1980 Ottawa-Carleton Regional Municipality elections


Elections were held on November 10, 1980 in the Regional Municipality of Ottawa-Carleton. This page lists the election results for local mayors, reeves and councils of the RMOC in 1980.

Cumberland


Reeve race[1]

Candidate Vote  %
Peter Clark2,11951.71
Henri Rocque (X)1,97948.29

Council
Four to be elected

Candidate Vote  %
Don Boudria (X)2,71621.53
Ray Friel (X)2,26317.94
Paul Macdonnell (X)1,99315.80
Frank Kenny (X)1,93215.31
Patricia Wright1,74313.81
Ray Rivers1,0798.55
Ted Hansen8917.06

Gloucester


Reeve race

Betty Stewart was re-elected After a judicial recount conducted December 9-10. Election night results showed her opponent, Fred Barrett ahead as did a recount conducted on November 16.[2]

Candidate Vote  %
Betty Stewart (X)5,36147.04
Fred Barrett5,34546.90
Keith Sennett6906.05

Council[3]
Six to be elected; top two to sit on regional council

Candidate Vote  %
Harry Allen (X)7,28214.25
Eugène Bellemare (X)6,62612.97
Mitch Owens6,62012.96
Ken Steele5,37210.51
Harold Keenan (X)5,28210.34
Mary Bryden (X)4,8039.40
Pat Clark4,2798.37
Brad Kennedy3,0766.02
Jean Gregoire3,0335.94
Leola Davignon2,4144.72
Nicole Poudrette2,3094.52


Goulbourn


Mayoral race[4]

Candidate Vote  %
Betty Hill (X)1,82550.95
Anton Wytenburg1,75749.05

Council

Candidate Vote  %
Ward 1
Gilmour Brown (X) Acclaimed
Ward 2
Bob Fredericks (X) Acclaimed
Ward 3
Don Green (X) Acclaimed
Ward 4
Dewar Burnett (X)52654.06
Michael Bryan44745.94

Kanata


Mayoral race[5]

Candidate Vote  %
Marianne Wilkinson (X)4,13272.39
George St. Aubin1,57627.61

Council

Candidate Vote  %
Ward 1
Des Adam38461.74
Dan Perley23838.26
Ward 2
Bob Kingham (X) Acclaimed
Ward 3
Bill Lund (X) Acclaimed
Ward 4
Doug Nash (X) Acclaimed
Ward 5
Charles Rogers (X) Acclaimed
Ward 6
Jean Gabby (X)73557.38
Stuart Chandler54642.62

Nepean


Mayoral race[6] (216 of 218 polls)

Candidate Vote  %
Ben Franklin (X)15,35184.88
Harry Splett2,73515.12

Council

Candidate Vote  %
Regional council
3 to be elected
Margaret Rywak (X)11,75527.18
Beryl Gaffney11,59026.80
Gord Hunter10,30223.82
Norman Cookley9,59522.19
City council
3 to be elected
Al Brown (X)9,77422.64
Hugh McDonald (X)8,97520.79
Frank Reid8,44319.56
Marcy Gregory5,54012.83
Terry Bell4,78211.08
Victoria Mason4,31610.00
Al Jeans1,3403.10

Nepean voters also voted to legalize wine stores in the city.

Osgoode


Reeve race

Candidate Vote  %
Albert Bouwers (X) Acclaimed

Council
4 to be elected

Candidate Vote  %
Albert McKeown (X) Acclaimed
Mary Cooper (X) Acclaimed
Fred Alexander (X) Acclaimed
Doug Thompson Acclaimed

Ottawa


Mayor race

Candidate Votes %
Marion Dewar (X)49,68757.03
Pat Nicol33,15138.05
Alphonse Frederick Lapointe2,3572.71
John Turmel1,9282.21


Rideau


Reeve race[7]

Candidate Vote  %
Dave Bartlett (X) Acclaimed

Council

Candidate Vote  %
Ward 1
2 to be elected
Glenn Brooks90544.56
Bill Schouten (X)67333.15
William Warren23311.47
Don Ayres22010.83
Ward 2
2 to be elected
Joyce Bigley (X) Acclaimed
John Wilson (X) Acclaimed
Ward 3
2 to be elected
Richard McDonald (X) Acclaimed
Dorothy Bickerton (X) Acclaimed

Rockcliffe Park


Reeve race[8]

Candidate Vote  %
Beryl Plumptre (X) Acclaimed

Council
4 to be elected

Candidate Vote  %
A. G. Sandy Watson (X) Acclaimed
Patrick Murray (X) Acclaimed
Anthony Keith (X) Acclaimed
David Jenkins (X) Acclaimed

Vanier


Mayoral race[9]

Candidate Vote  %
Wilfrid Champagne3,06550.75
Paul St. George2,05434.01
Wilbrod Cormier92115.25

Council

Candidate Vote  %
Ward 1
2 to be elected
Richard Boudreau50731.67
Marcel Champagne47929.92
Denis Neider28817.99
Gerald Gagné1237.68
Robert Gemus1076.68
Paul Tomaro976.06
Ward 2
2 to be elected
Marcel Chaput (X)1,15038.23
Ronald Killeen (X)95931.88
Yvette Bigras36412.10
Hector Jamieson33010.97
Jacques Drouin2056.82
Ward 3
2 to be elected
Gilles Barbary79033.73
Robert Madore (X)69429.63
Charles Beriault43518.57
Claude Robillard42318.06
Ward 4
2 to be elected
Guy Cousineau (X)81837.18
Florian Gauthier (X)67730.77
Gerald Beausejour62928.59
Raphael Pilon763.45

West Carleton


Mayoral race[10]

Candidate Vote  %
Frank Marchington (X)2,53260.01
Don Munro1,68739.99

Council

Candidate Vote  %
Torbolton Ward
2 to be elected
Betty Smith (X)94842.80
Delmer Wilson75033.86
Andrew Baldwin51723.34
Fitzroy Ward
2 to be elected
Bert Reitsman (X)66330.10
Eric Greene57626.16
Eric Craig49622.51
Ambrose Holmes46821.24
Huntley Ward
2 to be elected
Ivan Baird (X)94637.20
Gerald Belisle (X)93436.73
Don Irwin66326.07

References


  1. Ottawa Citizen, Nov 11, 1980, pg 50, "Clark beats Rocque"
  2. Ottawa Citizen, Dec 10, 1980, pg 4, "Betty Stewart still top dog"
  3. Ottawa Citizen, Nov 11, 1980, pg 50, "The battle isn't over yet"
  4. Ottawa Citizen, Nov 11, 1980, pg 50, "Tight victory for Hill"
  5. Ottawa Citizen, Nov 11, 1980, pg 49, "Wilkinson devastates St. Aubin"
  6. Ottawa Citizen, Nov 11, 1980, pg 49, "Franklin wins, so do wine stores"
  7. Ottawa Citizen, Nov 11, 1980, pg 50, "Voters were out in force"
  8. Ottawa Citizen, Nov 11, 1980, pg 50, "Voters were out in force"
  9. Ottawa Citizen, Nov 11, 1980, pg 50, "Champagne wins on pro-annexation issue"
  10. Ottawa Citizen, Nov 11, 1980, pg 49, "Easy victory march for Marchington"