Guelph municipal election, 1997

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Guelph municipal election, 1997

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Map of Guelph's Wards

The 1997 Guelph municipal election was held on November 10, 1997, in Guelph, Ontario, Canada, to elect the Mayor of Guelph, Guelph City Council and the Guelph members of the Upper Grand District School Board (Public) and Wellington Catholic District School Board. The election was one of many races across the province of Ontario.[1]

Results[edit]

Names in bold denotes elected candidates.
(X) denotes incumbent.

Mayor[edit]

Mayoral race

Candidate Vote %
Joe Young (X) 13,193 55.08
James M. Sinclair 6,146 25.70
John Pate 3,684 15.39
Michael J. Baldasaro 481 2.03
Beverly Izzillo-Ustation 448 1.87

Ward 1[edit]

Ward 1 Councillor, 2 To Be Elected

Candidate Vote %
Karen Farbridge (X) 1,830 31.55
Rocco J. Furfaro 1,323 22.81
John Carrere (X) 1,243 21.43
Dave Ellerson 588 10.13
Frank D'Angelo 455 7.84
Cherry Clayton 360 6.20

Ward 2[edit]

Ward 2 Councillor, 2 To Be Elected

Candidate Vote %
Gary Walton (X) 2,746 36.05
Sean D Farrelly (X) 2,426 31.85
John Newstead 1,209 15.87
William Zebedee 632 8.29
Pasquale Vullo 603 7.91

Ward 3[edit]

Ward 3 Councillor, 2 To Be Elected

Candidate Vote %
Norm Jary (X) 2,713 38.94
Dan Schnurr (X) 1,710 24.54
Maggie Laidlaw 1,575 22.60
Rita Boulding 968 13.89

Ward 4[edit]

Ward 4 Councillor, 2 To Be Elected

Candidate Vote %
Gloria Kovach (X) 2,139 36.36
Phil Cumming 849 14.43
H. Wayne Vokey 714 12.13
Rob McAleer 604 10.26
Stephen McDonald 485 8.24
David Birtwistle 448 7.61
Ed Cuncins 325 5.52
Jim Grant 318 5.40

Ward 5[edit]

Ward 5 Councillor, 2 To Be Elected

Candidate Vote %
Cathy Downer (X) 2,185 36.41
Bill McAdams (X) 1,575 26.24
Douglas B. O'Doherty 1,106 18.43
Charles Miller 648 10.79
Gordon Angus 335 5.58
Jim Vernon 152 2.53

Ward 6[edit]

Ward 6 Councillor, 2 To Be Elected

Candidate Vote %
Lynda Prior 1,748 22.11
Christine Billings 1,256 15.88
Marilyn Shapka 1,176 14.87
Walter Bilanski (X) 1,116 14.11
Tim Gaw 1,095 13.85
Laura Murr 915 11.57
Lance Tyszka 332 4.19
Tracy Rockett 267 3.37

NOTE: The election results published in the Guelph Mercury on November 11, 1997 show Lynda Prior with 1,708 votes.

Plebiscite[edit]

Plebiscite on charity gaming clubs

Are you in favor of charitable gaming clubs in the City of Guelph? Vote %
Yes 6,182 30.11
No 14,347 69.89

References[edit]

  1. ^ "1997 Guelph Municipal Election Results". The Fountain Pen.