We began with 18 nominees; you whittled the list down to just four. Now, here are the finalists for Supervillain of 2012, as chosen by you.
For the past two weeks, Torontoist readers have been voting on our nominees for 2012′s Heroes and Villains: the very best and very worst people, places, things, and ideas that have had an influence on the city over the past 12 months. And now, here are the finalists!
|Bike Lane Fiascos
Nominated for: making Toronto more angry, more congested, and less safe.
Voting results: Though it took five ballots this villain led from the very beginning. Runner up: extreme NIMBYism. Surprise laggard: casinos, which came in fourth.
|CBC Funding Cuts
Nominated for: weakening one of our national institutions.
Voting results: There were two clear front-runners here: the CBC cuts, and Margaret Wente. It took five ballots to declare a winner.
Nominated for: using her position to reinforce divisions.
Voting results: You really, really don’t like the Sun columnist—she hit 47 per cent of the vote on the first ballot, against six other candidates, and won on the third.
Nominated for: failing Toronto again, and again, and again.
Voting results: The only candidate who we decided to nominate in a category all his own.