1946 Ottawa municipal election

The city of Ottawa, Canada held municipal elections on December 9, 1946.

Mayor of Ottawa

Candidate Votes %
J. E. Stanley Lewis (X)22,65087.76
Sydney T. Checkland3,16012.24


(Only property owners could vote in the referendum)

Ottawa Light, Heat and Power Company $3,500,000 Outlay
Option Votes %

Ottawa Board of Control

(4 elected)

Candidate Votes %
Grenville Goodwin (X)16,737
E. A. Bourque (X)15,817
G. M. Geldert (X)15,795
Finley McRae (X)15,192
Charles Boone4,487
Percy Bedford3,170

Ottawa City Council

(2 elected from each ward)

Rideau Ward
Candidate Votes %
Leslie Avery (X) Acclaimed
John Powers (X) Acclaimed
By Ward
Candidate Votes %
Eric Query (X)1,099
Jules Morin (X)1,032
Paul E. Tasse546
Edgar Lachine346
St. George's Ward
Candidate Votes %
Roy Donaldson (X)1,695
William Newton1,464
Arthur Pinard (X)1,361

Wellington Ward
Candidate Votes %
Martin M. Walsh (X)1,589
Charles Parker (X)1,569
Sam Chandler1,421
Capital Ward
Candidate Votes %
Edward Band (X)2,055
Joseph McCulloch (X)1,865
J. A. Enstone794
Dalhousie Ward
Candidate Votes %
Daniel McCann (X)1,745
Wilbert Hamilton (X)1,193
James McAuley1,019
William J. Wills437
E. Kesterton47
Elmdale Ward
Candidate Votes %
Henry Bradley (X)2,256
George Pingle (X)2,035
R. A. Lefebvre667
Victoria Ward
Candidate Votes %
Paul Tardif (X)1,615
Frank Ellis (X)1,003
H. J. Lacasse283
Ottawa Ward
Candidate Votes %
Clem Aubin1,675
Aristide Belanger (X)1,439
Henri Rheaume1,432
Riverdale Ward
Candidate Votes %
Len Coulter (X) Acclaimed
David McMillan (X) Acclaimed
Central Ward
Candidate Votes %
J. Grant Shaw (X)1,587
Fred Journeaux (X)1,487
Robert A. Legge597
E. A. Davis485


  • Ottawa Citizen, December 10, 1946