Memorandum from Valerie Obarymskyj
Clerk, Hilton Township
To: Hilton Township Council
From: Valerie Obarymskyj
Date: December 1, 2010
Subject: Election – Voter Turnout Analysis
As requested, the following details the area of residence for those voters that did vote in the 2010 municipal election, as well as, those voters who did not vote:
Residence of ratepayers that did vote Number % of Total Electors (697)
Sault Ste. Marie 23 3%
Island 157 22%
Other 5 1%
Residence of ratepayers that did not vote Number % of Total Electors (697)
Sault Ste. Marie 277 40%
Island 131 19%
Other 104 15%
The above shows that 59% of ratepayers that live either in SSM or on the Island did not vote. There was an advance vote held on a Saturday with the intention of accommodating SSM ratepayers.
Changes were made to the original voters’ list re additions/deletions as a result of deceased persons being listed, as well as, names listed twice (owners of multiple properties).
The attached chart details voter percentages for area municipalities along with voting method.
DECLARATION OF ELECTION
Municipal Elections Act, 1996 (s. 55(4(a))
I, Valerie Obarymskyj, Clerk of the Corporation of the Township of Hilton
in the District of Algoma declare the following candidate or candidates elected as a
result of the Municipal Election held October 25, 2010.
OFFICE ELECTED CANDIDATE
1. Reeve Rodney Wood
2. Councillor Patrick Garside
3. Councillor Dianne Holt
4. Councillor Robert Jerrard
5. Councillor David Leask
Dated: October 26, 2010 Valerie Obarymskyj