1921 Ottawa municipal election

The city of Ottawa, Canada held municipal elections on January 3, 1921 to elect members of the 1921 Ottawa City Council.

Mayor of OttawaEdit

Election day results showed Plant defeating Kent by six votes. A recount showed he won by 22 votes.[1]

Candidate Votes %
Frank H. Plant 7,826 50.07
Joseph Kent 7,804 49.93

PlebiscitesEdit

Bylaw on the purchase of the Ottawa Electric Railway
Option Votes %
Against 4,448 65.57
For 2,336 34.43
Bylaw to raise $200,000 for a new Central fire hall
Option Votes %
Against 5,736 81.21
For 1,327 18.79
Bylaw to spend $60,000 in the purchase of a stone quarry and stone crushing machine
Option Votes %
Against 4,023 57.12
For 3,020 42.88
Plebiscite for a two year aldermanic term
Option Votes %
Against 9,741 67.24
For 4,746 32.76

Ottawa Board of ControlEdit

(4 elected)

Candidate Votes %
Napoleon Champagne 7,186 15.00
John Cameron 6,412 13.38
Arthur Ellis 4,430 9.24
John P. Balharrie 3,774 7.88
Joseph McGuire 3,642 7.60
Jack McKinley 3,461 7.22
Lt.-Col. D. H. Maclean 3,391 7.08
W. J. Grace 3,316 6.92
W. P. Grant 3,063 6.39
E. H. Hinchey 2,856 5.96
Thomas Brethour 2,513 5.24
Lodge 2,166 4.52
Rice 1,710 3.57

Ottawa City CouncilEdit

(2 elected from each ward)

Rideau Ward
Candidate Votes %
D. H. Macdonald 408 32.36
Rupert Broadfoot 402 31.88
Cherry 244 19.35
Pasch 207 16.42
By Ward
Candidate Votes %
Edward Gaulin 750 36.82
Fred Desjardins 715 35.10
Query 370 18.16
Greenberg 202 9.92
St. George Ward
Candidate Votes %
Walter Cunningham 729 21.81
Leslie Whyte 544 16.27
O'Connor 520 15.55
Hastey 515 15.41
Code 482 14.42
Lalonde 340 10.17
Reynolds 213 6.37
Wellington Ward
Candidate Votes %
James W. McNabb 1,336 40.63
Erenest D. Lowe 1,175 35.74
Marshall 777 23.63
Capital Ward
Candidate Votes %
Herbert H. McElroy 1,075 21.43
J. J. Slattery 612 12.20
Spence 605 12.06
W. Y. Denison 578 11.52
McCormack 572 11.40
Tulley 506 10.09
Patrick 400 7.97
Bayman 316 6.30
Ferguson 284 5.66
Turner 68 1.36
Dalhousie Ward
Candidate Votes %
J. A. Forward 1,502 32.95
Fred Hunt 1,215 26.66
W. E. O'Meara 982 21.54
Cain 859 18.85
Victoria Ward
Candidate Votes %
Ernest Laroche 809 37.75
Sam Rosenthal 705 32.90
Lewis 462 21.56
Sugrue 167 7.79
Ottawa Ward
Candidate Votes %
Napoleon Bordeleau 879 37.06
J. A. Pinard 745 31.41
Waldo Guertin 581 24.49
Beaudet 167 7.04
Central Ward
Candidate Votes %
Charles Pepper 1,043 26.27
C. Allen Snowdon 1,021 25.71
Low 500 12.59
Huband 483 12.16
Hamilton 362 9.12
Sherwood 330 8.31
Sampson 232 5.84

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Ottawa Citizen - Google News Archive Search".