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Candidate Tracker 2023

Fact-checked biographies, election platform summaries, and voting record analysis for all candidates running for Toronto mayor in the June 2023 by-election.

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Who is Ana Bailão? Depends Who You Ask

The former councillor has been criticized for her allegiance to John Tory and a career of political compromise. But some housing advocates see something different: a savvy, effective consensus-builder. Is Bailão's brand of pragmatism enough for voters looking for bold change?

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