List of Ottawa municipal elections


This is a list of elections held in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada. Direct elections for mayor have been held continuously since 1873.[1]

City of Ottawa mayoral election results since 1899


1899

  1. Thomas Payment, 3,067[2]
  2. Robert Stewart, 2,424
  3. William Cluff, 2,301

1900

  1. Thomas Payment, 3,626
  2. W. J. Campbell, 3,240

1901

  1. William Dowler Morris, 3,436
  2. Fred Cook, 1,590
  3. T. Raphael, 1,534
  4. T. Butler, 266
  5. Sam J. Davis, 194
  6. W. J. Campbell, 175

1902

  1. Fred Cook, acclaimed

1903

  1. Fred Cook, acclaimed

1904

  1. James A. Ellis, 3,992
  2. D'Arcy Scott, 3,333
  3. J. E. Enright, 777

1905

  1. James A. Ellis, 4,623
  2. W. D. Morris, 4,146

1906

  1. James A. Ellis, 4,773
  2. A. A. Taillon, 4,523
  3. W. G. Black, 59

1907

  1. D'Arcy Scott, 3,988
  2. Charles Hopewell, 3,800
  3. W. D. Morris, 1,570
  4. W. G. Black, 171

1908

  1. D'Arcy Scott, acclaimed

1909

  1. Charles Hopewell, acclaimed

1910

  1. Charles Hopewell, acclaimed

1911

  1. Charles Hopewell, 4,968
  2. A. E. Caron, 4,411
  3. Roberts, 331

1912

  1. Charles Hopewell, 4,146
  2. E. J. Laverdure, 3,892
  3. P. D. Ross, 3,323

1913

  1. James A. Ellis, 5,816
  2. E. J. Laverdure, 5,038
  3. George Wilson, 1,572

1914

  1. Taylor McVeity, 7,184
  2. James A. Ellis, 6,883

1915

  1. Nelson D. Porter, 7,539
  2. Taylor McVeity, 7,124

1916

  1. Nelson D. Porter, acclaimed

1917

  1. Harold Fisher, 6,122
  2. Nelson D. Porter, 4,392
  3. Taylor McVeity, 2,391

1918

  1. Harold Fisher, acclaimed

1919

  1. Harold Fisher 7,624[3]
  2. Rufus H. Parent 4,642

1920

  1. Harold Fisher 7,962
  2. G. C. Hurdman 5,608

1921

  1. Frank H. Plant 7,826
  2. Joseph Kent 7,804

(results after recount)

1922

  1. Frank H. Plant 10,923
  2. Joseph Kent 4,698
  3. W. K. McManus 241

1923

  1. Frank H. Plant, acclaimed

1924 (January)

  1. Henry Watters 14,641
  2. Frank H. Plant 9,969
  3. Taylor McVeity 736

1924 (December)

  1. John P. Balharrie 15,159
  2. Arthur Ellis 8,405
  3. W. E. Brown 1,546

1925

  1. John P. Balharrie, acclaimed

1926

  1. John P. Balharrie 12,336
  2. Patrick Nolan 6,354
  3. Frank H. Plant 6,273

1927

  1. Arthur Ellis 11,183
  2. John P. Balharrie 8,415
  3. Patrick Nolan 7,805

1928

  1. Arthur Ellis, acclaimed

1929

  1. Frank H. Plant, acclaimed

1930

  1. John J. Allen, acclaimed

1931

  1. John J. Allen, acclaimed

1932

  1. John J. Allen 16,295
  2. Andrew F. Macallum 8,898
  3. Charles J. Tulley 6,543

1933

  1. Patrick Nolan 19,634
  2. John J. Allen 13,577
  3. Peter Alex Cray 387
  4. Dudley Booth 356

1934

  1. Patrick Nolan 27,064
  2. Albert H. Cole 2,394
  3. William P. Clermont 1,380
  4. James Connah 327
  5. Edward E. Kesteron 266

1935

  1. J. E. Stanley Lewis 17,810
  2. Fulgence Charpentier 9,755
  3. Patrick Nolan 6,414
  4. Edward H. Hinchey 2,164

1936

  1. J. E. Stanley Lewis 22,065
  2. Albert H. Cole 3,025
  3. William Watson 1,008

1937

  1. J. E. Stanley Lewis 18,186
  2. William H. Marsden 12,255
  3. Caleb Green 324
  4. William Watson 284

1938

  1. J. E. Stanley Lewis 17,958
  2. William H. Marsden 11,457
  3. George H. Dunbar 6,788
  4. Caleb Green 201
  5. William Watson 133

1939

  1. J. E. Stanley Lewis 15,685
  2. Finley McRae 11,941
  3. S. Leonard Belaire 5,260

1940

  1. J. E. Stanley Lewis 19,729
  2. S. Leonard Belaire 11,692

1942

  1. J. E. Stanley Lewis 18,279
  2. S. Leonard Belaire 7,496
  3. C. E. Pickering 5,408
  4. Lorenzo Lafleur 3,584

1944

  1. J. E. Stanley Lewis 17,814
  2. C. E. Pickering 7,602
  3. V. Cyril Phelan 5,997

1946

  1. J. E. Stanley Lewis 22,650
  2. Sydney T. Checkland 3,160

1948

  1. E. A. Bourque 16,150
  2. Grenville Goodwin 15,229
  3. G. M. Geldert 14,547

1950

  1. Grenville Goodwin 28,698
  2. E. A. Bourque 18,668
  3. G. M. Geldert 12,928

1952

  1. Charlotte Whitton 37,373
  2. Len Coulter 33,498

1954

  1. Charlotte Whitton 33,078
  2. David Luther Burgess 22,757
  3. E. A. Bourque 13,469

1956

  1. George H. Nelms acclaimed

1958

  1. George H. Nelms 28,346
  2. William J. LeClair 13,572
  3. Roy Donaldson 8,774

1960

  1. Charlotte Whitton 35,532
  2. Sam Berger 33,825
  3. Ernie W. Jones 9,317
  4. Lucien A. Dube 2,675

1962

  1. Charlotte Whitton 40,062
  2. Sam Berger 34,044
  3. R.J. Groves 18,245

1964

  1. Don B. Reid 43,991
  2. Frank Ryan 26,996
  3. Charlotte Whitton 25,608
  4. Joseph Louis Paradis 706
  5. Alfred Lapointe 395

1966

  1. Don B. Reid 59,082
  2. Donald V. Sterling 15,445
  3. John Kroeker 2,273
  4. Lucien A. Dube 947
  5. Alfred Lapointe (withdrew)

1969

  1. Ken H. Fogarty 57,890
  2. John Kroeker 5,182
  3. Joseph Louis Paradis 3,781
  4. David E. Porter 2,304
  5. Lucien A. Dube 2,083

1972

  1. Pierre Benoit 57,634
  2. Alphonse Frederick Lapointe 2,520
  3. Oscar Orenstein 2,095
  4. Jack Ridout 1,602

1974

  1. Lorry Greenberg 33,679
  2. Tom McDougall 29,316
  3. Stuart Langford 2,867
  4. Alphonse Frederick Lapointe 1,584

1976

  1. Lorry Greenberg 48,048
  2. Alphonse Frederick Lapointe 3,377
  3. Bill Foster 3,076
  4. Mike Sammon 2,489

1978

  1. Marion Dewar 51,791
  2. Pat Nicol 32,033
  3. Bernard Pelot 8,439
  4. Alphonse Frederick Lapointe 1,858
  5. Eddie Turgeon 730
  6. Ian Orenstein 597

1980

  1. Marion Dewar 49,687
  2. Pat Nicol 33,151
  3. Alphonse Frederick Lapointe 2,357
  4. John Turmel 1,928

1982

  1. Marion Dewar 57,168
  2. Darrel Kent 48,461
  3. T. Joseph McCarthy 2,060
  4. Marc Gauvin 1,725
  5. Arnold Guetta 487

1985

  1. Jim Durrell 56,988
  2. Marlene Catterall 35,711
  3. R. Allan Jones 942
  4. Walter J. McPhee 886
  5. Nabil Fawzry 529

1988

  1. Jim Durrell 69,813
  2. Michael Bartholomew 4,800
  3. John Turmel 3,123
  4. John Kroeker 1,704
  5. Nabil Fawzry 1,022

1991

  1. Jacquelin Holzman 38,725
  2. Nancy Smith 35,525
  3. Marc Laviolette 21,101
  4. Michael Bartholomew 2,417

1994

  1. Jacquelin Holzman 34,082
  2. Joan O'Neill 28,748
  3. Tim Kehoe 24,773
  4. Diane McIntyre 2,921
  5. Alexander Saikaley 1,677

1997

  1. Jim Watson 54,148
  2. Robert G. Gauthier 8,037
  3. Alexander Saikaley 4,209

2000

  1. Bob Chiarelli 142,972
  2. Claudette Cain 102,940
  3. Georges Saadé 2,597
  4. Marc-André Bélair 1,846
  5. James A. Hall 843
  6. Ken Mills 773
  7. Paula Nemchin 702
  8. John Turmel 677
  9. Morteza Naini 516

2003

  1. Bob Chiarelli 104,595
  2. Terry Kilrea 66,634
  3. Ike Awgu 5,394
  4. Ron Burke 2,698
  5. John A. Bell 2,027
  6. Donna Upson 1,312
  7. Paula Nemchin 1,191
  8. John Turmel 1,166

2006

  1. Larry O'Brien 141,262
  2. Alex Munter 108,572
  3. Bob Chiarelli 46,697
  4. Jane Scharf 1,467
  5. Piotr Anweiler 762
  6. Robert Larter 667
  7. Barkley Pollock 432

2010

Mayoral Candidate Vote  %
Jim Watson131,25848.70
Larry O'Brien (X)64,85324.06
Clive Doucet40,14714.89
Andrew S. Haydon18,9047.01
Mike Maguire6,6172.45
Robert Gauthier1,4130.52
Jane Scharf1,1690.43
Charlie Taylor1,1250.42
Cesar Bello9260.34
Idris Ben-Tahir7290.27
Samuel Wright3710.14
Robin Lawrance3000.11
Joseph Furtenbacher2990.11
Sean Ryan3600.13
Julio Pita2650.10
Robert Larter2190.08
Michael St. Arnaud2000.07
Daniel J. Lyrette1660.06
Vincent M. Libweshya1220.05
Fraser Liscumb1040.04

2014

Mayoral candidate Vote  %
    Jim Watson (X)189,25376.20
    Mike Maguire46,34118.66
    Anwar Syed3,4731.40
    Rebecca Pyrah2,8401.14
    Robert White1,8150.73
    Darren W. Wood1,7640.71
    Michael St. Arnaud1,6280.66
    Bernard Couchman1,2550.51

2018

Mayoral candidate Vote  %
    Jim Watson (X)188,96071.03
    Clive Doucet59,15622.24
    Bruce McConville4,3601.64
    Craig MacAulay2,2720.85
    Ahmed Bouragba1,9120.72
    Joey Drouin1,8930.71
    Hamid Alakozai1,8670.70
    James T. Sheahan1,3540.51
    Michael Pastien1,1770.44
    Ryan Lythall1,1150.42
    Moises Schachtler9940.37
    Bernard Couchman9640.36

References


  1. Ottawa: An Illustrated History, by John H. Taylor, pg 112
  2. "Frank Plant's majority of 6,225 is greatest given in history of mayoralty in the capital". Ottawa Journal. January 3, 1922. p. 4. Retrieved May 9, 2020.
  3. "Fisher, Plant, Kent, Champagne, and Nelson are Elected". Ottawa Journal. January 7, 1919. p. 8. Retrieved May 9, 2020.