Elections

Municipal Elections in Ontario are governed under the Ontario Municipal Elections Act, 1996 and are held every four (4) years. Voting Day for regular municipal elections is the fourth Monday in October. The most recent regular Municipal Election in Ontario was held on Monday, October 27, 2014.

Municipal Elections are administered by the Municipal Clerk under the authority of the Municipal Elections Act. Within the Municipality of Oliver Paipoonge, Municipal Elections are conducted to fill the office of Council (1 Mayor and 4 Councillors) and School Board Trustees.

2018 Municipal Election

Are you considering running for Council? The next Municipal Election will be held on Monday, October 22, 2018. The next term of Council begins December 1, 2018 and concludes in 2022.

To run for office, you must be an eligible elector in the Municipality of Oliver Paipoonge. This means that you must be:

  • A Canadian Citizen;
  • At least 18 years of age;
  • Reside in the Municipality of Oliver Paipoonge, or be the owner or tenant of land in the Municipality, or the spouse of such owner or tenant; and,
  • Not prohibited from voting under any law.

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