Monday, April 11, 2016 9:05 pm ·  0 Comments
Voting day arrived in Ward 2, to overcast skies, and early morning rain. A total of 11 candidates were on the slate for Monday, April 11, 2016.
A total of 3,358 voters came out to vote which is 23.96 percentage of the total eligible voters. Ward 2 has 14,016 eligible voters. Ward 2 is bounded by the QEW to the north, Lake Ontario to the south, 16 Mile Creek to the east and 3rd Line to the west. It is home to Kerr Village, with industrial and commercial businesses situated along and north of Speers Road. Tim Horton’s head office calls Ward 2 home.
The newly elected town councillor is Ray Chisholm who received 778 which is 23.17 percent of the total votes counted. At the time of this post, the count is unofficial. Mr. Chisholm’s closest competitor was Hart Jansson who received 616 votes.
Here is how the vote broke out:
Ray Chisholm 778 23.17%
Hart Jansson 616 18.34%
Fraser Damoff 533 15.87%
Ruth Anne McAuley 488 14.53%
Chris Kowalchuk 228 6.79%
Sean Neville 188 5.60%
John Pilcher 177 5.27%
Julie McLeod 93 2.77%
Dirk Soeterik 90 2.68%
Cheryle McCullagh 85 2.53%
Shiba Anjum 82 2.44%
OakvilleNews.Org applauds all the candidates with special congratulations extended to Oakville’s newest Town Councillor Ray Chisholm.