ELECTION 2018

Soliciting for votes in Somerset

Three challengers are hoping to unseat the incumbent in urban Somerset ward.

4 candidates want the seat in this Centretown ward

Somerset has a population of 42,154 people in 26,044 homes.

Three challengers are hoping to unseat the incumbent in urban Somerset ward.

Catherine McKenney was elected to council in 2014 with 40 per cent of the vote, becoming the first open LGBTQ woman at the table.

This time around, her challengers are:

Candidates who did not provide a website when they registered do not have links to their campaigns.

Housing affordability continues to be a serious concern in this inner-city ward. Concerns over development, whether or not supervised injection sites will get funding, and cycling and walking infrastructure are important to residents. One of the big issues here? Sidewalk snow removal.

Want to know more about the candidates?

So did we. 

CBC Ottawa created a questionnaire and sent it to each of the registered candidates to fill out.

You can read the responses below. Some candidates did not respond to the questionnaire.

Questionnaires are posted as they were submitted.