The 2022 municipal election voting is over, but there’s still number crunching going on. And for officials in many parts of northwestern Ontario, the news is promising.
Compared to the last municipal election, voter turnout in the region was on the upswing as Ontario chose their municipal representatives, including mayors, councillors and school trustees, while the provincial average rate dipped over 2018.
The Association of Municipalities of Ontario is reporting a 34 per cent voter turnout across the province, down from 38 per cent four years ago.
Concerns have surfaced once again over voter turnout, with some experts calling the numbers from the most recent election cycle abysmal and
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