1976 Ottawa municipal election


The city of Ottawa, Canada held municipal elections on December 6, 1976.

Mayor Lorry Greenberg is easily re-elected.

Mayor


Candidate Votes %
Lorry Greenberg (X)48,04884.31
Alphonse Frederick Lapointe3,3775.93
Bill Foster3,0765.40
Mike Sammon2,4894.37

Ottawa Board of Control


(4 elected)

Candidate Votes %
Marion Dewar (X)37,288
Don Reid34,091
Pat Nicol28,565
Ralph Sutherland23,970
Doug Payne14,694
Ernest Bouchard8,985
Joseph Louis Paradis5,861

City council


Map of Ottawa's Wards used in this election
1. Alta Vista Ward
2. Britannia Ward
3. By-St. George's Ward
4. Capital Ward
5. Carleton Ward
6. Dalhousie Ward
7. Elmdale-Victoria Ward
8. Gloucester Ward
9. Queensboro Ward
10. Rideau Ward
11. Wellington Ward .
Alta Vista Ward
Candidate Votes %
Don Kay (X)3,702
Nancy McGee3,145
Gloucester Ward
Candidate Votes %
Joe Quinn (X)2,399
Patrick MacAdam1,746
Bill Zlepnig1,242
Brian Tracey169
Britannia Ward
Candidate Votes %
Marlene Catterall3,041
Sandy Boyce (X)2,790
Rideau Ward
Candidate Votes %
Rhéal Robert (X)3,378
Karl Parks2,104
Cyrille Goulet1,096
Capital Ward
Candidate Votes %
Joe Cassey3,441
Don Lockhart (X)1,885
Thom Bennett1,812
Leo Morency148
Carleton Ward
Candidate Votes %
Toddy Kehoe (X)3,296
Robbins Elliott2,221
Queensboro Ward
Candidate Votes %
Trip Kennedy (X)4,402
Ian Connerty926
Marina Robillard452
Dalhousie Ward
Candidate Votes %
Rolf Hasenack (X)2,384
Gale Kerwin1,440
Elmdale-Victoria Ward
Candidate Votes %
Rolly Wall1,670
Walter Ryan1,509
Chris Chilton1,450
Alice Morin538
Ignazio Maniscalo164
By-St. George's Ward
Candidate Votes %
Georges Bedard (X)3,785
Mauril Bélanger694
Wellington Ward
Candidate Votes %
Brian Bourns (X)2,091
John Rankin586
Sam McLean322

Ottawa Board of Education Trustees


Results for the OBE Trustees were as follows: [1][2]

Six to be elected in each zone

Eastern Zone
(Vanier, Rockcliffe Park, Alta Vista, Gloucester, Rideau, By-St. Georges, Capital)
Candidate Vote
Jane Dobell9,364
Don Francis7,830
Roy Bushfield6,376
Ted Best6,144
Helen Slater4,460
John Samuel4,078
Robert Burns3,593
Adolph Feingold3,239
Michael McKenna3,206
Gwen Bower-Binns3,200
Gerry Trudel2,774
Larry Geller2,719
Gordon Simester2,226
John Butterworth2,065
Wayne Kay2,054
Tim Craig1,832
Donald Graham1,507
Christa Richardson1,315
Gary Kellam967
Boshra Feltaous579
Western Zone
(Britannia, Carleton, Queensboro, Elmdale-Victoria, Dalhousie, Wellington)
Candidate Vote
Bill Law10,310
Mary Gilmour8,582
Nick van Duyvendyk8,370
Sinclair Abell8,276
Robert Beatty7,816
William Harback7,025
Wayne Wilson5,193
Donald Smith4,823
Kathleen Tuskey4,347
Goldstein4,300
Ian Maclennan3,020
Daniel Gray2,452

4 to be elected

Separate school supporters: Ottawa
Candidate Vote
Dalton McGuinty, Sr.7,752
Jacques Faucher6,915
Lucien Bradet6,770
Jacques Beauchamp6,321
Daniel Kealey5,749
Leonard Trudel5,178
Cathy Kerr5,145
Barbara Champagne5,073

1 to be elected

Separate school supporters: Vanier
Candidate Vote
Edouard Gagnon1,882
Denise Matte1,535

References


  1. "Familiar faces wooed". Ottawa Citizen. December 7, 1976. p. 31. Retrieved December 28, 2020. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  2. Ottawa Citizen, Nov. 30, 1976, pgs 87-90
  • Ottawa Journal, December 7, 1976