Torontonians from every walk of life tell us who they voted for, and why

Torontonians from every walk of life tell us who they voted for, and why

(Images: Giordano Ciampini) (Images: Giordano Ciampini)
 

Toronto had the highest voter turnout in recent memory yesterday—980,177 people showed up at schools and churches and apartment party rooms and cast ballots for mayor, city councillor and school trustee. Over the course of election day, we travelled across the city and interviewed a handful of voters about how they made the all-important quadrennial decision. Their reasons ranged from the excellent (“I like her ideas”) to the puzzling (“I thought it was the right choice just out of loyalty”). Here’s what they had to say—originally published as part of our live coverage of election night.