Jaye Robinson wins Ward 25 Don Valley West with 83% of the vote

Ward 25 councillor Jaye Robinson speaks to the media June 11, 2013 after being dropped from Toronto's executive committee the day before. Craig Wadman/Global News

TORONTO – Coun. Jaye Robinson has been re-elected in Ward 25, Don Valley West, in Toronto’s 2014 election.

Robinson won with a whopping 83.2 per cent of the vote.

Robinson was first elected to city council in 2010, narrowly beating incumbent Cliff Jenkins. Robinson was removed from Mayor Rob Ford’s executive committee last June, after urging the mayor to take a leave of absence as allegations of his substance abuse circulated. She was the only woman on the 12-member committee. Ford defending the decision to remove the sole female member, saying he wanted “fresh blood” on the committee.

Robinson officially endorsed John Tory in Toronto’s mayoral race, saying she believes he is the right fit for the city. Robinson has voiced her support for Tory’s SmartTrack plan in the lead up to the Oct. 27, calling his plan “the fastest and the most economically viable.”

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