A Voter Help Centre will be located at the Town Hall (203 Main St. E. Shelburne) and will be available Monday to Friday 8:30 am to 4:30 pm during the entire election. Drop in or Call: 519-925-2600 x223.
A Voter Information Letter will be mailed to residents directly in the month of October, providing them with a Personal Identification Number (PIN) which will allow them to vote 24 hours a day during the voting period from any touch-tone telephone, cell phone, computer or other device connected to the internet.
For a video demonstration of internet voting please click here.
Phone - 416-420-9415
Email - firstname.lastname@example.org
Website - http://sromanschooltrustee.ca/Facebook - https://www.facebook.com/sroman4schooltrustee/
For further information and clarification regarding the 2018 Municipal Election please refer to the Ministry of Municipal Affairs website at www.ontario.ca/municipalelections
The 2018 Candidates Guide and Information Package can be accessed by clicking here.
Information for Candidates
Qualification for Municipal Office
A candidate for municipal office must, upon nomination, be a qualified municipal elector and fulfill all of the following requirements:
Be a resident of the municipality, a non-resident owner or tenant of land in the municipality or the spouse of such non-resident owner or tenant;
NOTE: A candidate, if nominated, must remain qualified throughout the election and, if elected, throughout the term of office.
The following persons are disqualified from being elected to municipal office:
- takes an unpaid leave of absence before being nominated, and
- resigns, if elected to the office;
May 1, 2018 to July 27, 2018 - Nomination Period - Nominations may be filed by candidates with Clerk at any time, Monday to Friday from 8:30 am to 4:30 pm excluding statutory holidays. On nomination day, Friday July 27, 2018, nominations may only be filed with the Clerk between the hours of 9:00 am and 2:00 pm.
May 1, 2018 to December 31, 2018 - Campaign Period - The campaign period begins May 1, 2018 or when a candidate files his or her nomination paper, whichever is later, and ends on December 31, 2018 unless the candidate withdraws their nomination or the Clerk rejects their nomination.
July 27, 2018 - Nomination Day - Last day for filing nominations from 9:00 am to 2:00 pm.
October 22, 2018 - Election Day - Voting is held between the hours of 10:00 am and 8:00 pm.
October 23, 2018 - Declaration of Results - The Clerk will publicly declare to be elected the candidate having the highest numbers of votes for the office.
October 25, 2018 - Removal of Election Signs - Election signs must be removed within 3 days of Election Day.
December 3, 2018 - Term of Office Commences - The elected members must take the Oath of Office prior to taking their seat.
December 31, 2018 - Campaign Period Ends for candidates and registered third parties.
March 27, 2019 - Deadline for Filing Financial Statements - This is the final date which all nominated candidates must file their financial statements.
To view the Ministry of Municipal Affairs and Housing website for municipal election information please click here.