Deadline for municipal candidacies passes
The deadline has passed for candidates to submit their names to run in the November 3rd municipal elections.
It was 4:30 Friday afternoon.
At last word, 12 candidates are running for mayor of Montreal.
The best known candidates are Denis Coderre, Marcel Coté, Richard Bergeron and Mélanie Joly.
The are nine mayoral candidates in Laval and two in Longueuil.
Projet Montreal is the only party with a candidate in each of the city's 103 electoral districts.
Equipe Coderre is running 101, and Coté's Coalition Montreal has 97.
Melanie Joly is running candidates in 56 districts.
The mayor of Westmount has been re-elected by acclamation.
Peter Trent returns as do two councillors; Victor Drury and Nicole Forbes.