Ward 9 (Davenport) 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.


Ana Bailão has taken the pledge

"I am proud to have consistently supported ranked ballots & electoral reforms such as term limits to encourage fairer elections, a diversity of candidates & generational change in municipal politics."

On October 1, 2015 Ana Bailão voted in favour of ranked ballots on City Council motion 2015.EX8.1 (M6).

On December 1, 2016 Ana Bailão voted in favour of ranked ballots on Executive Committee motion 2016 EX.20.5 (M1).

On December 14, 2016 Ana Bailão voted in favour of ranked ballots on City Council motion 2016 EX.20.5 (M1b).


Mark Balack has taken the pledge

"I support a ranked ballot system because it is a positive change .As we are transitioning into the 21st Century we are forced to make changes at a faster pace, we must make changes to our current electoral process , the voters will have a stronger voice and clearer expectations and outcomes of their elected politician."


Nahum Mann has taken the pledge

"I believe that politics should not be a career, but a civic duty. Ranked ballots, term limits, and other measures of electoral reform will ensure that elected officials are subject to the people they serve, rather than keeping their position."


Troy Young has not taken the pledge


 


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