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Nominated for: encouraging the ignorant and intolerant and demeaning our public discourse.
How mandatory voting could change elections in Toronto.
David Crombie and reformist council candidates rode upon a wave of discontent to capture City Hall in 1972.
Candidates often don't reflect the diversity of their constituencies—and that may be keeping some residents away from the ballot box.
Foibles, quips, and town pride—how the "Mayor of All the People" brought the human touch to City Hall.
From women to tenants to 18-year-olds—the evolution of the city's voting rights since 1834.
A stubborn scrapper who declared, "If anyone’s going to stab me in the back, I want to be there."
The 1966 East York municipal election saw two female incumbents, Beth Nealson and True Davidson, run for mayor.
In which a future mayor gets whacked on the nose by his future opponent.
A populist who never met a hand he wouldn't shake.
A social reformer who championed an underground transit system decades before the subway was built.
As the city marks its 180th birthday, a look back at its beginnings and how it got its name.
Allowing non-citizens to vote in local elections isn't new—it's happened throughout Canada's history.
How Canadian viewers watched American presidential-election coverage in the age before livestreams.
Residents in in Don Valley East and Scarborough-Agincourt have until 8 p.m. to cast their ballots for new school board trustees.
Promises of coloured margarine, demonizing drink, and men of action in a gallery of past provincial election ads.
In a time when the right to vote was exclusively male, Margaret Haile was determined to be the first woman to earn a seat at Queen's Park.