Incumbent Shan Trails Challenger McKelvie

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Incumbent Shan Trails Challenger McKelvie

Toronto, October 16th – In a random sampling of public opinion taken by The Forum Poll™ among 405 Scarborough-Rouge Park voters, amongst those decided and leaning, challenger Jennifer McKelvie sees support from half (50%), while incumbent Shan sees support from only one-quarter (27%).


Few are supporting Reza Khoshdel (7%), another candidate (6%), Paul Cookson (5%), Amanda Cain (3%), or Cherryl Lews Thurab (1%).



Tory leads

Tory’s support (68%) is well above Keesmaat (21%) in Scarborough-Rouge Park.

About 1 in 10 (12%) Scarborough-Rouge Park voters say they are supporting one of the other candidates.


“Incumbent Shan, who won his seat in a by election not long ago, is likely to see his tenure on council ceded to his challenger, McKelvie,” said Dr. Lorne Bozinoff, President of Forum Research.


Lorne Bozinoff, Ph.D. is the president and founder of Forum Research. He can be reached at or at (416) 960-9603.