Author: PEC Buzz Admin

  • Picton BESS public meeting 2022-12-06

    On December 6, 2022, Picton BESS held a public meeting to discuss its proposal to install a Battery Energy Storage System (BESS) in Prince Edward County. The Picton Gazette and The Times have reported on the meeting. We now have Picton BESS’s presentation and minutes of the meeting. We hope to have their videorecording of […]

  • Strategic voting in Picton, Bloomfield-Hallowell & Ameliasburgh

    Voting Day in Prince Edward County’s municipal election is less than one week away. As in the 2018 municipal election, voters in Picton, Bloomfield/Hallowell, and Ameliasburgh elect more than one Councilor to office – being eligible to cast a number of votes equal to the number of elected Councilors in their Ward: Table 1. Offices […]

  • Voter turnout in the County

    According to County figures, fewer than half of eligible voters turned out in the previous three municipal elections: Table 1. Voter turnout in previous municipal elections in the County. Election Eligible voters Votes cast Voter turnout October 2010 22,403 10,614 47.4% October 2014 22,006 9,637 43.8% October 2018 23,164 10,032 43.3% In the October 2018 […]

  • Candidates

    Official List As of August 22, 2022, the official list of certified candidates for municipal office in Prince Edward County includes ( * denotes incumbent ): Mayor (1 office) Candidate Name Qualifying Address Telephone Email Website/Social Media Steve FERGUSON* Mobile: 613-827-7174 stevefergusonpec@kos.net Dianne O’BRIEN 965 County Rd 23 Home: 613-967-1479 Mobile: 613-242-0477 ob.dianne@gmail.com Facebook Twitter […]

  • Invitations

    With the aim of increasing voter turnout in the upcoming municipal election (43.3% in 2018), we invited candidates for Mayor and Ward Councilor to share their thoughts on a wide range of issues with voters in the County once a week: Invitation 1 Invitation 2 Invitation 3 Invitation 4 Invitation 5 Invitation 6 Invitation 7 […]

  • RSVPs at a Glance

    With the goal of increasing voter turnout in the upcoming municipal election over 2018 (43.3%), we invited candidates for Mayor and Ward Councilor in Prince Edward County to share their thoughts on a wide range of issues once a week. For the details, see: Invitations to Candidates Candidates’ Unredacted Responses Summaries of Candidates’ Responses Here’s […]

  • Candidates’ Responses

    Invitations With the aim of increasing voter turnout in the upcoming municipal election, candidates for Mayor and Ward Councilor in Prince Edward County were invited to share their thoughts on a wide range of issues once a week. Responses Check out candidates’ responses here on PEC.buzz or on Facebook: Office PEC.buzz Facebook Group Mayor County […]

  • Summaries

    With the aim of increasing voter turnout in the upcoming municipal election (43.3% in 2018), we invited candidates for Mayor and Ward Councilor to share their thoughts on a wide range of issues with voters in the County. Summaries of candidates’ responses were published weekly: Invitation 1 Invitation 2 Invitation 3 Invitation 4 Invitation 5 […]

  • Responses from Candidates for Mayor

    RSVPs With the aim of increasing voter turnout in the upcoming municipal election, candidates for Mayor and Ward Councilor in Prince Edward County were invited to share their thoughts on a wide range of issues once a week. Responses from candidates for Mayor are here: Responses to Invitation 8 Accountability & transparency Responses to Invitation […]

  • Responses from Candidates for Ward 1 – Picton

    RSVPs With the aim of increasing voter turnout in the upcoming municipal election, candidates for Mayor and Ward Councilor in Prince Edward County were invited to share their thoughts on a wide range of issues once a week. Responses from candidates for Ward 1 – Picton are here: Responses to Invitation 8 Accountability & transparency […]