Updated: Apr 09 18
Created: Apr 09 18
Municipal council and school board elections will take place on Monday, October 22, 2018.
Are you on the list of voters for the upcoming municipal and school board elections?
Visit www.voterlookup.ca to confirm you’re on the list to vote.
If you have questions about the election process, please see the following guide for more detailed information: Voters’ Guide
Are you thinking about running for council or school board trustee this year?
See the documents below for further information:
You should also know,
Significant changes were made to the Municipal Elections Act, 1996 after the 2014 municipal elections:
- There are new rules regulating third party advertising. Please see the following guide for more information: Guide for Third Party Advertisers
- Municipalities now have the option to used ranked ballots to elect their councils. However, the Township of BLR will not be using this option in 2018.
- Nominations to run for municipal council or school trustee may be filed with the municipal clerk beginning May 1, 2018, and may be filed until 2 p.m. on July 27, 2018.
- Candidates running for council in municipalities with more than 4000 electors must submit 25 endorsement signatures when they file their nomination. NOTE - Candidates in BLR Township will not be required to submit 25 endorsement signatures as we have less than 4000 electors.