Ward 15 (Don Valley West) Candidate Pledges

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.


Jon Burnside has taken the pledge

"With the move to 25 Councillors I think this is an important step to help challengers faced the uphill battle against incumbency."

On October 1, 2015 Jon Burnside voted against ranked ballots on City Council motion 2015.EX8.1 (M6).

On December 14, 2016 Jon Burnside voted against ranked ballots on City Council motion 2016 EX.20.5 (M1b).


Jaye Robinson has taken the pledge

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"I supported ranked ballots when it came before City Council in 2013 and continue to support ranked ballots as an option worth exploring."

On October 1, 2015 Jaye Robinson voted against ranked ballots on City Council motion 2015.EX8.1 (M6). [Councillor Robinson later expressed that her vote was made out of confusion and reiterated her support of ranked ballots.]

On December 1, 2016 Jaye Robinson was absent during the vote on Executive Committee motion 2016 EX.20.5 (M1).

On December 14, 2016 Jaye Robinson was absent during the vote on City Council motion 2016 EX.20.5 (M1b).


Nikola Streker has taken the pledge

"I support ranked ballots because it reduces the need for strategic voting. Your actual choice will be your number one and your strategic choice can be your number two on the ranked ballot."


Tanweer Khan has not taken the pledge


Minh Le has not taken the pledge


 


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