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 municipal election, voter turnout ranged from 37.6% (Ward 4 – Ameliasburgh) to 60.3% (Ward 3 – Wellington).

Table 2. Voter turnout in the 2018 municipal elections by County Ward.
Ward Councilors Eligible voters Votes cast Voter turnout
Ward 1 – Picton 2 3,258 1,552 47.6%
Ward 2 – Bloomfied/Hallowell 2 3,960 1,739 43.9%
Ward 3 – Wellington 1 1,998 1,204 60.3%
Ward 4 – Ameliasburgh 3 5,229 1,964 37.6%
Ward 5 – Athol 1 1,653 689 41.7%
Ward 6 – Sophiasburgh 1 2,270 Acclaimed Acclaimed
Ward 7 – Hillier 1 1,975 830 42.0%
Ward 8 – North Marysburgh 1 1,639 751 45.8%
Ward 9 – South Marysburgh 1 1,182 559 47.3%
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