Two ex-mayors and one mayoralty hopeful came out Wednesday with the first formal hits of the October campaign.
Former Hamilton mayor Larry Di Ianni (above wtih former mayor Fred Eisenberger) says staying out of the race for the city’s top job has been “in some respects, the hardest decision that I’ve made.” It will be the first time since 1982 that the former school teacher and principal has not been on a political […]
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, […]
A telephone survey asking Hamiltonians to rate the “likability” of seven local politicians set talk ablaze Friday at the water cooler and on social media over who’s doing polling for the mayor’s race. The automated poll asks voter a series of questions to rate or compare Councillors Tom Jackson, Lloyd Ferguson, Terry Whitehead, incumbent mayor […]