Statistics released by the City today show that it was seniors who got out to vote, while those under 30 largely stayed home.
About half of the total number of people who voted in the recent North Bay municipal election were over the age of 60, according to election results data.
Voter turnout for the 2022 municipal election was 38.27 per cent, with 15,964 of the eligible voters in North Bay casting ballots either online or in-person. Of those who voted, 8, 078 were over the age of 60, including 157 voters over the age of 90.
The oldest person to vote was 104 and there were 73 first-time voters aged 18 who cast ballots.
The data shows those aged 30 and under totalled 1,170 votes, representing a little more than seven per cent of the total turnout.
Voters between the ages of 30 and 60 totalled 6,716, representing about 42 per cent of the total turnout.