Ward 9: New faces, old hat

By Matthew Van Dongen / Hamilton Spectator Ward 9 councillors have regularly come and gone over the past five terms and another election means anotherĀ  new face in Old Stoney Creek. Ward 9, which includes the former city’s downtown and part of Stoney Creek Mountain, will have elected four different councillors over five council terms […]

Ward 3: Many candidates, few votes

By Matthew Van Dongen The late Bernie Morelli trounced his nearest competitor by more than 1,400 votes in every Ward 3 election since amalgamation. His successor will be lucky to escape Hamilton’s most crowded council race with that many votes in total. Morelli died of cancer in January, spurring a 15-candidate battle for relatively few […]

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