Markham municipal election, 2006

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Markham municipal election, 2006
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Turnout 58,409

The 2006 Markham municipal election was held in Markham, Ontario on November 13, 2006. The election was held as required by law for municipalities in the Province of Ontario.[1] Markham has a dual-tier government system where constituents elect ward councillors to town council and regional councillors to regional council and a mayor elected to both town council and regional council.

Election[edit]

The election was held to elect a mayor, 3 regional councillors, 8 ward councillors and 8 school board trustees. The election was held in conjugation with other municipal elections across Ontario on this date.

There were 4 candidates running for mayor, 9 candidates running for regional council, 41 candidates running for ward council and 19 candidates running for various school boards. The election saw a turnout of 58,409 constituents out of the total 261,573 constituents living Markham, thus, a 22.33% turnout rate.

Results[edit]

Mayor[edit]

Candidate Vote  %
Frank Scarpitti (X)[2] 48,462 82.97
Partap Dua 4,912 8.41
Stephen Kotyck 3,195 5.47
Sam Orrico 1,840 3.15

Notes: Orrico was charged with threatening Scarpitti by York Regional Police in relation with this election.[3]

Regional Council[edit]

Candidate Vote  %
Carl Bodnar 6,962 3.99
Elagu Elaguppillai 16,246 9.30
Jack Heath (X) [4] 29,037 16.63
Jim Jones (X) 29,514 16.90
Gordon Landon (X) 23,996 13.74
Joe Li 18,020 10.32
Arnel Scott 7,938 4.55
Khalid Usman 17,432 9.98
Tony C. Wong (X) 25,491 14.60

Notes: 4 councillors and the mayor, representing Markham, were elected into regional council.

Ward 1[edit]

Candidate Vote
Jason Buchholz 88
Valerie Burke (X)[5] 3,434
Stan Daurio 2,316

Ward 2[edit]

Candidate Vote
Peter Michael Pavlovic 699
Erin Shapero (X)[6] 4,355
Howard Shern 216

Ward 3[edit]

Candidate Vote
John Cabrelli 2,013
Spaso Jovcevski 426
Michael Skinner 216
Kenny Szeto 575
George Treheles 718
Joseph Virgilio (X)[7] 3,327
Ivan Q. Yao 450

Ward 4[edit]

Candidate Vote
Tony Boseovski 651
Alan Ho 1,723
Ivy Lam 731
Carolina Moretti (X)[8] 3,049
Nirmala Persaud-Armstrong 1,431
Stephen Tonner 96
Jim Treacy 830
Brian Weller 185

Ward 5[edit]

Candidate Vote
Bala Balasubramaniam 567
James Bush 237
Colin J. Campbell 3,758
John Webster (X)[9] 4,311

Ward 6[edit]

Candidate Vote
Wafik Abadir 460
Dan Horchik (X)[10] 3,151
Jim Kwan 1,871

Ward 7[edit]

Candidate Vote
Tessa Benn-Ireland 1,569
William Jeyaveeran 775
Logan Kanapathi (X)[11] 3,088
Manpreet Minhas 343
Yahya Qureshi 1,224
Mohammed Rahman 1,272
Jeffry Ruo 595
Syed Zaidi 340

Ward 8[edit]

Candidate Vote
Alex Chiu (X)[12] 3,431
Jeremy Choi 340
Surinder S. Lamba 1,302
Ivy Lee 1533
Millicent Radway 275
Thaya Rajah 1,452

York Catholic District School Board[edit]

Wards 1, 2, 3 and 6[edit]

Candidate Vote
Carol Cotton (X)[13] 1,983
Michael Viscounti 1,547

Wards 4, 5, 7 and 8[edit]

Candidate Vote
Frank Alexander 2,243
Fen Chang 864
Joseph Kurian 596
Marlene Mogaudo (X)[14] 2,390

York Region District School Board[edit]

Wards 1 and 2[edit]

Candidate Vote
Jay Badiani 753
Susan Geller (X)[15] 5,223
Stan Korolnek 2,122

Wards 3 and 6[edit]

Candidate Vote
Marion Menzies 813
Elizabeth Richardson (X)[16] 3,008
Gordon To 2,546
Gary Unitas 2,891

Wards 4 and 5[edit]

Candidate Vote
Bill Crothers (X)[17] ACCLAIMED

Wards 7 and 8[edit]

Candidate Vote
Susie Gotha 4,197
Neethan Shan[18] 8,230

Conseil Scolaire De District Du Centre-Sud-Ouest[edit]

Candidate Vote
René Laurin (X)[19] 64
Paula Varvaro 38

Conseil Scolaire De District Catholique Centre-Sud[edit]

Candidate Vote
Yves Levesque (X)[20] ACCLAIMED

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Province of Ontario. "Municipal Elections Act, 1996. S.O. 1996". Retrieved January 26, 2012. 
  2. ^ Town of Markham (October 2006). "Town of Markham -2006 Election Results (Mayor)". Retrieved January 21, 2012. 
  3. ^ York Region Blogs (2006). "Joe Voter". Retrieved January 21, 2012. 
  4. ^ Town of Markham (October 2006). "Regional Council Vote Results". Retrieved October 2006.  Check date values in: |access-date= (help)
  5. ^ Town of Markham (October 2006). "Ward 1 Election Results". Retrieved October 2006.  Check date values in: |access-date= (help)
  6. ^ Town of Markham (October 2006). "Ward 2 Election Results". Retrieved October 2006.  Check date values in: |access-date= (help)
  7. ^ Town of Markham (October 2006). "Ward 3 Election Results". Retrieved October 2006.  Check date values in: |access-date= (help)
  8. ^ Town of Markham (October 2006). "Ward 4 Election Results". Retrieved October 2006.  Check date values in: |access-date= (help)
  9. ^ Town of Markham (October 2006). "Ward 5 Election Results". Retrieved October 2006.  Check date values in: |access-date= (help)
  10. ^ Town of Markham (October 2006). "Ward 6 Election Results". Retrieved October 2006.  Check date values in: |access-date= (help)
  11. ^ Town of Markham (October 2006). "Ward 7 Election Results". Retrieved October 2006.  Check date values in: |access-date= (help)
  12. ^ Town of Markham (October 2006). "Ward 8 Election Results". Retrieved October 2006.  Check date values in: |access-date= (help)
  13. ^ Town of Markham (October 2006). "YCDSB 1236 Election Results". Retrieved October 2006.  Check date values in: |access-date= (help)
  14. ^ Town of Markham (October 2006). "YCDSB 4578 Election Results". Retrieved October 2006.  Check date values in: |access-date= (help)
  15. ^ Town of Markham (October 2006). "YRDSB 12 Election Results". Retrieved October 2006.  Check date values in: |access-date= (help)
  16. ^ Town of Markham (October 2006). "YRDSB 36 Election Results". Retrieved October 2006.  Check date values in: |access-date= (help)
  17. ^ Town of Markham (October 2006). "YRDSB 45 Election Results". Retrieved October 2006.  Check date values in: |access-date= (help)
  18. ^ Town of Markham (October 2006). "YRDSB 78 Results". Retrieved October 2006.  Check date values in: |access-date= (help)
  19. ^ Town of Markham (October 2006). "FYRDSB Results". Retrieved October 2006.  Check date values in: |access-date= (help)
  20. ^ Town of Markham (October 2006). "FYCDSB Results". Retrieved October 2006.  Check date values in: |access-date= (help)

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