Civic Election 2010 Articles

Bart’s Face Helps Feed Community Children

Bart’s Face Helps Feed Community Children

What started out as a joke during 2010 civic election campaign ended with a few extra dollars in the food budget for a local community centre. Winnipeg Free Press city hall reporter Bartley Kives quipped a humourous line regarding Cracker Barrel during a televised CBC...

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Sam Katz’s Election Night Party (VIDEO, PHOTOS)

Sam Katz’s Election Night Party (VIDEO, PHOTOS)

Mayor Sam Katz was victorious Wednesday night -- as you already know -- defeating challenger Judy Wasylycia-Leis and picking up 55% of the vote for a third and final term. Over at the Radisson Hotel, it was one big party to celebrate Katz's win, which included support...

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Wasylycia-Leis Will Continue to Fight Despite Loss

Wasylycia-Leis Will Continue to Fight Despite Loss

Judy Wasylycia-Leis says she'll continue to fight for the issues she believes in, despite losing to incumbent Mayor Sam Katz on Wednesday night. The former NDP MP said activism is in her future and she will remain in Winnipeg to be involved within the community. "I...

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Wasylycia-Leis Defeated, Delivers Concession Speech

Judy Wasylycia-Leis accepted defeat Wednesday night at Canad Inns Polo Park, losing out to incumbent Mayor Sam Katz, who was re-elected for a third term. Wasylycia-Leis took a gamble last April, quitting her job in Ottawa to take a run at the city's top seat. Days...

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Four New Faces Elected to Winnipeg’s City Hall

There will be four new faces at City Hall after Wednesday's civic election. Newly-elected councillors Thomas Steen (Elmwood-East Kildonan), Paula Havixbeck (Charleswood-Tuxedo), Devi Sharma (Old Kildonan) and Ross Eadie (Mynarski) were all elected. Thomas Steen is a...

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Katz Wins Third Term as Winnipeg’s Mayor

Mayor Sam Katz kept his title Wednesday night, clinching 55% (116,308) of the vote in the 2010 civic election while celebrating at the Radisson Hotel downtown. The incumbent Winnipeg mayor battled former NDP MP Judy Wasylycia-Leis, who quit her job in Ottawa to take a...

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Katz Burma-Shaving Until the Bitter End

Mayor Sam Katz spent his lunch hour in the rain while being pounded by fierce winds at the corner of Broadway and Main Street on Wednesday. Katz was flanked by supporters and members of the United Fire Fighters of Winnipeg in a burma-shaving blitz to rally up votes...

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Sam Katz Casts His Vote

Incumbent Mayor Sam Katz voted Wednesday morning at Shaftesbury High School, accompanied by girlfriend Leah Pasuta. Watch: Katz is confident he will remain onto the city's top job, but said if things don't go his way, the Winnipeg Goldeyes office will be seeing a lot...

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Judy Wasylycia-Leis Casts Her Vote

Judy Wasylycia-Leis was the first of the front-running mayoral candidates to cast her vote Wednesday morning. The former NDP MP voted at Luxton School on Polson Avenue before heading off to do some last-minute campaigning. Polls close at 8 p.m.

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Election Day is Here — Get Ready to Cast Your Ballot

After months of campaigning, dozens of news conferences, endless promises and an accidental soccer kick to the face, it all comes to an end today. Voters head to the polls beginning at 8 a.m. to elect a school trustee and city councillor in their ward, as well as vote...

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