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Your guide to Beaconsfield’s 2013 municipal election

Canadians head to the polls on October 19.
Vancouver voters head to the polls November 15 to choose who deserves the city's top job. Jens Schlueter/Getty Images

Global News will have up to the minute live Montreal and area election results from 11 p.m. to midnight on Sunday, November 3.

Get live Beaconsfield election results here.

There will also be a live blog beginning at 8 p.m. when polls close.

How does voting work in Beaconsfield?

The territory of the municipality of Beaconsfield is divided into six electoral districts. Electors select a candidate for mayor and a councillor in their district.

Interactive ward map for the Island of Montreal

Find out who’s running in what ward by clicking on the interactive map here. A district map of Beaconsfield can be viewed here (pdf).

Beaconsfield issues

The proposed housing development in the Angell Woods has been a hot button issue for many residents worried about conserving green space in the area.

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Read more: Housing project threatens Angell Woods Park

The city of Beaconsfield also recently launched a pilot project to introduce composting – the start of long term plans to completely eliminate organic garbage in landfills.

Read more: Beaconsfield initiates plan for organic composting

Officials at Batshaw Youth and Family Services put the ceremonial shovel in the ground in Beaconsfield in September, marking the end of 12 years of legal battles as many local residents were concerned  about the project.

Read more: Batshaw breaks ground for new Beaconsfield facility

Meet the candidates in Beaconfield’s mayoral race

There are four candidates in the running for the mayor’s job: James BonnellGeorges Bourelle, Hela Labene and Rhonda Massad.

READ MORE: Hampstead mayoral race getting personal

Global Montreal held a lively debate moderated by Jamie Orchard with the four mayoral candidates  James Bonnell, Georges Bourelle, Hela Labene and Rhonda Massad.

Watch it here.

Councillors

District 1
Karl-Heinz Legler
David Pelletier

District 2
Ron Belair
Marc Chabot
Karen Messier

District 3
Gilles Perron
Wade Staddon

District 4
Pierre Demers
Joseph Zolla

District 5
Roy Baird (Sortant)
Claudia Granato
Roger Moss
Françoise Ortuso
Greg Stienstra

District 6
Peggy Alexopoulos
Karen-Ann Whelan

Voting day

Polls are open Sunday, November 3, 2013 from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. local time.

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You must be entered on the list of electors to vote. Bring either your driver’s licence, health insurance card, Canadian passport, Treaty status card or Canadian Forces ID.

Voting locations

District 1: Christmas Park Elementary School, 422 Beaconsfield Boulevard

Districts 2 and 3: Recreation Centre, 1974 City Lane

Districts 4 and 5: St. Paul Elementary School, 230 Sherbrooke Street

District 6: Sherwood Forest Elementary School, 313 Windermere Street

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