1964 Ottawa municipal election


The city of Ottawa, Canada held municipal elections on December 7, 1964.

Controller Don Reid is elected as mayor, defeating incumbent mayor Charlotte Whitton, who placed third behind broadcaster Frank Ryan.

Mayor of Ottawa


Candidate Votes %
Don Reid43,99145.03
Frank Ryan26,99627.63
Charlotte Whitton (X)25,60826.21
Joseph Louis Paradis7060.72
Alfred Lapointe3950.40

Referendums


Fluoridation
Option Votes %
Yes58,23461.75
No36,07938.25


Sunday Sports
Option Votes %
Yes61,89664.97
No33,37535.03

Ottawa Board of Control


(4 elected)

Candidate Votes %
Kenneth Fogarty51,280
Ernie Jones (X)47,331
Ellen Webber (X)39,409
Murray Heit32,880
David Dehler29,430
Roy Donaldson27,878
Irving Greenberg21,440
Arthur E. Wood17,537
Serge Tardif15,125
Charles Kruger7,157
Julia Villeneuve3,889

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 %
Don Kay (X)10,267
Pat Doherty7,301
Joe Quinn6,128
Bob Stewart4,506
Rideau Ward
Candidate Votes %
Des Bender (X)3,820
John Powers (X)3,339
Tom Farrell2,308
Charles Roberts1,739
Capital Ward
Candidate Votes %
Claude Bennett (X)8,121
Don Armstrong (X)5,409
L. Courtenay2,991
Carleton Ward
Candidate Votes %
Howard Henry (X)9,806
Maurice Egan (X)8,431
Frank Boyce6,142
Robert Ripley1,957
Queensboro Ward
Candidate Votes %
Ken Workman (X)5,913
Harold Waddell3,937
Tom Fogarty3,556
Brian McNally2,623
Dalhousie Ward
Candidate Votes %
James McAuley (X)4,586
Charles Parker (X)3,210
Rudy Capogreco3,104
Elmdale-Victoria Ward
Candidate Votes %
Rolly Wall (X)5,741
Bruce Harvey (X)4,400
Jack Norris3,602
By Ward
Candidate Votes %
Jules Morin6,033
Ralph Brunet (X)3,805
Clem Aubin1,920
St. George's Ward
Candidate Votes %
Charlie St. Germain (X)4,864
Cecile O'Regan (X)2,155
Rhéal Robert2,073
Sam McLean1,634
Ken Sparling1,013
Rex LeLacheur702
Wellington Ward
Candidate Votes %
Lionel O'Connor (X)3,191
Mary Harrison2,326
Gertrude Douglas2,276
Ivan Sparks (X)1,803
John Tidman911
Bill Woods686

References


  • Ottawa Journal, December 8, 1964