The Glengarry News

election

Periard running for coucil

publisher Jul 3, 2018 - 1:59pm

Jo-Ann Periard, of Summerstown, is seeking a councillor seat on South Glengarry council in the October 22 election.

She is the third person to officially enter the race.

July 27 is the last day to file nomination papers.

Deputy Mayor Frank Prevost has declared his intention to seek the mayoralty, now held by Ian McLeod who has said that he will not seek re-election. Jacqueline Milner is running for the deputy mayor’s post.

Lobbying begins

publisher Jun 8, 2018 - 9:30am

North Glengarry Deputy Mayor, and mayoralty candidate, Jamie MacDonald, wasted no time in reminding what the township expects of the new government.

How you voted

publisher Jun 8, 2018 - 9:26am

Glengarry-Prescott-Russell

  • Amanda Simard, PC, 19,958 40.96% margin of 4,523
  • Pierre Leroux, Liberal 15,435 31.68%
  • Bonnie Jean-Louis, NDP 10,612 21.78%
  • Daniel Bruce Reid, Green 1,429 2.93%
  • Joël Charebonneau, Ontario 757 1.55%
  • Darcy Neil Donnelly, Libertarian 538 1.10%
  • Registered Electors on List 85,576
  • Voter Turnout 56.94%

Stormont-Dundas-South Glengarry

  • Jim McDonell, PC 26,780 61.51% margin of 17,364
  • Marc Benoit, NDP 9,416 21.63%
  • Heather Megill, Liberal 5,386 12.37%
  • Elaine Kennedy, Green 1,596 3.67%
  • Sabile Trimm, Libertarian 360 0.83%
  • Registered Electors on List 78,642
  • Voter Turnout 55.36%

All blue

publisher Jun 8, 2018 - 7:00am

Amanda Simard ended the Tories' drought in Glengarry-Prescott-Russell while Jim McDonell ran up another landslide win as area voters followed the trend Thursday in an election that saw Doug Ford's Conservatives form a majority government.

Ms. Simard, a Russell Township councillor, got 19,958 votes compared to 15,435 for Liberal Pierre Leroux and 10,612 for New Democrat Bonnie Jean-Louis to replace Grant Crack, who stepped down after serving two terms at Queen's Park.

Meanwhile, in Stormont-Dundas-South Glengarry, incumbent Jim McDonell polled 26,780 compared to his closest rival, Marc Benoit, of the NDP, who got 9,417. Liberal Heather Megill received 5,386.

Williams seeks Deputy Mayor post

publisher Apr 3, 2018 - 11:30am

Maxville Ward Councillor Carma Williams today announced her candidacy for Deputy Mayor of North Glengarry in the October municipal election.

"I want to build on the achievements of North Glengarry Council by continuing to build strong communities, while being fiscally responsible with taxpayers money. On May 1st, I will be filing my nomination papers for the candidacy of Deputy Mayor."

She is trying to succeed Jamie MacDonald who is seeking the mayor's post now held by Chris McDonell, who is not seeking re-election.

Date set for G-P-R candidates' debate

angela Sep 23, 2015 - 11:54am

A Glengarry-Prescott-Russell all-candidates' debate is planned for Wednesday, October 7 at 7 p.m. at the Glengarry Sports Palace upstairs hall in Alexandria.
The event will be an opportunity for residents to learn more about their local candidates -- Francis Drouin (Liberal), Normand Laurin (NDP), incumbent Pierre Lemieux (Conservative), and Genevieve Malouin-Diraddo (Green Party) -- before they cast their votes in the upcoming federal election, Monday, October 19.