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2018 Municipal Election

Do you want to make a difference and play a role in shaping the future of North Glengarry? A position on the Township of North Glengarry Council is your chance to represent the public and to affect change in your community.Elections for municipal government are held every four years on the fourth Monday of October. The next municipal election will be held on Monday, October 22, 2018. The last municipal election was held on October 27, 2014. Those thinking they have a future career in municipal politics can file nomination papers from Tuesday, May 1, 2018 up until 2 pm on Friday, July 27, 2018. For more information, visit: www.amo.on.ca

List of 2018 Candidates

* Please note that this list will be updated on an ongoing basis. Candidates have until Friday, July 27, 2018 to file nomination papers.

            Name                          Position                       Ward              Date                Time

1.         Jeff Manley                 Councillor                   Kenyon          May 1, 2018      9:25 am

2.         Carma Williams          Deputy Mayor                                   May 1, 2018    10:58 am

3.         Brian Caddell             Councillor                   Lochiel            May 1, 2018      3:13 pm   

4.         Jamie MacDonald       Mayor                                                May 3, 2018      9:29 am   

5.          Marshall Wilson          English Public School Board Trustee

6.          Michel Depratto          Councillor                  Alexandria      May 8, 2018     11:00 am

7.          Johanne Wensink       Councillor                  Maxville          May 9, 2018       3:17 pm

8.          Jonathan DeSerres     Conseil scolaire de district catholique de l'Est ontarien

                                                                                                          May 10, 2018     10:12 am

9.          Kevin van den Oetelaar   Councillor at Large                      June 19, 2018    10:02 am

Candidate Information

The next Municipal Election to elect a Mayor, Deputy Mayor, Councillors, and School Board Trustees will be held on Monday, October 22, 2018.

Individuals may consider running for one of the following offices:

  • Mayor – one (1) to be elected at large
  • Deputy Mayor – one (1) to be elected at large
  • Councillors- four (4) to be elected one per ward in Lochiel, Kenyon, Alexandria & Maxville.
  • Councillor - one (1) to be elected at large
  • School Board Trustee – one elected per board.

A person is entitled to be a candidate in the 2018 Municipal Election if he or she is an eligible elector. A candidate must be eligible as of the day he or she is nominated, and must remain eligible throughout the election period and, if elected, throughout the term of office.

Municipal Education Course for potential candidates

This updated for 2018 course will provide an overview of what you should know before you decide to run for municipal office and sign your candidacy. The course contains quotes from Ontario Municipal Councillors; links to relevant sites, materials, and Acts; and participatory elements such as short knowledge quizzes, and a learning journal which can be printed at the end of the course. Participants can either read and work through the various pages or listen to an audio version. https://municipaleducation.skillbuilder.co/catalog/10/1

What candidates need to know about electoral signs

  • Electoral signs should measure no greater than 2.97 square meters (4 feet x8 feet).
  • Only candidates, registered third party advertisers, or their agents are permitted to put up electoral signs.
  • Election signs are NOT permitted within 100 meters of, or on, any voting location property, including the parking lot and road allowance in front of any voting location property. This includes mobile signage.
  • Election signs endorsing candidates are NOT allowed to be posted in Town Hall, nor are they allowed in any other municipal jurisdiction or building, including, but not limited to parks, trails, or municipal buildings.
  • Candidates are responsible for ensuring that all of their municipal signage is removed within five days following the 2018 Municipal Election (By October 27, 2018). If not removed within five days, the Clerk may direct the signs to be removed and the deposit retained by the municipality.
  • When placing your signs, you must ensure that the signage does not interfere with vehicular traffic in any way, including blocking visibility for either drivers or pedestrians.
  • No Municipal Election signs shall be posted on private property without the express consent of the property owner.
  • For more information on our signage bylaw, please refer to the Township of North Glengarry Signage By-Law 21-2018 relating to municipal election signs.

Who can be a Mayor, Deputy Mayor, or Councillor candidate?

A person is entitled to be a candidate for Mayor, Deputy Mayor, or Councillor if he or she,

  • is a resident of the Township of North Glengarry, or an owner or tenant of land, or the spouse of such an owner or tenant;
  • is a Canadian citizen;
  • is at least 18 years old; and
  • is not legally prohibited from voting.

Who cannot be a Mayor, Deputy Mayor, or Councillor candidate?

The following people are disqualified from being elected as a member of Council, or from holding office as a member of Council:

  • an employee of the Municipality unless he or she takes an unpaid leave of absence beginning the day they are nominated and resign if elected to the office.
  • a judge of any court.
  • a member of the Provincial Legislature, the Federal House of Commons or Senate who has not resigned from their office by the close of nominations. Proof of resignation must be provided by the close of nominations or the Clerk will not certify the nomination.
  • a candidate who failed to file the necessary financial statement(s) in the last Municipal Election or By-election

Nomination Information

To run for the office of Mayor, Deputy Mayor, Councillor, or School Board Trustee, candidates must file a prescribed nomination paper. Candidates cannot raise or spend any money on their campaign until this nomination paper is filed.

Nomination papers must be filed by the candidate, in person, or by an agent acting on the candidate’s behalf, at the Township of North Glengarry office, during regular office hours. The nomination paper may not be faxed, mailed or emailed, as an original signature is required. If an agent of the candidate is filing the nomination paper, the form must be fully completed by the candidate prior to filing.

The candidate or the agent filing the nomination paper will be required to present proof of identity.Nomination papers will be available online and can be picked up at the North Glengarry Municipal Office beginning May 1, 2018, at 9 am. Candidates can begin filing their Nomination Papers on Tuesday, May 1, 2018, at 9 am. Nomination Papers can be submitted up until July 27, 2018, at 2 pm.

Things needed for filing:

  • A completed copy of the nomination paper
  • A declaration of qualification from each of the people endorsing the nomination (only applicable to candidates running for council)
  • A declaration of qualification signed by the candidate
  • Filing fee
  • Proof of identity

Note: nomination papers are public documents and are available for inspection in the Clerk’s Office.

Endorsement of Nominations for Mayor, Deputy Mayor, or Councillor

The nomination papers of a candidate running for the office of Mayor, Deputy Mayor, or Councillor must be submitted with a declaration of qualification from each of the eligible electors endorsing their nomination.

At least 25 people must endorse a candidate’s nomination for the Office of Mayor, Deputy Mayor, or Councillor. Those endorsing a nomination must be eligible to vote as of the day he or she signs the prescribed declaration of qualifications form.

Filing Fees

Candidates must pay a filing fee when they submit their nomination papers. These fees must be paid at the time of filing – by cash, debit, or certified cheque.

  •  The filing fee for a candidate running for Mayor is $200.
  • The filing fee for a candidate running for Deputy Mayor, Councillor, or school board Trustee is $100.

Nomination filing fees are refundable if the candidate’s financial statement and auditor’s report are filed on or before March 29, 2019 at 2 pm.

Withdrawal of nomination

A candidate who wishes to withdraw his or her nomination must notify the Clerk in writing before 2 pm on July 27, 2018. The candidate must file his or her withdrawal or statement in person and may be required to provide identification.

The candidate will still be required to submit a financial statement (due no later than March 29, 2019, at 2 pm) covering all financial transactions up to the time of the withdrawal.

Voter Information

Who Can Vote

A person is entitled to be an elector at an election held in a local municipality if, on voting day, he or she:

  • a resident of the Township of North Glengarry, or an owner or tenant of land, or the spouse of such an owner or tenant;
  • a Canadian citizen;
  • at least 18 years old; and
  • not prohibited from voting by law.

Are you on the List to Vote in the Upcoming Municipal Election?

Vote

Residents of North Glengarry can find out whether they’re on the list to vote for the upcoming municipal and school board elections at voterlookup.ca.

voterlookup.ca is an online service used to collect and confirm information that will be used in the preparation of the final Voters’ Lists across Ontario. You can also change your school support for electoral purposes and add names to your property address.

To confirm your information is accurately recorded for the upcoming elections, log on to voterlookup.ca using your property address or assessment roll number, your full name and date of birth. Updating this information will help to ensure that municipal Voters’ Lists are accurate and up-to-date in preparation for municipal and school board elections occurring this October.

If you do not have access to the internet, please visit your local SDG County Library or the Township office. If you need support, please call 613-774-2105.

Voter Information Letter

Eligible electors will receive, by mail, a Voter Information Letter. This white windowed envelope will be mailed with: IMPORTANT INFORMATION: 2018 MUNICIPAL ELECTIONS printed on the front. This letter will contain your individual, confidential Voting PIN.

Individual PINs will be mailed to eligible voters in early October.

Voting instructions will be included in the voter letter mailed to each person on the Voters’ List. Included in this information are instructions on how to access the voting system.

How Can I Vote
Voting will commence on October 17, 2018 at 9:00am and will conclude on October 22, 2018 at 8:00pm. You will require your Voter Information Letter to vote.

Voters can cast their ballot using internet or telephone.

For information on our electronic voting options, please refer to our e-voting policies and procedures.

2018 School Board Elections

The 2018 School Board Elections will be held in conjunction with the municipal elections on Monday, October 22, 2018.

Trustees for the schools:

Upper Canada District School Board (English Public) - One (1) trustee to be elected to represent the geographical areas of North & South Glengarry and North & South Stormont. (Please file your candidate papers at the Township of South Stormont).

Catholic District School Board of Eastern Ontario (English Separate) - Two (2) trustees to be elected to represent the geographical areas of the City of Cornwall and North & South Glengarry. (Please file your candidate papers at the City of Cornwall).

Conseil scolairs de district catholique de l'Est ontarien (French Separate) - One (1) trustee to be elected to represent the geographical areas of South Dundas, North & South Glengarry and South Stormont. (Please file your candidate papers at the Township of North Glengarry).

Conseil des Ă©coles publiques de l'Est de l'Ontario (French Public) - One (1) trustee to be elected to represent the geographical areas of the City of Cornwall, North & South Dundas, North & South Glengarry and North & South Stormont. (Please file your candidate papers at the City of Cornwall). 

* For more information on the 2018 School Board Elections visit the Ontario Education Services Corporation at http://www.oesc-cseo.org/en-ca 

2014 Municipal Election

Official Results / RĂ©sultats officiels