Clearing Up the Conversation

Voting

Guelph Local overheard there are conversations occurring door to door, telling residents that they can only vote for one candidate – which is incorrect information. Knowing the facts makes for better representation.

Here is the list and number of council candidates you can vote for in each ward, taken directly from the City of Guelph Election Procedures for the 2018 Municipal Election.

Mayor – 1 to be elected
Councillor, Ward 1 – 2 to be elected
Councillor, Ward 2 – 2 to be elected
Councillor, Ward 3 – 2 to be elected
Councillor, Ward 4 – 2 to be elected
Councillor, Ward 5 – 2 to be elected
Councillor, Ward 6 – 2 to be elected

Upper Grand District School Board Trustee, Wards 1, 5 – 2 to be elected*
Upper Grand District School Board Trustee, Wards 2, 3, 4 – 2 to be elected*
Upper Grand District School Board Trustee, Ward 6 & Puslinch – 1 to be elected*
Wellington Catholic District School Board Trustee – 4 to be elected*
Conseil scolaire de district catholique Centre-Sud – 1 to be elected*
Conseil scolaire Viamonde – 1 to be elected*

*Please note that the numbers for the school board trustee positions listed above are based on 2014 numbers and are subject to change based on changes in board composition and voting boundaries. Updates will be made to future revisions of these procedures as information becomes available.

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