1921 Ottawa municipal election


The city of Ottawa, Canada held municipal elections on January 3, 1921 to elect members of the 1921 Ottawa City Council.

Mayor of Ottawa


Election day results showed Plant defeating Kent by six votes. A recount showed he won by 22 votes.[1]

Candidate Votes %
Frank H. Plant7,82650.07
Joseph Kent7,80449.93

Plebiscites



Bylaw on the purchase of the Ottawa Electric Railway
Option Votes %
Against4,44865.57
For2,33634.43
Bylaw to raise $200,000 for a new Central fire hall
Option Votes %
Against5,73681.21
For1,32718.79
Bylaw to spend $60,000 in the purchase of a stone quarry and stone crushing machine
Option Votes %
Against4,02357.12
For3,02042.88
Plebiscite for a two year aldermanic term
Option Votes %
Against9,74167.24
For4,74632.76

Ottawa Board of Control


(4 elected)

Candidate Votes %
Napoleon Champagne7,18615.00
John Cameron6,41213.38
Arthur Ellis4,4309.24
John P. Balharrie3,7747.88
Joseph McGuire3,6427.60
Jack McKinley3,4617.22
Lt.-Col. D. H. Maclean3,3917.08
W. J. Grace3,3166.92
W. P. Grant3,0636.39
E. H. Hinchey2,8565.96
Thomas Brethour2,5135.24
Lodge2,1664.52
Rice1,7103.57

Ottawa City Council


(2 elected from each ward)

Rideau Ward
Candidate Votes %
D. H. Macdonald40832.36
Rupert Broadfoot40231.88
Cherry24419.35
Pasch20716.42
By Ward
Candidate Votes %
Edward Gaulin75036.82
Fred Desjardins71535.10
Query37018.16
Greenberg2029.92
St. George Ward
Candidate Votes %
Walter Cunningham72921.81
Leslie Whyte54416.27
O'Connor52015.55
Hastey51515.41
Code48214.42
Lalonde34010.17
Reynolds2136.37
Wellington Ward
Candidate Votes %
James W. McNabb1,33640.63
Erenest D. Lowe1,17535.74
Marshall77723.63
Capital Ward
Candidate Votes %
Herbert H. McElroy1,07521.43
J. J. Slattery61212.20
Spence60512.06
W. Y. Denison57811.52
McCormack57211.40
Tulley50610.09
Patrick4007.97
Bayman3166.30
Ferguson2845.66
Turner681.36
Dalhousie Ward
Candidate Votes %
J. A. Forward1,50232.95
Fred Hunt1,21526.66
W. E. O'Meara98221.54
Cain85918.85
Victoria Ward
Candidate Votes %
Ernest Laroche80937.75
Sam Rosenthal70532.90
Lewis46221.56
Sugrue1677.79
Ottawa Ward
Candidate Votes %
Napoleon Bordeleau87937.06
J. A. Pinard74531.41
Waldo Guertin58124.49
Beaudet1677.04
Central Ward
Candidate Votes %
Charles Pepper1,04326.27
C. Allen Snowdon1,02125.71
Low50012.59
Huband48312.16
Hamilton3629.12
Sherwood3308.31
Sampson2325.84

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