Since 2004 municipal employees have been trying to the make municipal voters lists more representative of their communities. They knew that using property deeds as the primary source of data excluded many citizens.
In 2015 the municipal employees group said the system “threatens the legitimacy of municipal elections in Ontario.”
My recent assessment of the 2018 municipal elections suggests the voters lists were the worst yet. It seems likely the lists left out millions of tenants.
Last week Elections Ontario volunteered to take responsibility for municipal voters lists. This could be good news, but will things be changed?Read More→