2018 Municipal Elections

 

The Unofficial 2018 Municipal Election Results will be updated on the evening of Monday, October 22.

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Today, October 22, is the last day to vote.

Voters are still able to obtain a replacement ballot. Any changes to their address or school board will require valid identification. As per the Municipal Act, voters have until 8:00 pm on October 22 to cast their votes.

West Nipissing Municipal Office  225 Holditch St, Sturgeon Falls, Ontario

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Have questions about the elections? See our Frequently Asked Questions

For any other inquiries, please contact us at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Melanie Ducharme, Clerk at 705-753-2250 ext. 6926

Janice Dupuis, Deputy Clerk at 705-753-2250 ext. 6907

 

Voter Information


Application to Amend Voter's List 
(To make changes to your name, address, or school support)

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

To add your name to the voters' list (if need be), update your personal information, or change your school board support, please visit Town Hall at 101-225 Holditch Street Sturgeon Falls, Ontario. 

You have until October 22, 2018, to add your name or make modifications. Be sure to bring acceptable documents for voter identification. 

Useful Links

Frequently Asked Questions

Find Your Ward

Video: How to Vote by Mail

Voters' Guide

  

 Key Dates 

May 1, 2018  Nominations Open
July 27, 2018  Nomination Day (last day to be nominated or for withdrawl, closes at 2:00pm)
August 21, 2018  Preliminary List of Electors Release from MPAC 
September 26, 2018  Ballot Mail Out 
October 11, 2018  Last Day to return ballots by mail with assured delivery 

October 22, 2018

Voting Day  and last day for address/school board changes for ballot mail out. (changes can still be made at Town Hall until 8:00pm on October 22 and a ballot will be provided) 
December 1, 2018  Council Term Begins
December 31, 2018  Campaign Period Ends
March 29, 2019  Financial Statement Filing Deadline

 

2018 Election Candidates


Certified Candidates - 2018 Elections

Contact sheet for 2018 Municipal Council Candidates 

 Contact sheet for 2018 Candidates for School Board Trustees 

 

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.

Useful Links

Candidate's Guide

Election Campaign Finance Information

 

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

Municipal Elections Act and Relevant Bylaws


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 

Municipal Election By-Law 2018/27

Govern the Use of Corporate Resources for a Municipal Election  2018/34 

 

 

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