Ward 1, City of Cambridge By-Election: List of Candidates & Third Party Advertisers

The following list contains website links provided by candidates and third party advertisers to the City Clerk. The City Clerk provides these links to the public strictly as a convenience to promote citizen involvement in the municipal election. The Clerk does not operate or control any aspect of these sites. By providing a link to a candidate or third advertiser’s site, the Clerk is not endorsing them. The Clerk does not review, endorse or approve the sites and is not responsible for them in any way. You agree that neither the City of Cambridge nor the Clerk is liable for any damages resulting from your linking to a candidate or third party advertiser’s site.

View the list of certified candidates for the 2023 Ward 1 By-Election.

Candidates for Councillor, Ward 1

Name (Last Name, First Name)Nomination DateEmail / Phone / Connect
Shwery, Helen September 8, 2023 Email: Helenshwery_cambridgeward1@yahoo.com
Phone Number: 226-552-8884
Website: www.HelenShwery.com
Kiefer, Karl September 11, 2023  Email: karlkiefer52@gmail.com
Phone Number: 519-240-9048
Goodridge, Michelle September 25, 2023  Email: michelleforcambridge@gmail.com
Phone Number: 519-240-0182 
Kaufman, Richard September 29, 2023 Email: richard.kaufman.ward1@gmail.com
Phone Number: 519-716-5248
Website: richardkaufman.ca  

Third Party Advertisers

There are currently no third party advertisers.

Candidate Resources 

For each municipal election, the Province of Ontario releases a guide with information on the nomination as a candidate or registering as a Third Party Advertiser. These guides include campaign rules, financial filing requirements, and more. 

Below are links to the guides for the 2023 Ward 1 By-Election. This information also applies to any by-elections that may be held during the 2022-2026 Term of Council. 

Note: The Ministry of Municipal Affairs and Housing guides were prepared for the 2022 Municipal and School Board Election, for accurate dates pertaining to the 2023 Ward 1 By-Election, reference the City of Cambridge's 2023 Ward 1 By-Election guides. 
**Election procedures for new methods to be used in the 2023 Ward 1 By-Election will be posted as soon as possible. 

          2022 MAH Candidates' Guide
          2022 MAH Third Party Advertisers Guide
          2022 MAH Voters' Guide
2023 City of Cambridge Accessibility Plan 
          2023 City of Cambridge Candidates' Guide
          2023 City of Cambridge Policies and Procedures 
          2023 City of Cambridge Sign Information for Candidates and Third Party Advertisers 
          2023 City of Cambridge Voters' Guide
          2023 Guide and Information for Third Party Advertisers
          City of Cambridge Use of Corporate Resource Policy 
          Equitable and Inclusive Campaigning - A Guide for Candidates
          Frequently Asked Questions for Candidates and Third Party Advertisers

Election Contact Information 

Clerk's Office
2nd Floor, 50 Dickson Street
PO Box 669
Cambridge, ON N1R 5W8

Telephone: (519) 623-1340

Email: election@cambridge.ca