Midtown wards active as advance polls open across city

Voting in municipal election got under way on Tuesday

Advance polls ahead of the Oct. 27 municipal election got under way this week, with a record 28,000-plus voters casting ballots when the polls opened on Tuesday. Two midtown wards were among the most active.

City of Toronto figures show 28,046 voted on the day the Oct. 14–19 advance polling window opened, with 1,122 votes cast in Ward 25 Don Valley West and 1,077 in Ward 22 St. Paul’s. Incumbents Jaye Robinson, Ward 25, and Josh Matlow, Ward 22, are each seeking a second term.

The polls are open 10 a.m. – 7 p.m. Aside from local polling stations, one at City Hall will also be open until Friday.

Each resident will have three votes: one for mayor, one for councillor and one for either public or separate school board trustee.

Here is a list of midtown polling stations, by ward:

Ward 15 — Glen Long Community Centre, 35 Glen Long Ave.

Ward 16 — Armour Heights Community Centre, 21440 Avenue Rd.

Ward 21 — Artscape Wychwood Barns, 601 Christie St.

Ward 22 — Timothy Eaton Memorial Church, 230 St. Clair Ave. West

Ward 25 — Banbury Community Centre, 120 Banbury Rd.

Ward 26 — Leaside Arena, 1073 Millwood Rd.

Ward 27 — The 519 Church Street Community Centre, 519 Church St.

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Posted: Oct 16 2014 10:26 am
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Edition: Toronto