Guelph municipal election, 2006

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Guelph municipal election, 2006
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Map of Guelph's Wards

The 2006 Guelph municipal election was held on November 13, 2006, 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]

Election Results[edit]

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

Mayor[edit]

One candidate to be elected.

Candidate Votes %
Karen Farbridge 17,689 50.96
Kate Quarrie (X) 12,319 35.49
Mark Briestensky 4,180 12.04
Bev A. Izzillo-Ustation 523 1.51

Councillors[edit]

Two candidates per ward to be elected.

Ward 1[edit]

Candidate Votes %
Bob Bell 3,212 32.32
Laura Baily (X) 1,717 * 17.28
Kathleen Farrelly 1,717 * 17.28
Rocco J. Furfaro (X) 1,647 16.57
John Allan 1,329 13.37
Eugene Gromczynski 316 3.18
  • The Ward 1 tie between Laura Baily and Kathleen Farrelly was broken under the Municipal Elections Act with the City Clerk drawing Baily's name randomly by lot.

Ward 2[edit]

Candidate Votes %
Vicki Beard 2,404 22.67
Ian Findlay 2,330 21.97
Gary Walton 1,815 17.12
Ray Ferraro (X) 1,671 15.76
Dan Moziar (X) 1,522 14.35
Andrew Colwill 771 7.27
Matthew Knock 90 0.85

Ward 3[edit]

Candidate Votes %
Maggie Laidlaw (X) 3,213 30.22
June Hofland 3,083 29.00
Dan Schnurr (X) 1,607 15.11
Craig Chamberlain 1,508 14.18
Charlie Whittaker 1,221 11.48


Ward 4[edit]

Candidate Votes %
Gloria Kovach (X) 2,623 34.19
Mike Salisbury 1,999 26.06
Cam Guthrie 1,805 23.53
David Birtwistle (X) 1,244 16.22

Ward 5[edit]

Candidate Votes %
Leanne Piper 4,339 36.88
Lise Burcher (X) 4,053 34.45
Sal De Monte 1,613 13.71
Dan Douma 962 8.18
John Alves 797 6.77

Ward 6[edit]

Candidate Votes %
Karl Wettstein 2,537 27.42
Christine Billings (X) 2,438 26.35
Ken Morgan 2,423 26.19
Peter Hamtak (X) 1,555 16.81
William McAdams 300 3.24

Upper Grand District School Board[edit]

Wards 1, 5 and 6[edit]

Two candidates to be elected.

Candidate Votes %
Mark Bailey 5,681 32.76
Linda Busuttil 3,666 21.14
Marty Fairbairn (X) 3,201 18.46
Randy Norris 2,706 15.61
Helen Teece 2,085 12.02

Wards 2, 3 and 4[edit]

Two candidates to be elected.

Candidate Votes %
Jennifer Waterston (X) 5,366 32.39
Susan Moziar (X) 4,341 26.20
Andrea Robinson 3,565 21.52
Don Griffin 3,297 19.90

Wellington Catholic District School Board[edit]

Four candidates to be elected.

Candidate Votes %
Dennis J. Noon (X) 4,343 21.90
Jim Furfaro 3,883 19.58
Marino L. Gazzola (X) 3,780 1906
Victoria (Sorbara) Dupuis (X) 3,085 15.55
Richard A. Gazzola (X) 3,078 15.52
David G. Bryden 1,666 8.4

Conseil Scolaire Public de District du Centre-Sud Ouest[edit]

One candidate to be elected, representing Waterloo Region, Middlesex County, Wellington County, Perth County and Huron County.

Candidate Votes %
Gilles Arpin (X) 71 67.41
Stephan Barath 44 32/59

Conseil Scolaire de District Catholiques Centre-Sud[edit]

1 Candidate to be elected, representing the Region of Waterloo, and the Counties of Wellington, Brant, Haldimand and Norfolk

Candidate Votes %
Dorothée Petit-Pas (X) Acclaimed 100

Ward Referendum[edit]

"Are you in favour of retaining the ward system

as the current method of electing city councillors?"

Response Yes No
Votes 26741 5390
% 83.22 16.78

Timeline[edit]

  • September 29, 2006 - Nominations close.
  • November 13, 2006 - Election Day.

Issues[edit]

Professionalism on City Council

Wet/Dry Recycling

Heritage Protection

Growth Management

See also[edit]

Ontario municipal elections, 2006

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Municipal Elections". City of Guelph. 

External links[edit]

Neutral links[edit]