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2007 Saint John, New Brunswick ward plebiscite

On October 9, 2007 the city of Saint John, New Brunswick held a plebiscite on a proposal regarding how its Common Council would be composed in the future. The question asked:

"Do you want the City to be divided into four wards of approximately equal population with two councillors to be elected by the voters in that ward, and two councillors to be elected at large?"

The plebiscite approved the proposal.

Unofficial resultsEdit

Results Percent
Yes 7570 70.9%
No 3110 29.1%
Polls Reporting 64 of 64 100.0%
Voters Turnout 22.7% (assumes 47,000 eligible voters)

Source: Elections New Brunswick [1]

Results requirementsEdit

The results of the plebiscite were to be binding if greater than 60% of the voters approved the proposed mixed ward system. Any result of less than a 60% majority would not have been binding, and would have permitted the Common Council to decide how to proceed.

Voting datesEdit

Election dayEdit

Tuesday, October 9, 2007

Advance pollsEdit

Saturday, September 29, 2007 Monday, October 1, 2007

Advance polls at returning officeEdit

Tuesday, October 2, 2007 Wednesday, October 3, 2007 Thursday, October 4, 2007