2018 Elections

2018 ELECTIONS

The upcoming Municipal Election to elect a Mayor, Councillors and School Board Trustees will be held on Monday, October 22, 2018.   Nominations open on Tuesday, May 1, 2018 and close on Friday, July 27, 2018 at 2:00 PM.

 KEY  DATES

NOMINATION AND CAMPAIGN PERIOD BEGINS

NEW …    Mayor and Councillor candidates must provide, along with their nomination paper, at least 25 declarations of endorsement from eligible electors

- Form available in April 2018

May 1st, 2018

NOMINATION DAY 

last day to be nominated or for withdrawal

July 27th, 2018  (at 2:00 PM)

VOTING DAY

OCTOBER 22nd, 2018

COUNCIL TERM BEGINS

December 1st, 2018

CAMPAIGN PERIOD ENDS

December 31st, 2018

FINANCIAL FILING DEADLINE

March 29th, 2019

 

CHANGES TO THE MUNICIPAL ELECTIONS ACT

Municipal elections in all Ontario municipalities are governed by the Municipal Elections Act, 1996 (the “MEA”).  On June 9, 2016, the Municipal Elections Modernization Act, 2016, or Bill 181, received Royal Assent, making a number of changes to the MEA.

For more information on these changes, visit the Municipal Elections Act Review  (link below)

( http://www.mah.gov.on.ca/Page11112.aspx  )

 

 

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