Two ex-mayors and one new candidate face off

Two ex-mayors and one mayoralty hopeful came out Wednesday with the first formal hits of the October campaign.

Larry Di Ianni not running for Hamilton mayor

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 […]

Bratina is out: Who’s running for Hamilton mayor?

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 theĀ  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, […]

Poll rates “likability” of possible Hamilton mayors

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 […]

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