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Municipal elections in Cobourg are held at 4 year intervals in the fourth week in October. There are no wards, instead five Councillors are elected and once elected, are assigned coordinator responsibilities for town departments (details here). Candidates Mtg 27 Sep 2018 The Mayor is directly elected and chairs all Council meetings. A Deputy Mayor is also directly elected and is responsible for Financial matters such as the budget. 

Election procedures and rules are governed by provincial legislation and you can get a summary of the rules here.

Above right is a photo taken at one of the all-candidates meetings in September 2018. (Missing is Emily Chorley who had a family commitment).

At election time, this page will have candidate information. Here are the results of Cobourg Municipal elections from 2006 to 2018.

2018 Election Results

Voter turnout 43.6%, the number of ballots cast was 6,480. Total eligible 14,862 Cobourg News report on results
Mayor:  
John Henderson * Acclaimed
Deputy Mayor:  
Suzanne S├ęguin * 3,511
Randy Curtis 2,692
Councillor:  
Nicole Beatty * 4,278
Brian Darling * 3,969
Emily Chorley * 3,679
Aaron Burchat * 3,065
Adam Bureau * 3,060
Miriam Mutton 2,851
Travis Hoover 2,334
Karl Vom Dorff 1,763
Johnny Percolides 1,340
* Elected

2014 Election Results

Voter turnout 52.4%, the number of ballots cast was 7,704. Total eligible 14,709
Mayor:  
Gil Brocanier * 4,028
Miriam Mutton 1,825
Don Kirkup 1,799
Deputy Mayor:  
John Henderson * 3,199
Paul Pagnuelo 2,192
Donna Todd 2,057
Councillor:  
Brian F. Darling * 4,739
Theresa Rickerby * 4,660
Forrest Rowden * 3,869
Debra McCarthy * 3,850
Larry E. Sherwin * 3,822
Wayne Deveau 2,720
Aaron Burchat 2,022
Dave Black 1,455
Gudrun Ludorf-Weaver 1,547
Johnny Percolides 1,269
John T. Lee 1,034
Bruce J. Penning 449
* Elected

2010 Election Results

Voter turnout 47.3%, the number of ballots cast was 6,506. Total eligible 13,747
Mayor:  
Gil Brocanier * 4,408
Manfred Schumann 1,937
Deputy Mayor:  
Stan Frost * Acclaimed
Councillor:  
Miriam Mutton * 4,306
Forrest Rowden * 3,991
John Henderson * 3,632
Donna Todd * 3,614
Larry E. Sherwin * 3,464
Bill MacDonald 2,696
Dave Glover 2,282
Martin Partridge 2,236
* Elected

2006 Election Results

Voter turnout 44.91%, the number of ballots cast was 6,950. Total eligible 15,476
Mayor:  
Peter Delanty * 3,742
Bridget Campion 1,941
Lloyd R. Williams 1,312
Deputy Mayor:  
Gil Brocanier * 3,637
Manfred Schumann 3,052
Councillor:  
Miriam Mutton * 4,098
Stan Frost * 4,019
Bob Spooner * 3,695
Dean McCaughey * 2,856
Bill MacDonald * 2,754
Gerry Drage 2,505
Larry E. Sherwin 2,353
Howie McCourt 2,273
Melissa Marshall 1,936
Judi MCallister 1,797
Rob Harper 1,234
* Elected