1962 Ottawa municipal election


The city of Ottawa, Canada held municipal elections on December 3, 1962.

Charlotte Whitton is re-elected as mayor, defeating former controller and football player Sam Berger in a re-match of the 1960 election.

Mayor of Ottawa


Candidate Votes %
Charlotte Whitton (X)40,06243.38
Sam Berger34,04436.86
R.J. Groves18,24519.76

Referendums


Fluoridation
Option Votes %
No45,42851.11
Yes43,45748.89


Sunday Movies
Option Votes %
Yes55,24660.99
No35,32939.01

Ottawa Board of Control


(4 elected)

Candidate Votes %
Lloyd Francis (X)53,327
Don Reid(X)50,046
Ellen Webber40,095
Ernie Jones36,466
Roy Donaldson31,766
Horace Racine30,866
Matt McGrath16,686
Serge Tardif14,818
Sam McLean7,647
Joseph Louis Paradis6,684

City council


Map of Ottawa's Wards used in this election
1. By Ward
2. Capital Ward
3. Carleton Ward
4. Dalhousie Ward
5. Elmdale-Victoria Ward
6. Gloucester Ward
7. Queensboro Ward
8. Rideau Ward
9. St. George's Ward
10. Wellington Ward .

(2 elected from each ward)

Gloucester Ward
Candidate Votes %
Murray Heit (X)7,034
Don Kay6,373
Pat Doherty (X)6,119
Joe Quinn4,817
Rideau Ward
Candidate Votes %
John Powers (X)3,807
Des Bender3,208
Rhéal Robert3,112
Cecil Duncan2,344
Lucien Raymond1,706
Ralph Boone1,665
Lucien Bleeo440
Capital Ward
Candidate Votes %
Claude Bennett (X)8,720
Don Armstrong (X)6,561
Elmer Fairfield1,957
Carleton Ward
Candidate Votes %
Howard Henry (X)11,185
Frank Boyce (X)9,746
Brian McNally5,074
Queensboro Ward
Candidate Votes %
Kenneth Fogarty7,125
Ken Workman (X)6,672
Tom Fogarty1,939
Dalhousie Ward
Candidate Votes %
James McAuley (X)4,621
Charles Parker (X)3,447
Rudy Capogreco2,436
Elmdale-Victoria Ward
Candidate Votes %
Rolly Wall (X)4,905
Bruce Harvey (X)3,654
Jack Norris2,960
Julia Villeneuve790
Ferdinand Clement692
By Ward
Candidate Votes %
Jules Morin (X)4,232
Ralph Brunet2,952
Clem Aubin (X)2,236
St. George's Ward
Candidate Votes %
Charlie St. Germain (X)4,950
David Dehler3,263
Cecile O'Regan (X)3,077
Donald F. Prot739
Wellington Ward
Candidate Votes %
Lionel O'Connor (X)3,353
Bob Simpson2,987
Gertrude Douglas2,447
Morris Kertzer1,514
William Percy Kerwin1,385

References


  • Ottawa Journal, December 4, 1962