York Region municipal elections, 2010

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Elections in the Regional Municipality of York of Ontario, Canada were held on 25 October 2010 in conjunction with municipal elections across the province. The results below are unofficial, pending review from the respective clerk's office for each municipality. Each elected representative becomes a member of York Regional Council.

York Regional Council[edit]

Position Representing Councillor Notes
Chair (to be selected by council)
Councillor Aurora Geoff Dawe Mayor of Aurora
Councillor East Gwillimbury Virginia Hackson Mayor of East Gwillimbury
Councillor Georgina Robert Grossi Mayor of Georgina
Councillor Georgina Danny Wheeler
Councillor King Steve Pellegrini Mayor of King
Councillor Markham Frank Scarpitti Mayor of Markham
Councillor Markham Jack Heath
Councillor Markham Jim Jones
Councillor Markham Gordon Landon
Councillor Markham Joe Li
Councillor Newmarket Tony van Bynen Mayor of Newmarket
Councillor Newmarket John Taylor
Councillor Richmond Hill Dave Barrow Mayor of Richmond Hill
Councillor Richmond Hill Vito Spatafora
Councillor Richmond Hill Brenda Hogg
Councillor Vaughan Maurizio Bevilacqua Mayor of Vaughan
Councillor Vaughan Gino Rosati
Councillor Vaughan Michael Di Biase
Councillor Vaughan Deb Schulte
Councillor Whitchurch-Stouffville Wayne Emmerson Mayor of Whitchurch-Stouffville

Aurora[edit]

Mayoral Candidate [1] Vote[2]  %
Geoff Dawe 7,254 55.1
Phyllis M. Morris (X) 2,805 21.3
Nigel Kean 2,239 17.0
Roger Clowater 652 5.0
Miroslav Prikryl 218 1.7

East Gwillimbury[edit]

Mayoral Candidate [3] Vote[4]  %
Virginia Hackson 3,776 59.7
Jack W. Hauseman 1,964 31.0
Matthew C. Teeple 587 9.3

Georgina[edit]

Mayoral Candidate [5] Vote[6]  %
Robert Grossi (X) 6,151 52.9
Peter Juras 3,983 34.3
Dave G. Pollock 1,012 8.7
Ken Craine 475 4.1

King[edit]

The official results for King were declared on 28 October 2010.[7] Of eligible voters, 49.94% cast a ballot.

Mayoral Candidate [8] Vote[7]  %
Steve Pellegrini 3,627 48.8
Margaret Black (X) 3,050 41.1
Gordon Craig 456 6.1
Jeff Laidlaw 296 4.0

Markham[edit]

Markham municipal election, 2010
2009 ←
October, 2010 → 2014
Turnout 64,135

Results[edit]

The following results are unofficial pending any recounts for closes races.

Mayor[edit]

Candidate Vote  %
Frank Scarpitti (x) 54,660 85.23
Stephen Kotyck 5,566 8.68
Partap Dua 3,909 6.09

Regional councillor[edit]

Candidate Vote  %
Jack Heath (x) 37,364 20.08
Jim Jones (x) 27,715 14.89
Gordon Landon (x) 27,461 14.76
Joe Li 26,764 14.38
Nirmala Armstrong 23,160 12.44
Dan Horchik 20,870 11.21
Peter Pavlovic 17,101 9.19
Sunny Deol 8,573 4.61
Surinder Issar 5,670 3.05

Heath, Jones and Landon were incumbent members of Regional Council. Jones is a former Progressive Conservative MP and Town Councillor. Landon is an incumbent member and longtime Regional Councillor. Horchik was incumbent Ward 6 Town Councillor.[citation needed] Heath was former Ward 5 Town Councillor.[citation needed]

Joseph Virgilio, who was appointed to council to replace the late Tony C. Wong, did not run in 2010.[citation needed]

Li has previously run for council in 2006. He ran as a Conservative candidate in the federal riding of Markham- Unionville in 2006 and 2004 and as a Progressive Conservative candidate in the federal riding of Scarborough—Rouge River in 1997.[citation needed]

Ward 1[edit]

Candidate Vote
Valerie Burke (x) 4,142
Jim Common 1,005
Mitch Klinger 109

Burke has been councillor since 2006 and was former executive assistant to York Regional Council.[citation needed]

Ward 2[edit]

Incumbent councillor Erin Shapero decided not to run for re-election.[citation needed]

Candidate Vote
Howard Shore 1928
Gary Kay 1072
Peter Usprech 255
Marlene Gallyot 680
Ali Majidi 77

Ward 3[edit]

Candidate Vote
Don Hamilton (x) 5,310
John Cabrelli 2,586
Gohar Jadoon 109

Hamilton won the by-election in 2009 to replace Joseph Virgilio, who left to become York Regional Councillor in 2009 following the death of Tony C. Wong.[citation needed]

Ward 4[edit]

Candidate Vote
Carolina Moretti (x) 4,803
Gin Siow 3,201
Nadeem Qureshi 702

Ward 5[edit]

Candidate Vote
Colin Campbell 5,285
John Webster (x) 4,671

Webster is a lifelong resident with family history in Markham and seeking a third term. Webster is also Markham's Town Crier.[citation needed]

Longtime Markham resident Hamilton is acting Chief Officer with the Toronto Fire Services.[citation needed]

Ward 6[edit]

Incumbent Dan Horchik sought a seat as Regional Councillor.[citation needed]

Candidate Vote
Alan Ho 1,915
Jim Kwan 1,710
David Papadimitrou 1,552
Khalid Usman 1,413
Meg Stokes 1,078

Usman is former Ward 7 councillor 1998-2006 (left to run as Regional Councillor) and ran as a Liberal in the provincial election in 1995. Kwan former candidate for Ward 6 in 2006.[citation needed]

Ward 7[edit]

Candidate Vote
Logan Kanapathi (x) 4,027
Debbie Wong 3,168
Adnan Khan 1,173
Raman Virk 1,100
Mohammed Rahman 1,050
Inderjit Basra 393
Senthil Varatharajah 210

Kanapathi was first elected in 2006 when former councillor Khalid Usman ran for Regional Council.[citation needed]

Ward 8[edit]

Candidate Vote
Alex Chiu (x) 3,458
Joseph (Mohan) Remisiar 2,274
Ivy Lee 1,716
Bhopinder Mancoo 349

Chiu is longtime Ward 8 councillor and was Ward 7 councillor before the re-division created new wards for Miliken Mills. Chiu has been in elected office since 1986 and is also a retailer at Market Village Mall.[citation needed]

Newmarket[edit]

Mayoral Candidate [9] Vote  %
Tony Van Bynen (X) 13,768 81.0
Michael Casicone 3,231 19.0

Van Bynen won his second term as mayor and has been in elected office in Newmarket since 2000.

Richmond Hill[edit]

Mayor[edit]

Mayoral Candidate [10] Vote  %
Dave Barrow (X) 27,567 89.8
Abu Alam 3,132 10.2

Regional councillor[edit]

Two regional council seats were contested in Richmond Hill.

Candidate Vote  %
Brenda Hogg (X) 15889 34.19%
Vito Spatafora (X) 16734 36.01%
David L. Cohen 13845 29.79%

Cohen is former Ward 3 councillor.

Town Council[edit]

The incumbents of four of the six wards were challenged for council seats.

Ward 1 - Wilcox Lake, Bond Lake, Oak Ridges, Quaker

Candidate Vote  %
Greg Beros (X) 2113 44.76%
Carrie Hoffelner 1965 41.62%
Jose Souto 307 6.5%
Adam Matanovic 171 3.62%
Adam Dodwell 165 3.5%

Ward 2 - Newkirk, Leno Park, Town Park

Candidate Vote  %
Carmine Perrelli (X) 1590 37.15%
Brian Hatt 854 19.95%
Karen Gelineau 604 14.11%
Marianne Yake 533 12.45%
Mahdieh Hajighazi 369 8.62%
Ehsan Haghi 330 7.71%

Incumbent councillor Arnie Warner did not run for re-election.

Ward 3 - Helmkay Park, Headford

Candidate Vote  %
Castro Liu (X) 2061 38.3%
Thomas Chong 833 15.48%
Lidia Kafieh 697 12.95%
Vik Gandhi 618 11.48%
Sarkis Assadourian 519 9.65%
Mehrdad Sabouhi 471 8.75%
Justin Lee 182 3.38%

Incumbent councillor Cohen ran for Regional Council. Gandhi ran in 2006 in Ward 3. Assadourian is a former Liberal MPP. Liu is a broadcaster with Fairchild Radio.

Ward 4 - Jefferson, Elgin Mills

Candidate Vote  %
Lynn Foster (X) 3553 65.65%
Angel Freedman 1859 34.35%

Ward 5 - Yongehurst, Beverley Arces, Richvale

Candidate Vote  %
Nick Papa (X) 3572 57.18%
Karen Cilevitz 2146 34.35%
Bruce Kurta 337 5.39%
Christopher Dimpopoulos 192 3.07%

Ward 6 - West Beaver Creek, East Beaver Creek

Candidate Vote  %
Godwin Chan (X) 3722 72.29%
Frank Mastroianni 1063 20.64%
Sheeraz Hudda 364 7.07%

Vaughan[edit]

Mayoral Candidate [11] Vote  %
Maurizio Bevilacqua 45,054 64.1
Linda D. Jackson (X) 10,169 14.5
Mario Racco 10,134 14.4
Paul Donofrio 1,553 2.2
Tony Lorini 1,301 1.9
David Natale 931 1.3
Tony Lombardi 839 1.2
Savino Quatela 252 0.4

Whitchurch–Stouffville[edit]

Mayoral Candidate [12] Vote[13]  %
Wayne Emmerson (X) 4,178 39.9
Justin Altmann 3,113 30.0
Sue Sherban 3,064 29.2
Christine Vlachos 129 1.2

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Registered Candidates". Town of Aurora. Retrieved 2010-09-12. 
  2. ^ "Aurora's unofficial election results" (PDF). Town of Aurora. Retrieved 2010-10-26. 
  3. ^ "Registered Candidates". Town of East Gwillimbury. Retrieved 2010-09-15. 
  4. ^ "Unofficial 2010 Municipal Election Results" (PDF). Town of East Gwillimbury. Retrieved 2010-10-26. 
  5. ^ "Registered Candidates". Town of Georgina. Retrieved 2010-09-12. 
  6. ^ "Town of Georgina - Elections 2010". Town of Georgina. Retrieved 2010-10-26. 
  7. ^ a b "2010 Election Results - Official" (PDF). Clerk's Office, The Corporation of the Township of King. 28 October 2010. Retrieved 2010-11-15. 
  8. ^ "Registered Candidates". Township of King. Retrieved 2010-09-15. 
  9. ^ "Election Results - Town of Newmarket". Town of Newmarket. Retrieved 2010-10-27. 
  10. ^ "Vote 2010 - Town of Richmond Hill" (PDF). Town of Richmond Hill. Retrieved 2010-07-01. 
  11. ^ "Vaughan Votes". City of Vaughan. Retrieved 2010-07-01. [dead link]
  12. ^ Whitchurch-Stouffville Votes. Town of Whitchurch-Stouffville. Accessed 2010-09-12.
  13. ^ "2010 Whitchurch-Stouffville Municipal Election Unofficial Results" (PDF). Town of Whitchurch-Stouffville. Retrieved 2010-10-26.