Election 2018


2018 MUNICIPAL & SCHOOL BOARD ELECTION

VOTE BY TELEPHONE AND INTERNET

VOTING DAY IS OCTOBER 22, 2018


OCTOBER 15th at 9 am to OCTOBER 22nd at 8 pm

Eligible electors may also attend the Voter Help Centre to vote.  The Voter Help Centre will be open during the voting period on the following dates and times: 
- October 15, 2018 to October 19, 2018 between the hours of 9:00 a.m.
  and 4:00 p.m.
- October 20, 2018 between the hours of 9:00 a.m. and 1:00 p.m.
- October 22, 2018 between the hours of 9:00 a.m. and 8:00 p.m.

The following three (3) guides are available from the Ministry of Municipal Affairs:

The Candidate's Guide
The Registered Third Party Advertiser's Guide
The Voter's Guide


NOMINATIONS FOR CANDIDATES

Nominations for the following offices can be filed from May 1, 2018 to Nomination Day, being July 27, 2018 at 2:00 p.m..

  • Mayor - 1 to be elected
  • Deputy Mayor - 1 to be elected
  • Councillor - 3 to be elected
  • Trustee, Thames Valley District School Board - 2 to be elected
  • Trustee, London District Catholic School Board - 1 to be elected
  • Trustee, Conseil Scolaire Viamonde - 1 to be elected
  • Trustee, Conseil Scolaire Catholique Providence - 1 to be elected

The term of office is a four-year period commencing on December 1, 2018 and ending on November 14, 2022.

For more information regarding the School Board Elections, click here.

List of Candidates who have filed their nomination.

Nomination Form


Filing Fees

Candidates must pay a filing fee when they submit their Nomination Papers.  The fees are as follows:

Head of Council:   $200.00

All other Offices:   $100.00

Nomination filing fees are refundable if the nomination is withdrawn.  Candidates are also entitled to a refund of the filing fee if they submit their campaign financial statement by the deadline.

Withdrawal of Nomination

A candidate who wishes to withdraw his or her nomination must notify the Clerk in writing before 2:00 p.m. on July 27, 2018.


ARE YOU ELIGIBLE TO VOTE?

To be eligible to vote in the Municipal Election, a person must be:

- a Canadian Citizen;
- at least 18 years of age on Voting Day;
- a resident in the Municipality, or the owner or tenant of property in the Municipality, or
  the spouse of such owner or tenant; and
- not prohibited by law from voting.

The Municipal Elections Act has been changed to remove the requirement for voters to show identification with their signature.

Acceptable documents for Voter Identification

PROHIBITED FROM VOTING (section 17(3) of the Municipal Elections Act):

- a person who is serving a sentence of imprisonment in a penal or correctional institution;
- a corporation;
- a person acting as executor or trustee or in any other representative capacity;
- a person who was convicted of the corrupt practice of bribery, if voting day in the current
  election is less   than five years after voting day in the election in respect of which he or
  she was convicted.

Visit voterlookup.ca to confirm you’re on the list to vote. Have your say. Log on today.  Click on the logo above to be directed to voterlookup.ca

Through voterlookup.ca, Township of Adelaide Metcalfe residents can find out whether they’re on the list to vote. Eligible electors can also update their information, add a name to an address, or change their school support.

voterlookup.ca is easy to use. To log in, all you need is your property address or assessment roll number and your full name and date of birth.


If you have any questions, please contact the undersigned:

Jennifer Turk, Clerk
Township of Adelaide Metcalfe
2340 Egremont Drive
Strathroy, ON  N7G 3H6
jturk@adelaidemetcalfe.on.ca This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it
Phone:  519-247-3687

RESOURCES

Municipal Elections Act, 1996

Ontario Regulation 303/13

Municipal Act, 2001

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