1927 Ottawa municipal election


The city of Ottawa, Canada held municipal elections on December 5, 1927 to elect members of the 1928 Ottawa City Council.

Mayor of Ottawa


Controller Arthur Ellis defeated incumbent mayor John P. Balharrie and future mayor Patrick Nolan in a three-way race. Ellis won all but two of the city's nine wards, losing just the western wards of Dalhousie and Victoria to Nolan.

Candidate Votes %
Arthur Ellis11,18340.81
John P. Balharrie8,41530.71
Patrick Nolan7,80528.48

Ottawa Board of Control


(4 elected)

Candidate Votes %
Charles J. Tulley13,40717.32
Frank H. Plant13,18517.03
Herbert McElroy12,56716.22
Frank LaFortune12,55816.22
Gerald Sims8,82511.40
Harold D. McCormick7,91110.22
H. J. McNulty7,6619.90
James Ryan1,2861.66

Ottawa City Council


(2 elected from each ward)

Rideau Ward
Candidate Votes %
George H. Dunbar62826.09
Tom Brethour59424.68
David Esdale52221.69
Robert Ingram33914.08
Farmer32413.46
By Ward
Candidate Votes %
A. W. (Fred) Desjardins1,23837.82
Albert Parisien1,02631.34
Eric Query1,00930.83
St. George Ward
Candidate Votes %
T. E. Dansereau1,36730.47
Walter Cunningham1,07824.03
Norman H. MacDonald1,07423.94
George J. O'Connor96721.56
Wellington Ward
Candidate Votes %
James W. McNabb2,19637.23
J. Edward McVeigh1,66128.16
Willoughby1,41724.02
Marshall62510.60
Capital Ward
Candidate Votes %
John Warren York Acclaimed
McGregor Easson Acclaimed
Dalhousie Ward
Candidate Votes %
Sam Crooks2,62929.38
Jim Forward2,05022.91
Meagher1,87120.91
Stokes94510.56
Marsden8769.79
Megill5786.46
Victoria Ward
Candidate Votes %
Ernest Laroche1,22431.00
Nelson J. Lacasse92823.50
Cook76819.45
Russell Sparks64516.33
Scales2746.94
Sugrue1102.79
Ottawa Ward
Candidate Votes %
Aristide Belanger1,30232.36
Joseph Landriault96724.04
Lanthier68717.08
Bordeleau58514.54
Burrows48211.98
Central Ward
Candidate Votes %
Dr. G. M. Geldert2,14543.95
William R. Low2,02141.41
Stanley71414.63

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