Municipal Elections for Mayor and Councillors will be held October 22, 2018.
Do you have a future in politics? Nomination period begins May 1, 2018.
Who can be a candidate?
- Candidate must be a resident of the municipality or a non-resident owner or tenant of land in the municipality or the spouse of such non-resident owner or tenant;
- a Canadian citizen and at least 18 years old;
- not legally prohibited from voting; and not disqualified by any legislation from holding municipal office.
- Your nomination form must be submitted with a fee of $100 ($200 for mayor).
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.