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Ottawa Election 2022: Live Results


After nearly six months of campaigning, voters head to the polls today in Ottawa’s municipal election to choose a mayor, city councilors and school trustees.

CTV News Ottawa will have full election results with special coverage online. You can watch our live stream at the top of this page for up-to-the-minute results and analysis. from 20h And keep refreshing this page for the latest updates throughout the evening.

Polling stations close at 8 p.m. across the city. We expect results soon after.




At 8:08 p.m. we are still awaiting our first results from the City of Ottawa.

Closing of the polls at 8 p.m.


BREAKING: Polls are closed during the Ottawa municipal elections.

Counting is underway to elect a new mayor, 24 councilors and school trustees in Ottawa.


Some candidates are reporting long lines at polling stations in Ottawa five minutes before the polls close.

If you line up at 8 p.m., you can vote.


Mark Sutcliffe’s camp records the results at Lago Restaurant on Dows Lake tonight.

CTV’s Leah Larocque with an early dispatch from there.


The City of Ottawa says there are 722,227 residents eligible to vote in the Ottawa municipal elections.

There were 252,464 votes cast in 2014 and 269,722 votes cast in the 2018 elections.


30 minutes until the polls close in the Ottawa municipal elections.

CTV News Ottawa’s Katie Griffin will be at Catherine McKenney’s campaign headquarters, while Leah Larocque will be at Mark Sutcliffe’s campaign event.

Our journalists will be in the neighborhoods of the city throughout the evening.


The leading mayoral candidate continued his efforts to secure the vote until late in the afternoon on Election Day.

Catherine McKenney started her day with coffee with notable supporters Catherine McKenna, Diane Deans and Lucy van Oldenbarneveld, before voting in the town center and encouraging others to do the same.

Mark Sutcliffe visited Rideau-Vanier and Kanata after criss-crossing the city and visiting all 24 neighborhoods over the weekend.

Both campaigns believe their efforts to get the vote will be key to swinging the outcome in their favor.


CTV Ottawa’s Matt Skube is in our results center tonight. We test Matt’s knowledge of Ottawa’s neighborhoods on the big board.


ONE HOUR to vote in the Ottawa municipal elections.

Over 300 polling stations are available across the city of Ottawa to vote for Mayor, Councilor and School Trustee.

If you line up at 8 p.m., you will be allowed to vote.


At least 11 wards will have a new councilor tonight. Ten councilors not seeking re-election in the ward, and Ottawa adds a 24e neighborhood – Barrhaven East.

Here’s a look at wards where incumbents aren’t seeking re-election.

  • Barrhaven West – Jan Harder not seeking re-election
  • West Carleton – March – Eli El-Chantiry not seeking re-election
  • College – Rick Chiarelli not seeking re-election
  • Knoxdale-Merivale – Keith Egli not seeking re-election
  • Gloucester-Southgate – Diane Deans not seeking re-election
  • Rideau-Vanier – Mathieu Fleury is not seeking re-election
  • Ward Somerset – Catherine McKenney not seeking re-election as councilor
  • Alta Vista – Jean Cloutier is not seeking re-election
  • Rideau Jock – Scott Moffatt not seeking re-election
  • Riverside South-Findlay Creek – Carol Anne Meehan not seeking re-election

There are 90 minutes left to vote in the Ottawa municipal elections.

In a few hours, Ottawa will have a new mayor and at least 11 new councillors.

If you line up at 8 p.m., you will be allowed to vote.


It’s the hottest election day in Ottawa for at least 48 years.

The temperature reached 21°C at 4 p.m. in Ottawa.

Here is a snapshot of temperatures from previous election dates in Ottawa.

  • December 2, 1974: 1.1 C
  • November 13, 1978: 2.8°C
  • November 8, 1982: 13.9°C
  • November 12, 1985: 0.6°C
  • November 14, 1988: 9.9°C
  • November 12, 1991: 0.8°C
  • November 14, 1994: 16.5°C
  • November 10, 1997: 2.8°C
  • November 13, 2000: 4.6°C
  • November 10, 2003: 6.9°C
  • November 13, 2006: 7C
  • October 25, 2010: 10.5°C
  • October 27, 2014: 10.4°C
  • October 22, 2018: 4.8°C
  • October 24, 2022: 21 CH

Elections Ottawa reported no problems at polling stations during the day.

Voters queuing at polling stations at 8 p.m. will be allowed to vote. To find your polling station, you can visit the Elections Ottawa website.


With Jim Watson not running for re-election, polls showed a close race between Councilwoman Catherine McKenney and broadcaster/entrepreneur Mark Sutcliffe. Efforts to get the vote out continued until late afternoon, with candidates going door to door to the wire.

There are 12 other mayoral candidates, including former mayor and regional chairman Bob Chiarelli.

Around the council table there will be at least 11 new faces, with several incumbents not seeking re-election and a new ward (Barrhaven East).

Visit this page for everything you need to know about voting and this page for a list of mayoral candidates.

You can also visit our main election page for individual profiles from all areas of the city.

Long queues were reported at some polling stations on Monday, with higher turnout expected in this election than in previous years.

More than 79,000 voters cast their ballots in advance polls in this election, up from 56,000 in 2018.

The turnout in the 2018 elections was 42.55%. In 2014, it was just under 40%.



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