2018 Municipal Elections

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 KEY  DATES

NOMINATIONS OPEN

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 STATEMENT - 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 

  


CANDIDATE INFORMATION
( Mayor / Councillor / School Board Trustee ) 


To run for a position on council you must be eligible to vote in that municipality. On the day you file your nomination, you must be a Canadian citizen aged 18 or older, and qualify as a resident or non-resident elector.

You can run in any ward – you do not have to live in a particular ward in order to be its councillor.

To run for a trustee position on a school board you must be a resident within the jurisdiction of the board and you must be eligible to vote in a school board election. On the day you file your nomination, you must be a Canadian citizen aged 18 or older and you must meet any other qualifications to vote for the school board.

 For more information on these changes, refer to the Candidate's Guide

  


VOTER  INFORMATION 


Your name must be on the voters’ list in order for you to cast a ballot.

Verify on www.voterlookup.ca  to make sure that your name appears on the voters' list and to confirm your eligibility to vote in municipal elections.

On this site, you can add your name to the voters' list, if needed, update your personal information, change your school board support, if needed, and ad other eligible electors at your address.

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For more information on these changes, refer to the  Voters' Guide

  


 THIRD PARTY ADVERTISER  INFORMATION 


Third party advertising refers to advertisements or other materials that support, promote or oppose a candidate. Third party in this context is a person or entity who is not a candidate.

Third party advertising is separate from any candidate’s campaign, and must be done independently from a candidate. Any advertisements or materials that are made and distributed by a candidate, or under a candidate’s direction, are part of the candidate’s campaign.

For more information on these changes, refer to the Third Party Advertiser's Guide

  

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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