2018 Municipal Election

2018 Municipal Election

Nomination Period for 2018 Municipal Election Opens in May

There are new dates and rules for filing your candidate nominations due to changes to the Municipal Elections Act, 1996 for the 2018 municipal election.  For an overview of these changes visit the Ministry of Municipal Affairs website (http://www.mah.gov.on.ca/Page11112.aspx), and see the Municipal Election Act, 1996 (https://www.ontario.ca/laws/statute/96m32).  

The nomination period will commence on Tuesday, May 1, 2018 and closes on Nomination Day, Friday, July 27, 2018. Candidates can file a nomination paper at the Municipal Office during normal business hours until Nomination Day (Friday July 27, 2018) at 2:00 p.m.

More information related to the Municipal Election 2018 will be available closer to the opening of the Nomination period.


Are you on the list to vote for the upcoming municipal election?


If you are an Ontario resident over the age of 18 you can visit voterlookup.ca to confirm or update your information in a few easy steps. You can also change your school support for electoral purposes and add names to your property address.


Updating this information will help to ensure that municipal Voters’ Lists are accurate and up-to-date in preparation for municipal and school board elections occurring this October.


Find out ahead of time if you are eligible to vote. Visit www.voterlookup.ca or call 1-866-296-6722. Have your say. Log on today.


Candidates Election Information:

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Municipal Elections Act
Municipal Elections Act, 1996 S.O. 1996, c 32, Sched.