Jaye Robinson

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Jaye Robinson
Toronto City Councillor for (Ward 25) Don Valley West
Assumed office
December 1, 2010
Preceded by Cliff Jenkins
Personal details
Born Toronto
Residence Toronto
Occupation Public Administrator

Jaye Robinson (About this sound listen) is a Canadian politician who was elected to Toronto City Council in the 2010 city council election, defeating Cliff Jenkins in Ward 25.[1] Previously, Robinson had run against Jenkins in 2003, The close race was marked by an election night error. The city website announced that, with all the ballots in, Jenkins had lost to Robinson by 30 votes. However, only 90% of the votes had actually been counted, and by the time the full count was completed two hours later, Jenkins had pulled into the lead by 80 votes and held on to win.

Before being elected to council, Robinson had spent the last 20 years working at city hall, as director of events with the Economic Development Division, where she helped to organize Nuit Blanche.[2]

Election results[edit]

2014 Toronto election, Ward 23[3]
Candidate Votes %
Jaye Robinson 19,066 83.24%
Richard Friedman 1,891 8.26%
Tanya Hostler 850 3.71%
Kim Diep 564 2.46%
Nikola Streker 534 2.33%
Total 22,905 100.00%
2010 Toronto election, Ward 25
Candidate Votes %
Jaye Robinson 9,258 45.49%
Cliff Jenkins (incumbent) 8,756 43.02%
Joanne Dickins 1,968 9.67%
Tanya Hostler 368 1.80%
Total 20,350 100%

Official results.[4]


Robinson is a fourth generation Torontonian, her great-grandfather was editor with the defunct Toronto Telegram.[5]


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