2018 Peel Region municipal elections

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Peel Region chair election, 2018

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Peel Region municipal elections, 2018, were part of the larger Ontario municipal elections, that took place on Monday, October 22.

After ballots were cast, Patrick Brown was elected as the mayor of Brampton,[1] Bonnie Crombie re-elected as the mayor of Mississauga[2] and Allan Thompson re-elected as the mayor of Caledon.[3]

The election was notable as it was intended to be the first ever direct election of the Peel Regional chair. However, the election of this position was cancelled after the Doug Ford government introduced The Better Local Government Act, 2018 (Bill 5) in August 2018.[4]

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Open races[edit]

Jim Tovey, Mississauga councillor for Ward 1, died suddenly in January 2018. Tovey was in the midst of planning for massive waterfront redevelopment.[5]

In February 2018, Brampton councillor Chris Gibson announced his retirement in Wards 1 & 5. Officially a city councillor, he had been given the City's additional Regional seat for multiple terms.[6] Regional councillor Elaine Moore, from the same wards, announced her retirement in late March.[7]

Gael Miles retirement was made public the evening before the start of registration.[8] Caledon's Doug Beffort retired.

Peel Region chair[edit]

Original nomination process[edit]

In 2016, the provincial Liberal government announced voters in the 2018 election would elect regional chairs. Across the province, the selection of regional chairs varies, with some regional councils electing chairs while other chairs being selected by councillors. Peel Region traditionally appointed the regional chair from existing councillors.[9]

In early 2018, the candidates for the position of regional chair began to be nominated.

Starting the year "85% sure" he would run,[10] Ron Starr officially announced his intention to run for Regional Chair in late March 2018.[11] Later, after the cancellation of the position, Starr withdrew to run for re-election in Ward 6.

Rumours that were circulating of Patrick Brown running for Regional chair were neither confirmed or denied, when asked by Metroland in May 2018. Brown was accused of sexual misconduct in January, which he denies, forcing his resignation as Progressive Conservative Party of Ontario leader. He moved to Mississauga after being removed from the party caucus. He did not run for re-election as a Barrie MPP in the June provincial election.[12] Patrick Brown also withdrew from the race.

Mississauga councillor Nando Iannicca enrolled in July.[13]

Bob Delaney, former MPP for Mississauga-Streetsville, registered in July. Charles Sousa and Harinder Takhar, also former MPPs, agreed to not run, in an effort to not split the vote.[14]

Registered candidates included:

  • Amir S. Ali, Brampton
  • Parveen Dalal, Mississauga
  • Bob Delaney, Mississauga
  • Vitya Sagar Gautam, Brampton
  • Marcin Huniewicz, Brampton
  • Nando Iannicca, Mississauga
  • Masood Khan, Brampton
  • Ken Looy, Brampton
  • Gurpreet Pabla, Brampton

A shift in Ontario's government after the provincial elections, saw Doug Ford announce the cancellation of the voter elected position of regional chair in Peel.[15]

While this prompted Brown to pull his Chair nomination, to run for Mayor of Brampton, Delaney continued his campaign, noting that the law had yet to pass.[16]

Incumbent Frank Dale has indicated he may change his mind on retirement, according to The Mississauga News.[17]

Appointment process[edit]

TVO journalist Steve Paikin has heard suggestion of the following candidates:[18]

  • Nando Iannicca
  • Linda Jeffrey
  • Gael Miles
  • Elaine Moore
  • Charles Sousa

Former Caledon Regional councillor Barb Shaughnessy, who had run for Mayor of Caledon, indicated that she would not be pursuing the position.[19]

Brampton[edit]

Brampton had 313,273 eligible voters during the 2018 election. A total of 169 voting locations were open across the City.

Mayor[edit]

In October 2017, incumbent Brampton Mayor Linda Jeffrey announced her intent to run for a second term.[20]

Real estate lawyer Wesley Jackson was noted in a February 2018 Peel Daily News article as "hoping to become Brampton's next mayor."[21]

In July, John Sprovieri announced his intention to run for Mayor of Brampton.[22] Omar Mansoury withdrew.

On Election Day on October 22, Patrick Brown was declared the winner.[1]

Mayoral Candidate[23] Vote %
Patrick Brown 46,894 44.43
Linda Jeffrey (X) 42,993 40.73
Baljit Gosal 5,319 5.04
John Sprovieri 5,028 4.76
Wesley Jackson 2,442 2.31
Vinod Kumar Mahesan 1,905 1.80
Mansoor Ameersulthan 972 0.92

Debates[edit]

Brampton Board of Trade is hosting debates of city council candidates throughout the day on September 17, 2018, through live stream, concluding with a Mayoral debate. Brown, Gosal, Jackson, Jeffrey, and Sprovieri were invited to the event. Questions were pre-selected from membership. According to the Guardian, the majority of the event saw "Brown and Sprovieri focusing much of their attention on Jeffrey's record and vice versa."[24]

The first Mayoral debate to allow physical attendance will be held September 20, 2018, at Sheridan College, Davis Campus, through The Pointer, an online news outlet for Brampton.[25]

Brampton Focus hosted a debate on September 25 at the Rose Theatre Brampton, inviting Jeffrey, Brown, Gosal, and Sprovieri. Media reports suggest that the debate was often drowned out by cheering and jeering.[26]

A debate was held by the Brampton Real Estate Board on October 4. All candidates were in attendance.[27]

Prime Asia TV Canada hosted a debate on October 18.[28]

Endorsements[edit]

Patrick Brown[edit]
Linda Jeffrey[edit]

Jeffrey held a fundraiser at the Albany Club of Toronto, a venue associated with the Conservative Party.[31]

Polling[edit]

Forum Research, released October 19, 2018[33]

40% 40% 7% 14%
Linda Jeffrey Patrick Brown John Sprovieri Other

Incumbent Linda Jeffrey and candidate Patrick Brown both polled at 40%, John Sprovieri polled at 7%, Wesley Jackson at 5%, Bal Gosal at 4%, Vinod Kumar Mahesan at 4%, and Mansoor Ameersulthan at 1%.

Mainstreet Research, taken October 19, 2018[34]

43.9% 39.3% 6.6% 4.6%
Patrick Brown Linda Jeffrey John Sprovieri Bal Gosal

Mainstreet's numbers were based on decided voters; 5.6% of voters were voting for other candidates. The complete survey found 17.4% of all voters were undecided.

Regional council[edit]

Map of Brampton's wards

Ward 1 & 5[edit]

Moffat, Rai, Russo, and Vicente attended the Brampton Board of Trade debate.[35]

Of the candidates, only McClelland has held political office, as a Liberal MPP. He surrendered his law license in 2015, after allegations of professional misconduct.[36]

Russo is a citizen member of the City's Committee of Adjustment, serving as its chair.[37]

Regional Councillor Wards 1 & 5[23] Vote %
Paul Vicente 7,593 43.66
Mario Russo 5,514 31.71
Carman McClelland 1,311 7.54
Rajbir Kaur 1,198 6.89
Harnek Rai 1,178 6.77
Charles Moffatt 596 3.43

Ward 2 & 6[edit]

Bains, Campbell, Jones, and Palleschi attended the Brampton Board of Trade debate.[38]

Ward 2 & 6 Candidate[23] Vote %
Michael Palleschi (X) 7,340 35.55
Gurpreet Kaur Bains 5,971 28.92
Everton Dwight Campbell 2,726 13.20
Allan Jones 2,035 9.86
Raghav Patel 895 4.34
Shannon Iyer 743 3.60
Lateef Khaliq 644 3.12
Nisha Luthra 291 1.41

Ward 3 & 4[edit]

Martin Medeiros won the wards over Shan Gill in 2014, by 100 votes.[39] Incumbent Martin Medeiros lived in Mississauga in 2014, but began a move to Brampton, allowing him to run in the election. Resident Peter Bailey filed a legal proceeding to try and remove Medeiros from office, but was unsuccessful. The action was in advance of a vote on the then-Hurontario Main Light Rail Transit project, which Medeiros wanted and Bailey did not.[40]

Former incumbent John Sanderson is a nominee for 2018; he ran for Mayor of Brampton in 2014, finishing second.[39] Sanderson has noted that the 2018 campaign is the "dirtiest" he's experienced, blaming Medeiros for the tone.[41]

Grewal, Kus, Medeiros, and Sanderson attended the Brampton Board of Trade debate.[42]

Ward 3 & 4 Candidate[23] Vote %
Martin Medeiros (X) 7,551 38.83
John Sanderson 6,175 31.75
Prabhjot Grewal 4,059 20.87
Chirag Patel 1,336 6.87
Joseph Kus 326 1.68

Ward 7 & 8[edit]

Pat Fortini is the incumbent for the wards.

Cody Vatcher has been critical of Mayor Jeffrey, suggesting that she "simply never learned to graciously accept defeat," when her votes were defeated.[43]

Bruce Marshall has the endorsement of retiring incumbent Gael Miles.[44]

All of the candidates attended the Brampton Board of Trade debate.[45]

Ward 7 & 8 Candidate[23] Vote %
Pat Fortini (X) 10,299 52.65
Bruce Marshall 4,469 22.85
Ajay Tandon 3,714 18.99
Cody Vatcher 1,078 5.51

Ward 9 & 10[edit]

All three candidates attended the Brampton Board of Trade debate.[46]

Ward 7 & 8 Candidate[23] Vote %
Gurpreet Singh Dhillon 14,330 55.46
Michelle Shaw 6,272 24.27
Vicky Dhillon 5,238 20.27

Amratlal Mistry withdrew from the race.

City council[edit]

Ward 1 & 5[edit]

  • Sanjeev Bansal
  • Princess Boucher
  • Abdul Qayyum Chaudhry
  • Imtiaz Haider
  • Harmanpreet Mankoo
  • Karanjit Singh Pandher
  • Don Patel
  • Joe Pimentel
  • Daryl Romeo
  • Rowena Santos
  • Josephine Tatangelo

Boucher, Pimentel, Santos, and Tatangelo attended the Brampton Board of Trade debate.

Pimentel spent 30 years as a City of Brampton employee.[36]

Candidate Vote %
Rowena Santos 7,160 41.34
Joe Pimentel 2,647 15.28
Don Patel 1,883 10.87
Daryl Romeo 1,111 6.41
Princess Boucher 856 4.94
Josephine Tatangelo 856 4.94
Abdul Qayyum Chaudhry 843 4.87
Karanjit Singh Pandher 814 4.70
Sanjeev Bansal 586 3.38
Imtiaz Haider 290 1.67
Harmanpreet Mankoo 274 1.58

Ward 2 & 6[edit]

  • Jermaine Chambers
  • Ojie F. Eghobor
  • Paul Mann
  • Jim McDowell
  • Lisa Pearce
  • M. Joseph Shaji
  • Joe Sidhu
  • Anwar Warsi
  • Doug Whillans, incumbent

Gurpreet Kaur Bains has withdrawn.

Chambers, Mann, and Pearce attended the Brampton Board of Trade debate. Whillans, chair of a hospital fundraiser golf tournament, was unable to attend. The tournament was scheduled in March.[47]

Candidate Vote %
Doug Whillans (X) 5,968 28.99
Jermaine Chambers 3,238 15.73
Jim McDowell 2,859 13.89
Joe Sidhu 2,319 11.27
Paul Mann 1,886 9.16
Lisa Pearce 1,868 9.07
M. Joseph Shaji 906 4.40
Anwar Warsi 797 3.87
Ojie F. Eghobor 744 3.61

Ward 3 & 4[edit]

  • Jeff Bowman, incumbent
  • Parin Choksi
  • Harpreet Singh Hansra
  • Omar Mansoury
  • Ryan Rennie
  • Nishi Sidhu
  • Tanveer Singh

Hansra and Rennie attended the Brampton Board of Trade debate. Incumbent Bowman was unable to attend, due to the debate beig scheduled against a hospital fundraising golf tournament, of which he is vice-chair, and had been scheduled since March.[47] Candidate Nishi Sidhu also cited a "previous engagement", and Omar Mansoury accepted the invitation but did not attend.[48]

Bowman has taken time off work at City Hall to campaign, noting that other incumbents continued to collect a wage during their campaigning.[49]

Candidate Vote %
Jeff Bowman (X) 9,950 52.12
Harpreet Singh Hansra 4,361 22.84
Nishi Sidhu 1,515 7.94
Parin Choksi 1,358 7.11
Ryan Rennie 891 4.67
Omar Mansoury 698 3.66
Tanveer Singh 317 1.66

Ward 7 & 8[edit]

  • Karla Bailey
  • Harveen Dhaliwal
  • Sam Kunjicka
  • Drew Riedstra
  • Cheryl Rodricks
  • Gurvinder Singh
  • Martin Singh
  • Mokshi Virk
  • Charmaine Williams

Martin Singh and Charmaine Williams were in attendance at the Brampton Board of Trade debate.

Dhaliwal's election advertising is shared with Region incumbent Pat Fortini.[50]

Candidate Vote %
Charmaine Williams 5,086 25.76
Martin Singh 4,403 22.30
Karla Bailey 3,489 17.67
Harveen Dhaliwal 3,364 17.04
Cheryl Rodricks 1,003 5.08
Drew Riedstra 824 4.17
Gurvinder Singh 712 3.61
Sam Kunjicka 512 2.59
Mokshi Virk 348 1.76

Ward 9 & 10[edit]

  • Mangaljit Dabb
  • Michael Farquharson
  • Dharmaveer Gohil
  • Mahendra Gupta
  • Rohit Sidhu
  • Harkirat Singh
  • Naresh Tharani

Dabb, Farquharson, Singh, and Tharani attended the Brampton Board of Trade debate whilst various other prominent debates have included Singh, Dabb, Gupta and Sidhu among the candidates.

Candidate Vote %
Hakriat Singh 10,804 42.87
Michael Farquharson 4,629 18.37
Rohit Sidhu 3,894 15.45
Dharmaveer Gohil 1,922 7.63
Mangaljit Dabb 1,437 5.70
Mahendra Gupta 1,303 5.17
Naresh Tharani 1,214 4.82

Caledon[edit]

Map of Caledon's wards

Mayor[edit]

In January 2018, Allan Thompson confirmed that he'd be seeking re-election.[51]

Mayor, registered candidates

  • Kelly Darnley
  • Barb Shaughnessy
  • Allan Thompson, incumbent
Candidate Vote %
Allan Thompson (X) 7,392 45.37
Barb Shaughnessy 4,976 30.54
Kelly Darnley 3,925 24.09

Debates[edit]

On September 24, the candidates discussed Bolton development at the Inglewood Community Centre.[52]

A Mayoral debate, which would have also been a debate for Ward 5 councillors, was scheduled and cancelled.[53] A resident organized a new debate, for October 9.[54] The event had extensive debate on a new paramedic deployment model.[55]

Council[edit]

Rob Mezzapelli[56] and Doug Beffort[57] are both retiring from area council. Gord McClure has yet to announce intent.[51]

Ward 1 Area Councillor[edit]

  • Dwayne Jackson
  • Lynn Kiernan
  • Robert Rees
  • Mauro Testani

William Motley-Bailey was registered, but withdrew.

Candidate Vote %
Lynn Kiernan 945 34.09
Dwayne Jackson 915 33.01
Mauro Testani 577 20.82
Robert Rees 335 12.09

Ward 1 Regional Councillor[edit]

  • William Motley-Bailey
  • Ian Sinclair
  • Tom Sweeney
  • Jim Wallace
Candidate Vote %
Ian Sinclair 1,219 43.33
Tom Sweeney 885 31.46
Jim Wallace 650 23.11
William Motley-Bailey 59 2.10

Ward 2 Area Councillor[edit]

  • Brian Dunn
  • Christina Early
  • Christopher Gilmer
  • John N. Rutter
  • Sandeep Singh
Candidate Vote %
Christina Early 1,796 44.70
Sandeep Singh 1,193 29.69
Christopher Gilmer 447 11.12
Brian Dunn 372 9.26
John N. Rutter 210 5.23

Ward 2 Regional Councillor[edit]

Downey's campaign literature included free children's passes for the Brampton Fall Fair, passes available for free at schools and stores. Corrigan has objected to the practice, as a possible breach of municipal campaign laws.[58]

  • Kevin Corrigan
  • Johanna Downey, incumbent
Candidate Vote %
Johanna Downey (X) 3,013 76.67
Kevin Corrigan 917 23.33

Ward 3 & 4 Area Councillor[edit]

  • Cheryl Connors
  • Nick deBoer, incumbent
Candidate Vote %
Nick deBoer (X) 2,319 56.19
Cheryl Connors 1,808 43.81

Ward 3 & 4 Regional Councillor[edit]

  • Derek Clark
  • Jennifer Innis, incumbent
Candidate Vote %
Jennifer Innis (X) 2,877 68.50
Derek Clark 1,323 31.50

Ward 5 Area Councillor[edit]

Candidates for Ward 5 Regional and Area Councillor, as well as Mayoral candidates, will appear in a debate organized by a resident, after a scheduled debate was cancelled.[54]

  • Steve Conforti
  • Joe Luschak
  • Tony Rosa
Candidate Vote %
Tony Rosa 2,066 40.77
Steve Conforti 2,036 40.17
Joe Luschak 966 19.06

Ward 5 Regional Councillor[edit]

  • Annette Groves, incumbent
  • Angela Panacci
Candidate Vote %
Annette Groves (X) 3,150 60.81
Angela Panacci 2,030 39.19

Mississauga[edit]

During the campaign, former Mississauga News editor John Stewart noted that the election was marked by a dearth of information or debates, in contrast to previous elections.[59]

Mayor[edit]

Mississauga Mayoral election, 2018

← 2014 October 22, 2018 2022 →
  Bonnie Crombie at 2017 AMO Conference (cropped) (36541302906).jpg
Candidate Bonnie Crombie Kevin J. Johnston
Party Independent Independent
Popular vote 91,422 16,079
Percentage 76.7% 13.5%

Mayor before election

Bonnie Crombie

Elected Mayor

Bonnie Crombie

Bonnie Crombie was the incumbent and re-elected with a substantial majority on October 22, 2018.

Kevin J. Johnston announced his intention to run in March 2018. Peel Regional Police charged Johnston in July 2017 with "willfully promoting hatred, a charge under the Criminal Code of Canada that carries a maximum penalty of two years in jail," according to Mississauga News.[60] Johnston withdrew his mayoral candidacy on July 25 and registered to run for Ward 9 city councillor instead.[61] Then on July 26, withdrew his councillor candidacy and re-registered as a mayoral candidate.[62] Johnston stated in September to be talking with four organizations a day.[63] Johnston ran for the same position in the previous election, placing 11th out of 15.

Mayoral Candidate[64] Vote %
Bonnie Crombie (X) 91,422 76.68
Kevin J. Johnston 16,079 13.49
Scott E. W. Chapman 4,563 3.83
Andrew Lee 2,970 2.49
Mohsin Khan 1,458 1.22
Yasmin Pouragheli 996 0.84
Tiger Meng Wu 989 0.83
Syed Qumber Rizvi 752 0.63

Debates

University of Toronto Mississauga Students’ Union hosted a debate on October 4, that was attended by Chapman, Crombie, Lee, Pouragheli, and Rizvi. They confirmed that Johnston was not invited.[65]

Council[edit]

Map of Mississauga's wards

Ward 1[edit]

Dave Cook is the appointed incumbent for Ward 1. As per promise on receiving the position,[66] he did not stand for election in the 2018 contest. Cook replaced elected councillor Jim Tovey, who died in January 2018.[67]

Former Conservative Party of Canada federal MP Brad Butt, currently the Mississauga Board of Trade Director of Government Relations, is a notable candidate.[68] Butt also considered running in Ward 6, but changed his intentions when Ron Starr re-entered that race, after the cancellation of the Regional Chair election.[69]

Kristian Velkoski withdrew to run for a public school board trustee.

An all-candidates debate was held September 19, by ratepayers' groups; Marco Pedri did not attend. Topics discussed including speeding reduction, the Lakeview zoning by-law, and cannabis stores.[70] The ward was later profiled by Mississauga News.[71] Three residents' associations held another debate, featuring Burke, Butt, Dasko, Hart, Roque and Setaram. The remaining candidates, Mancini and Pedri, did not attend.[72]

Ward 1 Candidate[64] Vote %
Stephen Dasko 4,484 47.59
Brad Butt 2,188 23.22
Natalie Hart 1,472 15.62
Miles Roque 656 6.96
Sharmila Setaram 318 3.37
Terry Burke 206 2.19
Larry Mancini 75 0.80
Marco Pedri 24 0.25

Ward 2[edit]

The incumbent is Karen Ras. She was unopposed until the final week of nominations.[73]

Ward 2 Candidate[64] Vote %
Karen Ras (X) 7,820 92.77
Naser Ansari 375 4.45
Mohammad Azam 234 2.78

Ward 3[edit]

Fonseca in 2017.

The ward incumbent is Chris Fonseca.

Ward 3 Candidate[64] Vote %
Chris Fonseca (X) 8,337 74.28
Robert Kielek 2,149 19.15
Khawar Hussain 604 5.38
Arshad Hashmi 134 1.19

Ward 4[edit]

The ward incumbent is John Kovac.

Ward 4 Candidate[64] Vote %
John Kovac (X) 5,818 52.71
Grant G. Gorchynski 2,316 20.98
Safeeya Faruqui 1,123 10.17
Josephine Bau 501 4.54
Hardat Sookraj 411 3.72
Yoliana Azer 277 2.51
Duc Thanh Tran 266 2.41
Hugo Reinoso 174 1.58
Nawres Fouad 152 1.38

Ward 5[edit]

The ward incumbent is Carolyn Parrish.

Nikki Clarke was registered as a candidate, but disqualified. Clarke had waited until the last day of the nomination period to file her papers, and was soliciting signatures from City staff. This prompted incumbent Carolyn Parrish to ask for a review of the paperwork by the Clerk's department. A total of 8 discrepancies were found in signatures, and the nominee was not allowed to replace those signatures. Clarke came a close second in the 2018 provincial election, running for the NDP in Mississauga—Malton.[74]

Some of the candidates talked to the Mississauga News about issues important to them.[75] Malton Community Building Project hosted a candidate event on October 9.[76]

Ward 5 Candidate[64] Vote %
Carolyn Parrish (X) 6,798 63.87
David Broadway 1,161 10.91
Ram Pawar 1,026 9.64
Ahmad Khan 892 8.38
Marina Qureshi 452 4.25
Alex Itty 315 2.96

Ward 6[edit]

Incumbent councillor Ron Starr was in his third term on council when in March 28 at a city council session he announced his intention to run for the newly elected Region of Peel Chair.[77] Fourteen candidates entered the race to succeed Starr for the open seat with Joe Horneck being the first to register. July 23 one week before the filing deadline Starr decided to drop out of contention for Regional Chair with that race had 10 candidates including former PC leader Patrick Brown (now Brampton Mayor) and Starr re-registered for his incumbent ward, suggesting that he could do more in his existing position then as regional chair.[78] Starr was successful in winning re-election with Ward 6 by a margin of 347 votes proving the closest contest in the city, even though two other wards had no incumbents.[79] Mississauga News columnist John Stewart summarized the race by saying most of the city was a status quo election however "Horneck's loss is more politically impressive than most wins elsewhere. He almost unseated an entrenched council vet in a stable ward. As it is, he's Ward 6 councillor in waiting."[80]

Tahir Ali, Syed Mohammad Jaffery, Fazli Manan, and Avtar Minhas have withdrawn.

Ward 6 Candidate[64] Vote %
Ron Starr (X) 4,859 36.24
Joe Horneck 4,512 33.66
Gary Gu 1,577 11.76
Muhammad Haroon 612 4.57
Anil Sinha 534 3.98
Al De Ascentiis 410 3.06
Elie Diab 294 2.19
Rob Torry 188 1.40
Moezzam Alvi 184 1.37
Ash Srivastava 154 1.15
Sambasiva Vatti 82 0.61

Ward 7[edit]

Incumbent councillor Nando Iannicca retired from this riding, and re-emerged later in the nomination period as a candidate for Chair of the Region of Peel.

Dipika Damerla, former MPP for Mississauga East—Cooksville and Minister of Seniors Affairs, announced her candidacy for the ward in mid-July.[81]

Ward 7 Candidate[64] Vote %
Dipika Damerla 4,566 41.25
Andrew Gassmann 1,762 15.92
Leslie Zurek-Silvestri 1,399 12.64
Lee Ann Cole 822 7.43
Marco Camaioni 598 5.40
Louroz Mercader 574 5.19
Dawid Burzynski 474 4.28
Maqbool Walji 252 2.28
Samir Jisri 215 1.94
Leslie N Moss 179 1.62
Winston Harding 157 1.42
Peter Michael van Sluytman 70 0.63

Ward 8[edit]

The incumbent is Matt Mahoney. He was unopposed until the final week of nominations.[73]

Ward 8 Candidate[64] Vote %
Matt Mahoney (X) 9,979 79.69
Grzegorz Nowacki 714 5.70
Adam Etwell 600 4.79
Tariq Ali Shah 535 4.27
Abdul Azeem Baig 413 3.30
Amadeus Blazys 281 2.24

Ward 9[edit]

The incumbent is Pat Saito. She was unopposed until the final week of nominations.[73]

Kevin J. Johnston was briefly nominated in the ward.[82][83]

Ward 9 Candidate[64] Vote %
Pat Saito (X) 7,732 77.93
Curtis DeBonte 831 8.38
Syed Mohammad Jaffery 644 6.49
Paul Lopez 542 5.46
Rafael Kalamat 173 1.74

Ward 10[edit]

Candidate Mazin Al-Ezzi got into an extended spat with a Ward 10 resident over lawn sign, using "derogatory language" and insulting "the residents repeatedly."[84] Incumbent Sue McFadden described the incident as "scary", while Al-Ezzi says that the resident tried to goad him on every time he intended to leave.[85]

Ward 10 Candidate[64] Vote %
Sue McFadden (X) 10,438 90.11
Mazin Al-Ezzi 604 5.21
Savita Sangwan 541 4.67

Ward 11[edit]

The incumbent in the ward is George Carlson. The candidates have talked to Mississauga News about issues important to them.[86]

Ward 11 Candidate[64] Vote %
George Carlson (X) 6,581 68.98
Imran Hasan 2,110 22.12
Pardeep Kumar Khunger 850 8.91

Peel District School Board[edit]

Brampton Wards 1, 5[edit]

  • Claudette Alcock
  • Rajwinder Ghuman
  • David Green, incumbent
  • Yusuf Khan
  • Rita Persaud
  • Stan Taylor

Brampton Wards 2, 6[edit]

  • Arun Thomas Alex
  • Alex Battick
  • William Davies
  • Harjot Singh Gill
  • Andrew Mendoza
  • Mansoor Mirza
  • Faraz Saleem
  • Raman Vasudev
  • Odoi Yemoh
The incumbent is Suzanne Nurse.

Brampton Wards 3, 4[edit]

  • Shahbaz Altaf
  • Prabhjot Kainth
  • Harbandna Kaur
  • Kathy McDonald, incumbent
  • Seema Shah
  • Faisal Tahir
  • Radha Tailor

Hiteshkumar Prajapati, Raman Rakkar, and Vipul Shah withdrew their nominations.

Brampton Wards 7, 8[edit]

  • Zain Ali
  • Carrie Andrews, incumbent
  • Andrea Francis-Bucknor
  • Michael J. Gyovai
  • Lynne Lazare
  • Garner F. Liverpool
  • Jashan Singh

Brampton Wards 9, 10[edit]

  • Chetan Brahmbhatt
  • Albert Evans
  • Janice Gordon
  • Theresa Guidolin
  • Satpaul Singh Johal
  • Mazhar Khan
  • Ashman Khroad
  • Sia Lakhanpal
  • Khushpal Pawar
  • Dipal Shah
  • Balbir Sohi
  • Shilpa Vij-Sharma
Harkirat Singh, incumbent, is running for council.

Caledon[edit]

Basmat and Cameron debated the issues at an October 9 event.[87]

  • Dmytro Basmat
  • Stan Cameron, incumbent
  • Amandeep Singh

Mississauga Ward 1, 7[edit]

  • Husain Aboghodieh
  • Paul Liu
  • John Marchant
  • Dalia Morad
  • Maxamed Ibraahim Osso
  • Catherine Soplet
  • Suresh Subramaniam
  • Kristian Velkoski
  • John F. Walmark

Incumbent Janet McDougald has announced her retirement.

Mississauga Ward 2, 8[edit]

  • Charles Chen
  • Minh Goi
  • Meredith Johnson
  • Brad MacDonald, incumbent
  • Jasjit Singh

Mississauga Ward 3, 4[edit]

  • Vijay Brahmbhatt
  • Ahmed Jalal
  • Sue Lawton, incumbent
  • Asha Luthra
  • Naila Mahmood
  • Norma Fay Nicholson
  • Lovely Shankar

Mississauga Ward 5[edit]

  • Susan Benjamin
  • Avtar Ghotra
  • Ryan Gurcharn
  • Bassam Johar
  • Arwinder Kalsi
  • Jal Panthaky
  • Rajakumaran Ponraj
  • Sarah Walji

Rick Williams was the incumbent.

Mississauga Ward 6, 11[edit]

  • Raj Chopra
  • Imrana Choudry
  • Robert Crocker, incumbent
  • Tina Daid
  • Jith Dravin
  • Glynis D'Souza
  • Dharmarajah Gnanakumar
  • Harjinder Jheetey
  • David Li
  • Mian Omer Rasheed
  • George Varghese

Hasan Imam has withdrawn.

Mississauga Ward 9, 10[edit]

  • John Bebawy
  • Nokha Dakroub, incumbent
  • Victoria Ghandour
  • LeeAnn Lloyd
  • Tahir Malik
  • Christopher Stuart Taylor

Lili Schermel has withdrawn.

Dufferin-Peel Catholic District School Board[edit]

Brampton Wards 1, 3, 4[edit]

  • Anna da Silva, incumbent
  • Hope Irabor Dion
  • Patrick J. Doran
  • Cheryl Roy

Brampton Wards 2, 5, 6[edit]

  • Darryl Brian D'Souza, incumbent
  • Damien Joseph
  • Theresa Laverty
  • Neville Mant
  • Vincenzo Siciliano

Brampton Wards 7, 8, 9, 10[edit]

Incumbent Shawn Xaviour was declared by acclamation.[88]

Caledon/Dufferin[edit]

A trustee candidate debate was held on October 9, however only Roman showed up for the event.[87]

  • Frank Di Cosola, incumbent
  • Sheralyn Roman

Mississauga Ward 1, 3[edit]

Incumbent Mario Pascucci was declared by acclamation.

Mississauga Ward 2, 8[edit]

  • Sharon M. Hobin, incumbent
  • Matthew Kornas

Mississauga Ward 4[edit]

  • John Coletti
  • Carmela Kapeleris
  • Biju Pappachan
  • Stefano Pascucci
  • Miroslaw Ruta
  • Mathew Thomas
Anna Abbruscato is the incumbent.

Mississauga Ward 5[edit]

  • Margaret Pakula
  • Caroline Roach
  • Thomas Thomas, incumbent

Mississauga Ward 6, 11[edit]

  • Luz del Rosario, incumbent
  • Bismarck Gonsalves
  • Sabeena Philip

Glynis D'Souza withdrew.

Mississauga Ward 7[edit]

Incumbent Bruno Iannicca was declared by acclamation.

Mississauga Ward 9, 10[edit]

  • Tom Cook
  • Brea Corbet
  • Tomasz Glod
  • Mathew Jacob
  • Vlad Kagramanov
  • John G. Kennedy
  • Nestor Pereira
The incumbent is Esther O'Toole.

French school boards[edit]

Trustee, Conseil scolaire Viamonde

  • Yvon Rochefort
  • Goran Saveski
  • Qandeel Tariq Shah

Trustee, Conseil scolaire catholique MonAvenir

  • Genevieve Grenier
  • Blaise Liaki

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