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Chief Election Officer declares candidates elected

November 19 2014

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The City of Vancouver’s Chief Election Officer Janice MacKenzie today declared elected the 27 candidates with the highest vote totals in the November 15, 2014 election for:

  • One mayor
  • 10 councillors
  • Seven park commissioners
  • Nine school trustees

Voter turnout for the City of Vancouver was 43.4 per cent of the 415,978 registered voters in the City of Vancouver, including those who registered during the 2014 election period.

Official elected candidates

The elected candidates are as follows:

Office of the Mayor (1 elected)

 

Candidate name Votes 
ROBERTSON, Gregor  83,529

Office of Councillor (10 elected)

 

Candidate name Votes 
CARR, Adriane 74,077
AFFLECK, George  68,419
BALL, Elizabeth  67,195
DE GENOVA, Melissa  63,134 
DEAL, Heather  62,698 
JANG, Kerry  62,595 
REIMER, Andrea  62,316 
LOUIE, Raymond  61,903 
STEVENSON, Tim  57,640 
MEGGS, Geoff 56,831

Office of Park Commissioner (7 elected)

 

Candidate name Votes 
EVANS, Catherine 64,707
COUPAR, John  62,970
CRAWFORD, Casey  59,882
KIRBY-YUNG, Sarah 56,828
SHUM, Erin 56,762
MACKINNON, Stuart 56,406
WIEBE, Michael 55,607

Office of School Trustee (9 elected)

 

Candidate name Votes 
BACCHUS, Patti 73,551
ALEXANDER, Joy 68,264
BALLANTYNE, Fraser  65,659
WONG, Allan  65,342
LOMBARDI, Mike 61,523
NOBLE, Penny 60,964
FRASER, Janet 59,218
ROBERTSON, Stacy  58,314
RICHARDSON, Christopher  58,081

Assent voting: 2014 – 2018 Capital Plan borrowing questions

The Capital Plan borrowing questions, authorizing the City to borrow up to $235 million to partially fund the Capital Plan, passed as follows:

1.  PARKS AND RECREATION

This question seeks authority to borrow funds to be used in carrying out the basic capital works program with respect to Parks and Recreation.

Are you in favour of Council having the authority, without further assent of the electors, to pass by-laws between January 1, 2015 and December 31, 2018 to borrow an aggregate $58,200,000 for the following purposes?

A.  Parks

To provide for major maintenance, upgrading or replacement of existing parks and features within parks, such as pathways, playgrounds and playfields that are beyond economical repair or no longer meet operational requirements.

$17,950,000

B.  Recreational and Exhibition Facilities

To provide for major maintenance, upgrading or replacement of existing recreational, entertainment and exhibition facilities that are beyond economical repair or no longer meet operational requirements, and provision of new recreational facilities to serve Vancouver’s growing population.

$40,250,000

Total  $58,200,000

If this question receives the assent of the electors, Council has the power, without further assent of the electors, to pass by-laws, as and when Council considers appropriate, to borrow money for the projects described up to $58,200,000.

 

Response Votes 
YES 108,382
NO  53,692 

2. PUBLIC SAFETY AND PUBLIC WORKS

This question seeks authority to borrow funds to be used in carrying out the basic capital works program with respect to Public Safety and Public Works.

Are you in favour of Council having the authority, without further assent of the electors, to pass by-laws between January 1, 2015 and December 31, 2018 to borrow an aggregate $95,700,000 for the following purposes?

A. Public Safety Facilities

To provide for major maintenance, upgrading or replacement of existing public safety facilities, such as fire halls and police buildings, that are beyond economical repair or no longer meet operational requirements.
                                                                                              

$22,250,000

B.  Street and Bridge Infrastructure

To provide for major maintenance, reconstruction and enhancement of the arterial and neighbourhood transportation networks, greenways and cycle routes and to undertake major maintenance of bridges and other structures.

 

$56,450,000

C.  Street Lighting, Traffic Signals and Communications Systems

To provide for major maintenance, replacement and expansion of street lighting, traffic signal and communications systems that are beyond economical repair or no longer meet operational requirements.

 

$17,000,000

Total  $95,700,000

If this question receives the assent of the electors, Council has the power, without further assent of the electors, to pass by-laws, as and when Council considers appropriate, to borrow money for the projects described up to $95,700,000.

 

Response Votes 
YES 118,287
NO  44,088

3. COMMUNITY AND CIVIC FACILITIES

This question seeks authority to borrow funds to be used in carrying out the basic capital works program with respect to Community and Civic Facilities.

Are you in favour of Council having the authority, without further assent of the electors, to pass by-laws between January 1, 2015 and December 31, 2018 to borrow an aggregate $81,100,000 for the following purposes?

A.  Community Facilities

To provide for major maintenance, upgrading or replacement of existing community facilities, such as libraries, cultural facilities, affordable housing, social facilities and childcare centres, that are beyond economical repair or no longer meet operational requirements, and provision of new community facilities to serve Vancouver’s growing population.

$59,750,000

B.  Civic Facilities and Infrastructure

To provide for major maintenance, upgrading or replacement of existing civic facilities and infrastructure, such as information technology systems, civic offices and maintenance yards, that are beyond economical repair or no longer meet operational requirements.

                                                                                                       $21,350,000

Total $81,100,000

If this question receives the assent of the electors, Council has the power, without further assent of the electors, to pass by-laws, as and when Council considers appropriate, to borrow money for the projects described up to $81,100,000.

 

Response Votes 
YES 110,378
NO  51,628

Election results, including information by voting place for all candidates

View election results

The official election results are also on file until December 19, 2014, at the City's Election Office at 450 W. Broadway during regular office hours‎.

View candidate profiles and voting locations

2014 municipal election

View 2014 election results, candidate profiles, and capital plan borrowing questions. Voter turn-out was 43.4%.

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