Seeds for anybody but Ford coalition planted

Smitherman calls for anti-Ford voters to rally


Mayoral candidate George Smitherman speaks to reporters from 1001 Queen Street West in Toronto, Monday, Sept. 20, 2010.Mayoral candidate George Smitherman speaks to reporters from 1001 Queen Street West in Toronto, Monday, Sept. 20, 2010.

Updated: Tue Sep. 21 2010 1:39:01 PM

ctvtoronto.ca

George Smitherman said on Monday he was the only person that could stop Rob Ford from becoming Toronto’s next mayor, after a poll was released suggesting the Etobicoke city councillor was lengths ahead of his competition for the mayor’s seat.

Smitherman, Ford’s closest competitor, said he was Toronto’s only chance to stop Ford from winning the Oct. 25 election.

He said he could not ask lagging candidates to drop out, but appealed to voters who wanted to make Toronto better to rally behind him.

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