After the 2018 Municipal Elections
- 22.1% of survey respondents live in Ward 2, 15.5% live in Ward 1, and 14.9% live in Ward 3. The next closest was Ward 13 with 9.9% of respondents, and Ward 4 with 5.5%.
Q: HOW CAN WE ENGAGE WITH AND ENSURE THAT MUNICIPAL ISSUES/INFORMATION ARE ACCESSIBLE TO HAMILTONIANS WHO LIVE OUTSIDE OF WARDS 1-3 (WARDS 1-3 INCLUDE AND BORDER THE DOWNTOWN CORE)?
- 83.7% of respondents identified primarily as white.
Q: HOW CAN WE ENGAGE WITH AND ENSURE THAT INFORMATION IS ACCESSIBLE TO RACIALIZED RESIDENTS IN HAMILTON?
- 23.8% of respondents identified as permanent residents. Note that currently in Hamilton, permanent residents are not eligible to vote in municipal elections. Q: HOW CAN WE SUPPORT THE PARTICIPATION OF HAMILTONIANS WHO ARE INTERESTED IN LOCAL ISSUES AND POLITICS BUT ARE NOT CURRENTLY ELIGIBLE TO VOTE IN MUNICIPAL ELECTIONS?
- 38.9% of respondents noted when given the opportunity to select one source that they receive information about municipal government issues from The Hamilton Spectator, 36.9% from CBC Hamilton, 15.4% from The Public Record–Joey Coleman, 5.4% from CHML, and 3.4% from Cable 14. Many participants commented that they receive their information from several other sources that were not listed as options.
Q: HOW CAN WE CONTINUE TO SUPPORT ACCESSIBLE, FACTUAL, AND RELIABLE SOURCES OF LOCAL INFORMATION
Regarding our the omission of CHCHNews in our Municipal election survey: We unreservedly apologize on behalf of our organization for not including CHCHNews in the multiple choice section of the survey. The omission does skew the results away from TV.