Item - 2014.CC54.5

Tracking Status

CC54.5 - Status Update - Internet Voting Service for Persons with Disabilities for the 2014 Municipal Election

Decision Type:
ACTION
Status:
Adopted
Wards:
All

City Council Decision

City Council on July 8, 9, 10 and 11, 2014, adopted the following:

 

1.         City Council request the City Clerk to continue to work with persons with disabilities, organizations that represent them and the Disability Issues Committee to ensure accessible elections and to consider options for internet and telephone voting in future elections.

 

2.         City Council amend by-law 120-2014 to authorize the use of internet and telephone voting by all electors in advance voting as the City Clerk deems appropriate for conducting future elections.

 

3.         City Council request the City Clerk to report back to the August 26 and 27, 2014 meeting of Council on a plan for potential implementation of internet and telephone voting in future elections.

Background Information (City Council)

(July 7, 2014) Report from the City Clerk, the Chief Information Officer and the City Manager on Status Update - Internet Voting Service for Persons with Disabilities for the 2014 Municipal Election (CC54.5)
https://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2014/cc/bgrd/backgroundfile-71290.pdf
(July 2, 2014) Report from the City Clerk on Status Update - Internet Voting Service for Persons with Disabilities for the 2014 Municipal Election - Notice of Pending Report (CC54.5)
https://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2014/cc/bgrd/backgroundfile-71069.pdf

Communications (City Council)

(July 7, 2014) E-mail from Sandra Carpenter (CC.New.CC54.5.1)

Motions (City Council)

Motion to Adopt Item (Carried)

Vote (Adopt Item) Jul-11-2014 4:46 PM

Result: Carried Majority Required - CC54.5 - Adopt the item
Total members that voted Yes: 29 Members that voted Yes are Paul Ainslie, Maria Augimeri, Ana Bail„o, Shelley Carroll, Raymond Cho, Vincent Crisanti, Janet Davis, Glenn De Baeremaeker, Sarah Doucette, John Filion, Paula Fletcher, Mary Fragedakis, Mark Grimes, Norman Kelly, Mike Layton, Chin Lee, Peter Leon, Gloria Lindsay Luby, Josh Matlow, Mary-Margaret McMahon, Joe Mihevc, Frances Nunziata (Chair), Cesar Palacio, John Parker, Gord Perks, Jaye Robinson, David Shiner, Michael Thompson, Kristyn Wong-Tam
Total members that voted No: 1 Members that voted No are Ceta Ramkhalawansingh
Total members that were Absent: 15 Members that were absent are Michelle Berardinetti, Josh Colle, Gary Crawford, Mike Del Grande, Frank Di Giorgio, Doug Ford, Rob Ford, James Maloney, Giorgio Mammoliti, Pam McConnell, Denzil Minnan-Wong, Ron Moeser, James Pasternak, Anthony Perruzza, Karen Stintz
Source: Toronto City Clerk at www.toronto.ca/council