1991 Ottawa municipal election


The city of Ottawa, Canada held municipal elections on November 12, 1991.

Right wing Britannia Ward councillor Jacquelin Holzman defeated left wing St. George's councillor Nancy Smith and mayor Marc Laviolette. Holzman ran on a platform to "keep a lid on city taxes".[1]

Mayor


Candidate Votes %
Jacquelin Holzman38,72539.61
Nancy Smith35,52536.34
Marc Laviolette (X)21,10121.58
Michael Bartholomew2,4172.47

City council


Map of Ottawa's Wards used in this election
1. Alta Vista Ward
2. Billings Ward
3. Britannia Ward
4. By-Rideau Ward
5. Capital Ward
6. Canterbury Ward
7. Carleton Ward
8. Dalhousie Ward
9. Elmdale Ward
10. Overbrook-Forbes Ward
11. Carlington-Westboro Ward
12. Richmond Ward
13. Riverside Ward
14. St. George's Ward
15. Wellington Ward .
Alta Vista Ward
Candidate Votes %
Peter Hume4,66055.80
Stephen Amesse2,82733.85
Rebecca Liff86510.36
Billings Ward
Candidate Votes %
Joan O'Neill (X) Acclaimed
Britannia Ward
Candidate Votes %
Jill Brown1,85933.13
Gregory Ross1,55827.77
Geoffrey Sharpe83114.81
Jim Jones (X)66511.85
Clarence S. Dungey2734.87
Randy McCooeye2143.81
Andy Sammon2113.76
By-Rideau Ward
Candidate Votes %
Richard Cannings3,65745.41
Pierre Bourque (X)2,46130.56
Maurice Pagé1,71721.32
Richard Beaudry2182.71
Capital Ward
Candidate Votes %
Jim Watson4,12358.40
Lynn Smyth (X)1,81725.74
Michael Lynch6389.04
Frank De Jong4826.83
Canterbury Ward
Candidate Votes %
Jack MacKinnon1,53022.37
Ed Concordia1,43520.98
Mireille Landry-Kennedy1,13216.55
Ernie Lauzon1,04115.22
Douglas Sears94313.78
Carl Langroix3404.97
Elaine Lindsay2884.21
Garry J. Fischer1321.93
Carleton Ward
Candidate Votes %
Tim Kehoe (X)3,44254.93
Jim Bonner2,82445.07
Carlington-Westboro Ward
Candidate Votes %
Mark Maloney (X)5,01181.85
Lynda Flowers1,11118.15
Dalhousie Ward
Candidate Votes %
Peter Harris2,80748.89
Elisabeth Arnold2,60245.32
Andy Haydon, Jr.3335.80
Elmdale Ward
Candidate Votes %
Joan Wong3,38347.60
Jamie Fisher (X)3,19444.94
Steve Rimek5307.46
Overbrook-Forbes Ward
Candidate Votes %
Jacques Legendre1,94536.56
George Kelly (X)1,75833.05
Eve Elliott91817.26
Michael Green69913.14
Richmond Ward
Candidate Votes %
Alex Cullen3,26837.91
Ron Kolbus2,92233.90
Daniel Stringer2,43028.19
Riverside Ward
Candidate Votes %
George Brown (X)4,14067.88
John Ross1,95932.12
St. George's Ward
Candidate Votes %
Nancy Mitchell2,49942.86
Gordon Brownlee93816.09
Ed Barter92115.79
Geoff Nimmo78013.38
Maurice Dumoulin5439.31
Paul Kerston1141.96
George Ibrahim360.62
Wellington Ward
Candidate Votes %
Diane Holmes (X)3,57978.09
Keith Shirreffs70915.47
M. Ross Taylor2956.44

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Zone 1 (Vanier, Rockcliffe Park, By-Rideau, St. George's, Overbrook-Forbes)
3 to be elected
(98% of polls reporting)
Vote  %
Jane Dobell (X)5,175
Cynthia Bled (X)4,294
Harriet Lang (X)3,927
Debbie Morey2,546
Donna Silver2,047
Jeannine Denis-Ladouceur1,733
Zone 2 (Capital, Wellington)
2 to be elected
Vote  %
Anne Scotton (X)5,92844.33
Brian McGarry (X)5,73742.90
Rick Alexanderson1,70812.77
Zone 3 (Dalhousie, Riverside, Elmdale)
4 to be elected
(98% of polls reporting)
Vote  %
Marian Lothian (X)6,720
Mary Lou Fleming (X)5,891
Elda M. Allen (X)5,843
Ted Best (X)3,806
Walter Robinson3,644
William J. Taylor3,253
Bill Pugsley3,253
John Dodson2,402
Zone 4 (Britannia, Richmond)
2 to be elected
(95% of polls reporting)
Vote  %
Margaret Lange (X)4,977
Bill Gowling (X)3,376
Sandra Bertrand2,976
Sandra R. Goldstein2,351
Irma Cohen1,752
Christopher Assad688
Ed Halla408
Zone 5 (Carleton, Carlington-Westboro)
3 to be elected
Vote  %
Brian Mackey (X)5,23527.15
Kathy Yach (X)4,16121.58
Linda Hunter (X)4,01820.83
Shawn Marmer3,12616.21
John M. Wright2,74214.22
Zone 6 (Alta Vista, Billings, Canterbury)
4 to be elected
(99% of polls reporting)
Vote  %
Margaret Woodley6,607
John Sutherland (X)6,216
Marjorie Loughrey (X)6,210
Russ Jackson (X)6,115
Sue Mack5,047
Roy Bushfield (X)4,453
Wayne Mannion1,271
Henry Assad1,111

References


  • Ottawa Citizen, November 13, 1991
  1. Ottawa Citizen, Nov 13, 1991, pg A1, "It's Mayor Holzman"