Edmonton municipal election, 1974

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The 1974 municipal election was held October 16, 1974 to elect a mayor and twelve aldermen to sit on Edmonton City Council and seven trustees to sit on each of the public and separate school boards.

Voter turnout[edit]

There were 141,636 ballots cast out of 406,995 eligible voters, for a voter turnout of 36.4%.

Results[edit]

(bold indicates elected, italics indicate incumbent)

Mayor[edit]

Party Candidate Votes %
     Independent William Hawrelak 67,741 49.21%
     Independent Cec Purves 32,674 23.74%
     Independent Ivor Dent 28,297 20.56%
     Independent David Ward 6,983 5.07%
Edmonton League for Socialist Action Carl Austin 1,017 0.74%
     Independent Nell Martin 507 0.37%
     Independent John Horobec 435 0.32%

Aldermen[edit]

Guide:

  • E.V.A = Edmonton Voters Association
  • U.R.G.E. = Urban Reform Group Edmonton
Ward 1 Ward 2 Ward 3 Ward 4
Party Candidate Votes Party Candidate Votes Party Candidate Votes Party Candidate Votes
Ind. Ches Tanner 17,222 Ind. Laurence Decore 13,213 Ind. Ed Leger 12,733 Ind. Terry Cavanagh 19,868
Ind. Kenneth Newman 14,902 Ind. Olivia Butti 8,564 Ind. Ron Hayter 10,016 Ind. Buck Olsen 15,973
Ind. Robert Matheson 14,644 E.V.A. David Leadbeater 7,152 U.R.G.E. Edward Kennedy 8,670 U.R.G.E. Bettie Hewes 15,447
Ind. Terry Laing 12,827 Ind. James Falconer 6,658 Ind. Terry Nugent 7,886 Ind. Sheila McKay 9,125
Ind. Bud Salloum 7,758 Ind. Cecil Rhodes 6,006 U.R.G.E. Sam Agronin 7,248 Ind. Mitchell Wujcik 6,949
Ind. John Ludwig 7,667 Ind. Neil MacLean 5,667 Ind. Bill McLean 7,149 Ind. John Lakusta 6,364
U.R.G.E. Syeda Hameed 6,194 U.R.G.E. Percy Wickman 5,313 Ind. Olee Wowk 3,803 Ind. Elaine Johnson 5,585
Ind. George Luck 5,154 U.R.G.E. Gerry Wright 5,052 Ind. Gerhard Volkmann 3,703 Ind. William Askin 4,947
Ind. Eddie Keehn 4,602 Ind. Bruce Vaughan 4,129 Ind. Gene Dub 3,935 E.V.A. Walter Doskoch 4,820
Ind. Jean Pierre Van Eck 3,221 Ind. Clif Tait 3,276 Ind. Henry Rutkowski 3,588
Ind. Ernie Hayne 2,332 Ind. David Collier 3,142 Ind. Lou Acocella 1,044
Ind. Victor Sedo 2,422
Ind. Larry Messier 1,929
Ind. Paul Fuog 1,348
Ind. Peter Yuca 1,125
Socialist Action Angela Mueller 1,104

Public school trustees[edit]

  • Herb Jamieson - 34991
  • Shirley Forbes - 31808
  • Vernon Johnson - 28606
  • James Falconer - 28259
  • Catherine Ford - 25461
  • Ernest Lund - 24732
  • Mel Binder - 23521
  • Don Massey - 23471
  • Jim Patrick - 21968
  • Betty Flewitt - 21349
  • Maria Flak - 17914
  • Jean Haddow - 17217
  • Gerry Beck - 15700
  • R W Sherwin - 15416
  • Anna Pollock - 15376
  • Al Fahlman - 14366
  • Bernice Youck - 13030
  • Ken Kozak - 12299
  • Ashgar Ali - 10110
  • William Lee - 9050
  • Mark Pastic - 6392
  • Tim Nolt - 6191
  • William Hegedus - 6135
  • George Skov - 5524

Separate (Catholic) school trustees[edit]

  • Jean Forest - 14559
  • Leo Floyd - 14406
  • Jean McDonald - 11132
  • W McNeill - 9493
  • Phil Gibeau - 9425
  • Raymond Pinkowski - 8499
  • Laurier Picard - 8348
  • Robert Carney - 7957
  • Orest Evenshen - 7898
  • Nicholas Sheptycki - 6716
  • Robert Gourdine - 6593
  • Edward Christie - 6463
  • Bob McDonald - 5711
  • Adele - 4946
  • Larry Messier - 4938
  • Paul Haljan - 3976
  • Stanley Blazosek - 3532
  • Don Davies - 3246
  • Vincent Hawskwell - 3102

References[edit]

City of Edmonton: Edmonton Elections