent Rino Filippelli 1,036 Independent Hans Slaby 440
Independent Michael Bulat 655
Independent Thomas Tomlinson 636
Ward 4 Ward 5 Ward 6
Party Candidate Votes Party Candidate Votes Party Candidate Votes
Independent Lance White 12,831 Independent Patricia MacKenzie 16,671 Independent Sheila McKay 12,895
Independent Mel Binder 12,588 Independent Lillian Staroszik 15,977 Independent Ken Kozak 9,836
Independent Tooker Gomberg 8,109 Independent Dan McMann 7,717 Independent Debby Carlson 8,284
Independent Perry Dane 3,080 Independent Ian Crawford 6,337 Independent Bill Diachuk 7,555
Independent Margaret Durnin 4,286 Independent John Bracegirdle 4,492
E.V.A. Elaine Masur-Mardiros 3,944

Public school trustees[edit]

One trustee is elected from each ward. Additional trustees are elected by taking the non-victorious candidate with the most votes between each of Wards 1 and 4, Wards 2 and 3, and Ward 5 and 6.

Ward 1 Ward 2 Ward 3
Party Candidate Votes  % Party Candidate Votes  % Party Candidate Votes  %
Independent Joan Cowling 8,333 52.49% Independent Rose Rosenberger 7,725 57.53% Independent John Nicoll 7,422 58.21%
Independent Esther Starkman 3,253 20.49% Independent Joe Hak 3,472 25.86% Independent Larry Phillips 5,328 41.79%
Independent Ed Pearson 1,766 11.13% Independent Victor Varvis 2,230 16.61%
Independent Raymond Marshall 1,588 10.00%
Independent Ross Patchell 934 5.88%
Ward 4 Ward 5 Ward 6
Party Candidate Votes  % Party Candidate Votes  % Party Candidate Votes  %
Independent Don Williams 5,014 37.37% Independent George Luck 6,947 36.54% Independent Doug Tupper 7,093 39.11%
Independent Hilary Findlay 2,869 21.38% Independent Michael Ekelund 4,902 25.78% Independent Dick Mather 5,805 32.01%
Independent Marion Herbert 2,702 20.14% Independent Gene Hartson 3,096 16.28% E.V.A. Mike Uhryn 2,702 14.90%
Independent Mitch Bronaugh 1,683 12.54% Independent Indira Puri 2,554 13.43% Independent Gordon Hum 1,704 9.40%
Independent Perry Dane 885 6.60% Independent Julio Ferrante 1,513 7.96% Independent John Kurian 830 4.58%
Independent Adil Pirbhai 264 1.97%

Separate (Catholic) school trustees[edit]

One trustee is elected from each ward, and the non-victorious candidate with the most total votes is also elected.

Ward 1 Ward 2 Ward 3
Party Candidate Votes  % Party Candidate Votes  % Party Candidate Votes  %
Independent David MacDougall 3,357 58.92% Independent Tony Catena Acclaimed Independent Mary-Anne Razzolini 2,883 42.22%
Independent John Patrick Day 2,341 41.08% Independent Jim Shinkaruk 1,802 26.39%
Independent Ken Balko 1,147 16.80%
Independent Gerald Lorente 997 14.60%
Ward 4 Ward 5 Ward 6
Party Candidate Votes  % Party Candidate Votes  % Party Candidate Votes  %
Independent Krystina Tadman Acclaimed Independent Ernie Turnbull 3,373 62.60% Independent Joan Tarnowski 4,560 71.29%
Independent Sadie Clancy 2,015 37.40% Independent Ken Alyluia 1,836 28.71%

Senate Nominee Election[edit]

This was a province-wide election. Results below reflect only Edmonton vote totals; provincially, Stan Waters was elected (see Alberta Senate nominee election, 1989 for province-wide results).

Party Candidate Votes %
     Liberal Bill Code 46,452 34.07%
Reform Stan Waters 41,987 30.79%
     Progressive Conservative Bert Brown 18,911 13.87%
     Independent Kenneth Paproski 15,982 11.72%
     Independent Gladys Taylor 7,081 5.19%
     Independent Tom Sindlinger 5,934 4.35%

References[edit]

City of Edmonton: Edmonton Elections