Victoria

As of the 2016 Census, the City of Victoria had a population of 85,792 and grew 7.2% from 2011. The city occupies 19-square kilometres. The average age is 44. 

Mayoral Candidates

Website/Social Media

Final Vote Count

Lisa Helps (incumbent) Website | Twitter  12,642*
Stephen Hammond SLATE NewCouncil Website 8,717
Michael Geoghegan Website | Facebook | Twitter 4,335
Bruce McGuigan Website | Facebook  2,377
Rob Duncan Website 527
Alexander Schmid   231
Saul Andersen   219
Chris Zmuda  Website 148
David Arthur Johnston Facebook | Twitter 119
Ryan Moen (Rymo) Website | Facebook 71

 

Council Candidates (8)

Website/Social Media

Final Vote Count

Ben Isitt (incumbent)  Website 14,205*
Jeremy Loveday (incumbent) Website 13,239*
Laurel Collins: SLATE Together Victoria Website | Facebook | Twitter 12,842*
Geoff Young (incumbent) Website 12,184*
Sarah Potts: SLATE Together Victoria) Website | Facebook | Twitter 11,977*
Charlayne Thornton-Joe (incumbent) Website | Facebook | Twitter 10,678*
Sharmarke Dubow: SLATE Together Victoria  Website | Facebook 10,590*
Marianne Alto (incumbent)  Website 10,245*
Stephen Andrew: SLATE NewCouncil Website | Facebook | Twitter 9,098
Pam Madoff (incumbent) Website 9,067
Grace Lore Website 8,765
Andrew Reeve: SLATE NewCouncil Facebook 8,246
Randie Johal: SLATE NewCouncil Facebook 7,748
Gary Alberts: SLATE NewCouncil Website 7,503
Marg Gardiner Website 7,041
Anna King Website 5,454
Rose Henry   4,076
Jordan Reichert Website 3,491
Darlene Archibald Website | Facebook 3,083
Sean Leitenberg Website 3,059
Edison Kahakauwila Facebook 1,956
Ted Smith Website | Twitter 1,898
Steve Filipovic   1,595
Riga Godron   1,567
Doug Stewart   1,394
James Harasymow Twitter 1,362
Jesse Jimenez   1,028
William Tate   758
Delmar Martay   238

Ballot Question(s):

  • “Are you in favour of spending up to $250,000 for establishing a Citizens’ Assembly to explore the costs, benefits and disadvantages of the amalgamation between the District of Saanich and the City of Victoria?”

2014 Results

Mayor

Result

x Lisa Helps 9,200
Dean Fortin 9,111
Ida Chong 3,275
Stephen Andrew 2,380
Robert Duncan 253
Jason Ross 132
David Shebib 62
Riga Gordon 33

 

Council

 
x Benjamin Isitt 14,729
x Charlayne Thornton-Joe 12,046
x Marianne Alto 12,016
x Jeremy Loveday 10,852
x Pamela Madoff 10,354
x Geoff Young 9,934
x Margaret Lucas 8,145
x Christopher Coleman 8,017
Erik Kaye 7,295
John Luton 6,850
Hilary Groos 6,653
Justin Stephenson 5,268
Andrew Reeve 4,336
Steve Filipovic 3,856
Ian Hoar 3,466
Paul Servos 2,577
Ryan Moen 2,108
Sean Murray 1,897
Jonathan Carroll 1,739
Jeffrey Olafson 1,693
Gordon MacKinnon 1,334
Saul Andersen 1,183
John Stewart 1,107
James Harasymow 764

2014 Ballot Question(s):

Are you in favour of reducing the number of municipalities in Greater Victoria through amalgamation?

  • Yes - 18,351
  • No – 4,601

2014 Voter Turnout: 39%