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Toronto’s Supervillain of 2012: The Finalists!

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.


Sue-Ann Levy

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.
  Rob Ford

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.




Thanks for reading! Voting has now closed.


Comments

  • http://twitter.com/pitbulladvocate pitbulladvocate

    The fact that Bryant did not make the finals leaves no respectability to this list.

    • http://www.leschinskidesign.com/contact/addme picard102

      There was some to begin with?

  • 169.254.1.1

    Getting an error message while voting for villain: After casting ballot, “Sorry, voting for heroes is now closed! HEROES 2012″, followed by a redirect to the Torontoist home page.

    • Esra

      I’m getting that same error.

  • http://twitter.com/wklis W. K. Lis
  • http://twitter.com/maharper82 Matthew Harper

    Is it too late to nominate Yasmin Nakhuda?

  • Anonymous

    Who the hell is Sue Ann Levy?