Over the next several weeks, the Spectator’s editorial board will host the three major mayoral candidates for a Question & Answer session. First up: former mayor Fred Eisenberger. Here’s Spec cartoonist Graeme MacKay’s quick sketch: What do you think of MacKay’s interpretation? Check back at thespec.com for coverage of Eisenberger’s editorial board.
By Matthew Van Dongen / Hamilton Spectator A new poll that gives Fred Eisenberger the early lead in Hamilton’s mayoral race also shows more than a third of voters remain undecided. The random poll of 839 city residents, conducted for the Spectator by Forum Research, shows the former mayor leading with 26 per cent support, […]
By Andrew Dreschel SEE MORE from this author Labour Day is over. People are back from vacation. And the real municipal election period has now begun. Among the 10 nominees running for mayor of Hamilton, the big names on the slate remain fixed at three — Councillor Brian McHattie, Councillor Brad Clark, and former mayor […]
Two ex-mayors and one mayoralty hopeful came out Wednesday with the first formal hits of the October campaign.
The Spectator is inviting all registered municipal candidates to submit one piece of commentary, to be published in the paper and online. See below for more information. This is the first – by Fred Eisenberger * * * I am running to be Hamilton’s next mayor. Why am I doing it? After all, I’ve been […]
By Matthew Van Dongen All of a sudden the race for mayor is wide open. Removing a well-known if controversial incumbent like Bob Bratina from the equation “will no doubt be a game changer,” said pollster Josh Justice, who conducted a confidential phone survey on possible candidates last month. Justice wouldn’t reveal the poll results, […]