2018 Municipal Election


                                  First day to file a nomination- May 1, 2018
                                  Nomination day (last day to file)- July 27, 2018
                                  Third Party Advertisers registration opens- May 1, 2018
                                  Third Party Advertisers registration closes- October 19, 2018


The next Municipal Election will be held on Monday,  October 27,  2014.

Traditional Voting will take place on Monday October 27th at the Marmora Town Hall, 12 Bursthall Street
from 10:00 a.m. until 8:00 p.m. for anyone who has not received a Vote by Mail kit or would like to vote in person.

The Marmora and Lake Community Centre will be open to the public from 8:00 p.m. until the close of the election for those wishing to obtain the election results as they are being updated.

Certified Candidates 2014

Certified School Board Trustee Candidates
(Information as provided by Lead Returning Officer September 15, 2014)

The Clerk is appointed the Municipal Returning Officer under the Municipal Elections Act and is responsible for the administration and management of the Municipal Elections every four (4) years. Accordingly, the Clerk’s Department is involved in accepting nominations of candidates running for office, preparing voters’ lists, preparing ballots, selecting staff and certification and distribution of Election results.

The current term of office is December 1, 2010 to November 30, 2014.

Nominations for the registration of candidates will be accepted, beginning on Thursday January 2nd 2014.  Individuals may file for candidacy up until 2:00pm on Friday, September 12, 2014

Office To Be Elected

In this election you will be selecting the following representatives for the period December 1, 2014 to November 30, 2018.
Municipal Council     Reeve – One to be elected     Deputy Reeve – One to be elected     Councillor – Three to be elected

Are you recorded as an eligible elector on the Voters List?

voterlookup.ca allows electors to confirm whether they are on the Preliminary List of Electors, used to prepare the Voters’ List for election day.  Visit voterlookup.ca to confirm and update your elector details.  Have your say. Log on today.

For more information, please contact Tonia Bennett, Municipal Clerk 613-472-2629 ext.2221 or MPAC at 1 866 296-6722

Do you need to make changes to your voters list information?

Click here to access the Application to Amend Voters List form. You can use this form to add your name to the voters list or to update your information.

Not on the Voters List?

If you are not on the Voters’ List or the information about you is incorrect, you may go to the Municipal Offices at the address and times listed and fill out an application to be added to the list. Please note that the Clerk may require that you provide proof of identification or proof of qualification as an elector. Please call the Municipal Office to determin what documentation you may need.

Who May Vote?

Any person who on Voting Day meets all the following qualifications is eligible to vote.

  • A Canadian citizen
  • At least 18 years old
  • Residing in the local municipality or an owner or tenant of land there, or the spouse of such owner or tenant
  • Not otherwise prohibitied from voting

The following people are not entitled to vote.

  • A person serving a sentenece of imprisonment in a penal or correctional institution
  • A corporation
  • A person convitcted of corrupt practice for an election held within four years of voting day
  • A person acting as an executor or trustee on behalf of the person they are representing unless they have been appointed as a voting proxy

Number of Votes

A voter is entitled to vote once in a municipality and once for a school board even if the voter has more than one qualifying address within the municipality or school board. The place where they reside is where they vote. A voter may only have one permanent residence.

Vote by Mail

The alternative Voting Method “Vote by Mail” is being used for the 2014 Municipal Election. Voting kits will be mailed by Canada Post, to electors whose name appears on the voters list of electors during the week of September 29th, 2014. You will be issued one voting kit. Should you receive more than one kit, please note that it is against the law to vote more than once in a municipality (Municipal Election Act 97, s 51 (2)). To ensure that your completed ballot (the signed declaration form and the secrecy envelope containg the ballot, placed in the yellow return envelope) is received by the Municipality prior to the voting deadline, it must be deposited with Canada Post by October 18th 2014. The yellow return envelope may also be dropped off at the Marmora and Lake municipal Office until October 27, 2014.

Youtube Instructional Video- Vote by Mail

Other Election Information

Voters’ Guide for Ontario Municipal and School Board Elections – Click here

Municipal Elections – Information Guide for School Board Trustee Candidates – Click here

Information for Candidates – Click here

Candidates’ Guide for Ontario Municipal and School Board Elections – Click here

Municipal Elections Act – Click here

AMO Course: So you Want to Run for Council? Click here for course details.

For more information regarding the upcoming Municipal Election please contact:

Tonia Bennett, Clerk/Returning Officer 613-472-2629 t.bennett@marmoraandlake.ca