Municipal Election 2018

The 2018 Municipal and School Board Election is being held on October 22, 2018 from 10 am to 8 pm. For Polling Locations and Advance Poll dates, please click on the Voter Information tile below. There were a significant number of important changes to the Municipal Elections Act which were enacted for the 2018 Municipal Election. Please click here for highlights of the changes.

Nomination period for candidates opened on May 1, 2018 and will close at 2:00 pm on July 27, 2018. All Candidates will be required to complete Form 1 (Nomination Paper). Candidates for Mayor, Ward Councillor and Regional Councillor will be required to obtain at least 25 endorsement signatures which must be done using Form 2 (Endorsement of Nomination). These forms can be acquired by clicking here. For all other information pertaining to candidates, please click on the Candidate tile below. If you are interested in running for Regional Chair, please click on the Regional Chair tile below.

The registration period for Third Party Advertisers also opened on May 1, 2018 and closes on October 19, 2018. If you plan to advertise for a candidate and/or a “yes” or “no” referendum question, you will need to register as a Third Party Advertiser. As this is new legislation (April 1, 2018), please click the Third Party Advertiser tile below for more information.

Please be advised that there has been significant ward boundary changes which take effect for the 2018 Municipal Election, please click on the Ward Boundary tile below to access a map of the entire Township as well as individual maps for each ward to determine which ward you will be voting in for the upcoming Municipal Election.

If you have any questions or require clarification regarding the 2018 Municipal and School Board Election, please contact the Clerk’s Department at 905-957-3346 or by emailing jscime@westlincoln.ca.

2018 Municipal Election – Key Dates
Unofficial List of Candidates Election 2018