Milton councillor says town’s voter turnout “disturbingly low”


Published June 3, 2022 at 10:49 am


Out of over 90,000 registered electors in the Town of Milton, the number of people that voted in the most recent election was only 42.55 per cent.

According to Elections Ontario, there are a total of 91, 493 registered electors in the Town of Milton, only 38,927 of which voted.

Following the election, Milton Councillor Zeeshan Hamid took to Twitter to express his disappointment and described the voter turnout as “disturbingly low.”

“I must admit I am disappointed that only 43% of the eligible voters chose to vote!!! That’s a disturbingly low turnout for such an important election. Why, Milton?” wrote Hamid on Twitter.

According to Elections Ontario, 100 per cent of polls in Milton reported information for these statistics.

Out of 10,760,433 registered electors in Ontario, the voter turnout in the province was 43.03 per cent.


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