According to the Oxford English Dictionary, the general definition for the word election, (pronounced "ɪˈlɛkʃən") is as follows,
The formal choosing of a person for an office, dignity, or position of any kind; usually by the votes of a constituent body. (retrieved from OED.com on October 5, 2014)
On Monday, October 27, 2014, the polls will open and the people of the City of Toronto will have the opportunity to select a new mayor, a councillor to represent each of the 44 City Wards, and 3 school trustees during this municipal election. A full list of election candidates is available for your perusal.
The link to where to vote is conveniently located on the ballot box below.
"Election Fever" with Guest Speaker, Edward Keenan
Prior to the official election date, North York Central Library is offering a program on Thursday, October 23, 2014 from 7 pm to 8 pm in the Concourse.
The program is called, Election Fever: Exploring What Makes Our City Great with guest speaker, Edward Keenan who is currently involved in several notable professions including working as a columnist for The Toronto Star and as a talk show host at Newstalk radio 1010. Please register by calling (416) 395-5660 to reserve a seat.
Edward Keenan is also a writer and author of the recently released (2013) book, Some Great Idea: Good Neighbourhoods, Crazy Politics and the Invention of Toronto. The Toronto Public Library offers print and e-book versions for your reading pleasure.
Suggested Titles to Feed the Election Fever
Come visit the Society and Recreation Department on the 3rd floor. We have an excellent display of intriguing titles on social and political science encompassing Canada as well as specific books and magazines on Toronto.
As the energy for the upcoming municipal election reaches fever pitch, voters may also want to glance through resources pertaining to elections, votes, and political choices in Canada:
Enjoy the program, cultivate your knowledge with the best resources available, and select the most suitable candidates to serve the people of the City.