Rob Ford sets voting record? - Macleans.ca

Rob Ford sets voting record?

Won most votes ever for a Canadian politician, says expert

by

Rob Ford, Toronto’s mayor-elect, was voted in with a record number of ballots on Monday, according to a professor at the University of Toronto. Canoe.ca is reporting that Ford was directly elected with more votes than any other Canadian politician in history. “Nobody in the history of Canada has ever gotten as many votes in any election as Rob Ford,” said U of T Professor Nelson Wiseman. (Though more people vote in a provincial or federal election, the premier or prime minister is still only elected by constituents in their individual riding). Another fun fact: Ford also won more votes in the last election than previous Mayor David Miller did in both his 2003 and 2006 campaigns.

Canoe

Filed under: