On this page, you will find a regularly updated list of all the candidates who have registered to run for Toronto City Council in this ward in the 2018 election. We have asked all of them to take the following Candidate Pledge:
As a candidate in the 2018 Toronto election, I pledge that, if elected, I will support, advance, and vote in favour of those actions required for ranked ballots to be used in the 2022 Toronto elections.
Below, you'll see their responses. For incumbent councillors, we've also included a summary of their voting history on ranked ballots. For more detail on our Candidate Pledge campaign, please click here.
Marc Cormier has taken the pledge
"I support ranked ballots as well as two-round system."
Mike Layton has taken the pledge
"I support and have voted in favour of ranked ballots in the past. We need to do what we can to remove barriers to participation and make every vote count."
On October 1, 2015 Mike Layton was absent during the vote on City Council motion 2015.EX8.1 (M6).
On December 14, 2016 Mike Layton voted in favour of ranked ballots on City Council motion 2016 EX.20.5 (M1b).
Nicki Ward has taken the pledge
"As your Councillor for University Rosedale (Ward 11) I am committed to proportional representation. This begins on day-one by more fully engaging local representative groups (Resident Associations) as part of a hyper-local democratic network. This continues mid-term to encouraging the use of digital technology to guide critical decision making on major initiatives…And on to the next election to use a proportional/ranked system to elect our representatives at City Hall."
Michael Borrelli has not taken the pledge
Joyce Rowlands has not taken the pledge
George Sawision has not taken the pledge
Michael Shaw has not taken the pledge