News Release
December 4, 2023

Toronto City Clerk, John D. Elvidge, has certified the results for the November 30 by-election and declared Parthi Kandavel as Councillor elected to Ward 20, Scarborough Southwest.

A total of 16,974 ballots were cast in this Scarborough Southwest by-election.

The official declaration of results is available on the Toronto Elections By-Election Results webpage.

Results are available by candidate and indicate the total number of votes each candidate received. Poll-by-poll results are also available and show the number of votes cast through mail-in vote, two days of advance vote, as well as the votes cast in each voting place on election day.

Results for previous by-elections can be found on the Open Data webpage.

More information about the Ward 20, Scarborough Southwest by-election is available on the Toronto Elections webpage.


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