Monday, November 2, 2009

Montreal Municipal Elections -- Complete News Roundup

Gérald Tremblay (left), Louise Harel (centre) and Richard Bergeron
fought a tight race for mayor in Montreal. (CBC)

Tremblay Wins Montreal Mayor Race -- CBC

Gérald Tremblay won a third straight term as mayor of Montreal despite a campaign dominated by allegations of corruption involving the Mob and construction companies.

Tremblay, who leads the Union Montréal municipal party, beat rivals Louise Harel and Richard Bergeron in a tight race Sunday.

The mayor said he is "conscious that the confidence of Montrealers has been put to the test."

"The citizens want change and we will incarnate that change," Tremblay said.

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More News On Yesterday's Elections

Complete Election Coverage From The Montreal Gazette -- Montreal Gazette

Montreal Mayor Tremblay wins third term -- Montreal Gazette
Montreal mayor keeps his job -- Toronto Star
Tremblay re-elected mayor -- CTV
Voters' message is clear as mud -- Montreal Gazette
Projet Montréal shines in Plateau -- CBC
Harel: I'll continue to fight corruption -- Montreal Gazette
Tearful Forcillo thanks army of volunteers -- Montreal Gazette
Ex-cop poised to take over troubled part of city -- Montreal Gazette
For the most part, no serious delays in casting ballots -- Montreal Gazette
Harel after-vote party fizzles -- Montreal Gazette
Gerald Tremblay vows to rebuild public trust after narrow election victory -- Canadian Press

Round-up of suburban races -- CTV
Three mayors ousted -- Montreal Gazette

Beaconsfield voters boot Benedetti from office -- Montreal Gazette
Benedetti falls in West Island election -- CBC

LaSalle's Barbe rides apparent landslide -- Montreal Gazette

Steinberg clear winner in bitter race -- Montreal Gazette

Former Bloc MP elected as Longueuil mayor -- CBC
St-hilaire upsets in Longueuil -- Montreal Gazette

Vaillancourt wins 6th term as Laval mayor -- CBC
Vaillancourt sweeps council in repeat landslide -- Montreal Gazette

Labeaume cruises to mayoral victory in Quebec City -- CBC
Quebec City Mayor Regis Labeaume re-elected -- CTV

Sherbrooke has first new mayor in 15 years -- CBC

Gatineau Mayor Marc Bureau wins 2nd term -- CBC

Blame low turnout on cynicism - or disconnection -- Montreal Gazette
Get out your broom Mr. Mayor -- Montreal Gazette opinion
Rebalancing of power -- Montreal Gazette
Let's hope Tremblay is committed to reform -- Montreal Gazette

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