John-Paul Danko, JP Danko, Ward 7, Hamilton, Central Mountain, 2016, Byelection, by-election, Damin Starr, Tim Gordon, Geraldine McMullen, Hans Zuriel, Robert Bolton, Philip Bradshaw, Doug Farraway, Gregory Lenko, Anthony Nicholl, Howard Rabb, Uzma Qureshi, Chris Charlton, Monique Taylor, Scott Duvall, NDP, Liberal, Conservative

Press Release – Ward 7 Central Mountain City Council Candidate John-Paul Danko Files Nomination Papers

Dear Ward 7 Neighbours:

Its official – my nomination papers for the Ward 7 Central Mountain seat on Hamilton City Council were filed this morning at City Hall.

I was joined with Doug Farraway and Howard Rabb to be first in line to officially declare for Ward 7 in 2016.

We have issued the following press release to all media outlets:


Engineer John-Paul Danko. P. Eng. Announces Candidacy for Central Mountain Council Seat

Hamilton, Ontario – December 10th, 2015 – 38 year old Central Mountain resident and Professional Engineer John-Paul Danko promises to bring his career experience building bridges (literally) to City Council if elected in the Ward 7 byelection (scheduled for March 21st).  Mr. Danko filed his nomination paperwork this morning (December 10th, 2015) at City Hall.

“I don’t see a seat on council as a career move or a political stepping stone. I am a Professional Engineer and a small business owner – not a politician. I solve complicated problems for a living and I would be honored to bring that same approach to City Council.”

“I am running for council because I believe that we need a Councillor with real world experience in industry and business – someone non-partisan with deep roots in Ward 7.  If elected, I would be the only engineer on Council as we tackle a $3.3B infrastructure deficit, $1.2B in LRT construction and over $1B in annual development permits.” 

“I was born at Henderson Hospital. I grew up on the Mountain. I went to school on the Mountain. I graduated from McMaster University and now I am raising my family on the Central Mountain. I am your neighbour in Ward 7.”


John-Paul Danko, P. Eng.


Twitter: @JPDankoWard7
Facebook: JPDankoCentralMountain
11 Buchanan Street,

Hamilton, ON
Ph: 905 8185711

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John-Paul Danko

John-Paul Danko – Hamilton City Council Candidate

Ward 7 Hamilton Central Mountain

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Nice!! Congrats man! You'll do great!

Jason Hamilton Resident June 14, 2018

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We need city councilors who aren't just there to get elected over and over. I think you'll do great - good luck.

Simon Ward 8 Resident June 14, 2018

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I wish John-Paul Danko had been the Councillor for Ward 8 during the ARC, he has already proven he wouldn't have been afraid to get involved with the process, get his hands dirty and work with the community!

Stefanie Store Manager, Resident-Ward 8, Hamilton Central Mountain December 9, 2015

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Finally a candidate I can get excited about voting for! John-Paul has integrity, vision and a very personal stake in the future of Ward 8.

Dee College Teacher, Resident-Ward 8, Hamilton Central Mountain December 9, 2015

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I was so happy to hear your running again! Good luck!

Karl Hamilton Resident June 14, 2018

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