2022 Winnipeg Election Results
Candidate in the Fort Rouge - East Fort Garry Councillor Candidates race.
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Michael Thompson - Fort Rouge - East Fort Garry
What got you into politics?
People in the community wanted a choice in this election and I listened. People want to know what is going on in their city and community. I will help answer people’s questions. We have amazing individuals and groups working hard in the ward and the city and they need help from city departments. With challenges in work, life, and environment, I would be that councilor to help reduce the challenges by government. This would go a long way to giving people hope. You should be able to trust and believe in the person you elect. I could not say that with the current leadership. We live in one of the best countries in the world and we are wasting our opportunity to improve the lives of fellow Winnipeggers.
What experience will you bring to compliment your role as (Mayor / Councillor / School Trustee)?
I am different and proud of who I am and my life experiences. A small sample, I have volunteer in the Pan Am Games in Winnipeg and I have worked with business teams to complete important projects. I believe in lifelong learning and listening to experts and being part of a team means we can be great than the sum of our parts. Being a councillor would be an honour and I would work every day to help our ward be successful. Having worked on projects, committees and festival taught me that things never go smoothly but with a talented team around you, you can overcome these obstacles to still be successful. There are answer to the challenges facing us if we are willing to listen and have the courage to help.
What are some issues that you would like to stand for in your role as (Mayor / Councillor / School Trustee), and why are these issues important to you?
From my roles in leadership and organizations there are areas that are working well and neglected areas. My goal is to address areas that need help and work to explain why something is not being address or how we can address it. Every city should have a mechanism for abandon lots and buildings. At one point the city had all sorts of rules for horses because that was the method of transportation. The time has come to adapt and build rules that address better road construction, better housing actions and community policing. The ward wants these things moved on; I want to work for the ward to make these things happen. Short term it is responding to the needs of people in the ward, long term it is tackling the systemic problems.
Do you have any other comments regarding your candidacy?
Our form of government though democracy combined with our cities the help us live in suburban areas in Canada. Each election and generation have needs and issues either met or unfilled by the structures we inherit. I am stepping up for our generation to take ownership for problems and the continue to build on successes. Communications is part of who I am, you can trust me to help share what is going on. It is not all doom and gloom in our ward, there are remarkable things going on and I would be proud to be there to support organizations. Whether you can vote or not, you would have me in your corner. I want to give a sincere thank you to my team and family. They have been a constant support so we can be successful.
Please visit my campaign website Campaign News – Vote Michael Thompson (michaelt4forts.com)
To see how I would address issues in the ward.
On October 26, 2022, please vote for me so I can begin working for you. Merci.
News that mentions Michael Thompson
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October 27, 2022
Winnipeg Free Press - ...Kildonan Jason Schreyer* 5,554 votes 5,554 votes Ryan Kochie 3,376 Fort Rouge-East Fort Garry Sherri Rollins* 9,704 votes 9,704 votes Michael Thompson 3,075 Mynarski Ross Eadie* 3,779 votes 3,779 votes Natalie Smith 2,016 Aaron McDowell 1,798 Steve Snyder 950 Ed Radchenka 330 North Kildonan ...
October 27, 2022
Winnipeg Free Press - ...the Winnipeg School Division, served up an electoral lesson to gain her second term on council in Fort Rouge-East Fort Garry by defeating challenger Michael Thompson with about 75 per cent of the vote. It is almost Halloween, but it must have seemed like Groundhog Day to voters in North Kildonan — it’s the...
October 26, 2022
La Liberte - ...– 23.68% Elmwood-East Kildonan : | Jason Schreyer – 62.19% Ryan Kochie – 37.81% Fort Rouge-East Fort Garry : | Sherri Rollins – 75.94% Michael Thompson – 24.06% Mynarski : | Ross Eadie – 42.59% Ed Radchenka – 3.72% Steve Snyder – 10.71% Natalie Smith – 22.72% Aaron Mcdowell –...
October 26, 2022
CTV - ... Cindy Gilroy* (ELECTED) Sal Infantino Omar Kinnarath Elmwood-East Kildonan Jason Schreyer* (ELECTED) Ryan Kochie Fort Rouge-East Fort Garry Michael Thompson Sherri Rollins* (ELECTED) Mynarski Ed Radchenka Ross Eadie* (ELECTED) Steve Snyder Natalie Smith Aaron McDowell North Kildonan Jeff...
October 25, 2022
Global News - ...following the resignation of long-time area councillor, Jenny Gerbasi. Rollins is facing off against one of those six again this time around, with Michael Thompson taking another run at the seat. Rollins’ 5,349 votes in 2018 narrowly edged out her closest competitor, Jeff Palmer, who garnered 4,783 votes in...
October 24, 2022
Winnipeg Free Press - ...advisor to the National Inquiry into Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls and chairperson for the Winnipeg School Division. Candidate: Michael Thompson • Michael Thompson is trying again to earn a council seat, after unsuccessfully running against Rollins in 2018. Thompson studied computer...
October 11, 2022
Winnipeg Free Press - ...Lukes and Pascal Scott); West Kildonan (incumbent Jeff Browaty and Andrew Podolecki); and Fort Rouge-East Fort Garry (incumbent Sherri Rollins and Michael Thompson). That’s a total of seven candidates running to represent five wards that together represent one-third of the entire city council. Sad is not a...
September 22, 2022
Winnipeg Free Press - ...“It’s of critical importance to me, and there’s still structural work that needs to be done.” Rollins’ website is www.sherrirollins.net Michael Thompson Osborne Village resident Michael Thompson studied computer science at the University of Manitoba before working at Western Canada Lottery...
September 21, 2022
CTV - ... Omar Kinnarath; Elmwood-East Kildonan Ryan Kochie; Jason Schreyer (incumbent); Fort Rouge-East Fort Garry Sherri Rollins (incumbent); Michael Thompson; Mynarski Ross Eadie (incumbent); Aaron McDowell; Ed Radchenka; Natalie Smith; Steve Snyder; North Kildonan Jeff Browaty (incumbent); ...
September 20, 2022
Global News - ...as seen in this file photo. Global News / File Sherri Rollins (Fort Rouge — East Fort Garry) was running unopposed until the entry of candidate Michael Thompson into the race Tuesday afternoon. That ward is one of a number of two-candidate races, including Daniel McIntyre (Cindy Gilroy and Omar Kinnarath),...