2018 Municipal Election

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Voting Procedures for the 2018 Municpal Election  

 

The 2018 Municipal Election will be held on Monday, October 22, 2018 – Voting Day

Changes for the 2018 Municipal Election:

-       The first day that nominations can be filed for the 2018 Municipal Election will be May 1st, 2018.

-       Nomination day (the deadline to file a nomination) for the 2018 Municipal Election will move to the fourth Friday in July (July 27, 2018).

-       The deadline for a municipality to pass a by-law to place a question on the ballot has moved to March 1st in an election year.

The 2018 Municipal Election Voting procedures and forms related to alternative voting method will be made available on our Website at www.Markstay-Warren.ca throughout the Election process

For the 2018 Elections, The Municipality of Markstay-Warren is again using the Vote by Mail method for voting, additional information will be provided once available.

Those thinking they have a future career in municipal politics can file nomination papers from Tuesday, May 1, 2018 up until 2 p.m. on Friday,July 27, 2018.

Who can be a candidate? 

Generally, anyone who is eligible to vote may be a candidate for a position on a municipal council.  

When you think about candidates for federal or provincial elections, you usually think about the political party that each candidate represents. In municipal elections in Ontario, candidates are not elected to represent a political party.