1928 Ottawa municipal election

The city of Ottawa, Canada held municipal elections on December 3, 1928 to elect members of the 1929 Ottawa City Council.

Mayor of OttawaEdit

Incumbent mayor Arthur Ellis was re-elected without opposition.

Candidate Votes %
Arthur Ellis Acclaimed

PlebiscitesEdit

Property owners voted in favour of improving water supply in the city which would involve allowing the city to spend $1,315,000 for a water filtration system.

Water filtration
Choice Votes %
Yes 7,323 81.28
No 1,687 18.72

City residents voted in favour to continue using daylight saving time in the city.

Daylight saving
Choice Votes %
Yes 14,506 59.49
No 9,877 40.51

Ottawa Board of ControlEdit

(4 elected)

Candidate Votes %
Frank H. Plant 16,540 23.31
Charles J. Tulley 12,024 16.94
Frank LaFortune 11,226 15.82
Gerald Sims 10,781 15.19
Harold D. McCormick 9,610 13.54
George H. Dunbar 8,711 12.28
Alex Leckie 1,141 1.61
James Ryan 929 1.31

Ottawa City CouncilEdit

(2 elected from each ward)

Rideau Ward
Candidate Votes %
Rod Plant 636 28.35
Tom Brethour 580 25.86
W. Cherry 435 19.39
R. Ingram 371 16.54
A. Ackland 221 9.85
By Ward
Candidate Votes %
A. W. (Fred) Desjardins 1,240 36.02
Eric Query 1,239 35.99
J. A. Parisien 964 28.00
St. George Ward
Candidate Votes %
Norman H. MacDonald 1,474 31.77
T. E. Dansereau 1,470 31.69
Walter Cunningham 1,267 27.31
J. M. Dugas 428 9.23
Wellington Ward
Candidate Votes %
James W. McNabb Acclaimed
J. Edward McVeigh Acclaimed
Capital Ward
Candidate Votes %
John Warren York 3,514 37.30
George Pushman 2,533 26.88
George Sloan 2,152 22.84
Dr. W. T. Mackinnon 1,223 12.98
Dalhousie Ward
Candidate Votes %
Sam Crooks 2,871 37.09
Jim Forward 2,517 32.52
J. F. Meagher 2,352 30.39


Victoria Ward
Candidate Votes %
Ernest Laroche 1,280 40.20
Nelson J. Lacasse 1,175 36.90
John R. Welch 831 21.01
Harry Scales 729 22.90
Ottawa Ward
Candidate Votes %
Aristide Belanger 1,614 39.74
J. A. Pinard 1,103 27.16
Joseph Landriault 968 23.84
J. Whelan 376 9.26


Central Ward
Candidate Votes %
Dr. G. M. Geldert 1,902 37.37
William R. Low 1,647 32.36
J. E. Stanley Lewis 1,540 30.26

ReferencesEdit

  • Ottawa Citizen, December 4, 1928; ppg 1, 14-16]