Rob Ford elected new mayor
Some incumbent councillors lose
New faces on 45-member city council
Here’s a run down of the winners, upsets, and top place results for the Oct. 25 vote.
Of the possible 1,546,732 eligible voters, voter turnout was about 52.6 percent, which is up from the 2006 election with 39.3 percent.
RESULTS: Toronto here’s your new mayor and 44 councillors.
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Mayor-elect is Rob Ford with 383,501 votes for 47.11 percent followed by George Smitherman in second with 289,832 for 35.6 percent, according to the city’s website. Of course, 38 other mayoral candidates were on the ballot and results for each can be found here and may vary as the city updates the election results.
Here are the councillors-elect for all 44 wards with a list of each winner and closest runner-up. For a full list of all candidates votes in each race, click here.
Etobicoke-North Ward 1: Vincent Crisanti won with 40.75% of the vote ousting incumbent councillor Suzan Hall, who got 36.96%.
Eglinton-Lawrence Ward 16: Incumbent Karen Stintz kept her seat again with 60.76% and Terry Mills ran hard for 22.21% for second.
Davenport Ward 17: Incumbent Cesar Palacio won with 42.81% against a real push from Jonah Schein with 33.58% in second.
Davenport Ward 18: No incumbent as Adam Giambrone did not run, so Ana Bailão won with 43.75% and Kevin Beaulieu got 34.23% as the closest next candidate.
Trinity-Spadina Ward 19: Mike Layton captured this seat with 45.38% and Karen Sun got 20.92% in this crowed race with no incumbent as Joe Pantalone ran and came third for mayor.
Trinity-Spadina Ward 20: Incumbent Adam Vaughan got an overwhelming 74.52% of the vote while Mike Yen got 16.28%.
St. Paul’s Ward 21: incumbent Joe Mihevc got 56.24% with Shimmy Posen taking 30.5% for second place.
St. Paul’s Ward 22: Josh Matlow scored a win here with 52.39% in a hard-fought race with Chris Sellors in second with 35.4% with no incumbent as veteran Councillor Michael walker retires.
Willowdale Ward 23: incumbent John Filion is back with a 65.85% victory over second place finisher Dusan Kralik with 11.83%.
Don Valley West Ward 25: Jaye Robinson won with 45.94% beating the incumbent Cliff Jenkins who got 43.02%.
Don Valley west Ward 26: incumbent John Parker won a hard contest with 31.27% against Jon Burnside with 29.18% and third place finisher Mohamed Dhanani with 28.37% and four others capturing the remaining 10%.
Toronto-Centre Rosedale Ward 27: Kristyn Wong-Tam pulled off a victory with 28.27% in a crowded field of 15 candidates and no incumbent as Kyle Rae retires. A close second place went Ken Chan with 26.54%.
Toronto-Danforth Ward 29: Mary Fragedakis won with 41.81% over Jane Pitfield with 27.94% and Jennifer Wood with 24.02% with three others picking up the remaining votes in a race where incumbent Case Ootes did not run.
Toronto-Danforth Ward 30: incumbent Paula Fletcher scratched out a victory with 45.35% of the vote with just 259 votes more than Liz West with 44.01% of the vote.
Beaches-East York Ward 31: incumbent Janet Davis won overwhelmingly with 63.27% as Robert Walker came second with 11.01%.
Beaches-East York Ward 32: Mary-Margaret McMahon won with a commanding 65.14% over incumbent Sandra Bussin who got 25.77%.
Don Valley East Ward 34: incumbent Denzil Minnan-Wong captured 53.4% compared to Peter Youngren with 39.61%.
Scarborough Southwest Ward 35: Michelle Berardinetti won with 50.45% beating incumbent Adrian Heaps with 36.62%.
Scarborough Southwest Ward 36: school trustee Gary Crawford won this council seat with 25.24% over Robert Spencer with 22.82% in a race with no incumbent as Brian Ashston retired.
Scarborough Centre Ward 37: incumbent Michael Thompson won with a whopping 83.63% over Isabelle Champagne with 8.6%.
Scarborough Centre Ward 38: incumbent Glenn De Baeremaeker got 62.44% winning over Glenn Middleton.
Scarborough Agincourt Ward 39: incumbent Mike Del Grande got 68.18% over Kevin Xu with 24.99%.
Scarborough Agincourt Ward 40: incumbent Norm Kelly got 74% while Ken Sy got 11.49%.
Scarborough-Rouge River Ward 41: incumbent Chin Lee got 70.6% with Patricia Sinclair rounding out second place with 15.28%.
Scarborough-Rouge River Ward 42: incumbent Raymond Cho got 52.93% and Neethan Shan took 33.65%.
Scarborough East Ward 43: incumbent Paul Ainslie got 60.55% compared to John Laforet with 28.8%.
Scarborough East Ward 44: incumbent Ron Moeser won a tight race with 47.45% and a 284 vote margin over Diana Hall with 46.13% of all ballots.