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 2022 Municipal Election 

The 2022 Municipal Election will be held on Monday, October 24, 2022. 

 

General Election Information 

 

External Resources

 

Candidate Information 

Information for Candidates 

Nominations can be filed in-person or through an agent. Faxed or electronic submissions are not acceptable. Nominations will be received by the Township Clerk from May 2, 2022 until 2:00 pm on August 19, 2022, at:

Office of the Township Clerk 

Township of North Glengarry 

90 Main Street 

Alexandria, Ontario 

 

*Appointments preferred. Please contact Lise Lavigne at 613-525-1323 deputyclerk@northglengarry.ca

 

Every person is qualified to be elected or hold office for the Mayor, Council and School Board Trustee, if on the day the nomination paper is filed, the person is:

  • At least 18 years of age;
  • A Canadian Citizen;
  • A resident of the Township of North Glengarry, or an owner or tenant of land in the Township of North Glengarry, or the spouse of an owner or tenant;
  • Not legally prohibited from voting;
  • Not disqualified by an legislation from holding municipal office;
  • Entitled to be an elector within the Township of North Glengarry.

A nomination paper must be signed by 25 eligible voters supporting the nomination. The individuals providing signatures must sign a declaration stating they are eligible to vote in the municipality on the day they sign the endorsement. This endorsement becomes a public record. 

Each Candidate must provide proof of Canadian citizenship in a form acceptable to the Township Clerk. It is the responsibility of the candidate to file a bona fide nomination paper. 

Employees of the Township of North Glengarry or its local boards who wish to run for office must take an unpaid leave of absence as of the day the employee is nominated and ending on voting day, before submitting the nomination paper. Employees must provide a copy of the documentation showing this leave of absence and effective date are complete, and must resign their position if elected. 

The following are disqualified from being elected or holding office on a municipal Council:

  • 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 Township Clerk will not certify the nomination;
  • A candidate who failed to file the necessary financial statement in the last municipal election or by-election.;
  • An inmate serving a sentence under the Municipal Elections Act and Municipal Act.

A full list of disqualifications is available under the Municipal Elections Act and Municipal Act. 

 

Filing Fees

  • Filing fee for nomination to the position of Mayor is $200.00
  • Filing fee for nomination to the position of Deputy Mayor is $100.00
  • Filing fee for nominations to Ward Councillor or School Board Trustee is $100.00

Payment must be by cash, certified cheque, or debit. 

 

Withdrawal of Nomination 

If a candidate decides they no longer wish to run for Office, the following must occur:

  • File a written Withdrawal of Nomination Form, in-person, with the Township Clerk;
  • Provide identification;
  • File a financial statement by the deadline date. 

Last day to withdrawal: Friday, August 19, 2022 between 9:00 am and 2:00 pm.

 

Reasons to Reject a Nomination by the Clerk 

Prior to 4:00 pm on August 22, 2022 (Monday following Nomination Day) the Township Clerk must examine each nomination filed. If satisfied and the nomination complies with the Municipal Election Act, 1996, the person is qualified to be nominated and the Township Clerk shall certify the nomination. If not satisfied, the Township Clerk shall reject the nomination and give notice to the person who sough to be nominated and all other candidates for that office. The Township Clerk's decision to reject a nomination is final. 

The Township Clerk may consider the following criteria in the decision to reject or certify nominations:

  • The candidate has refused or declined to provide proof of qualifications or identification suitable to the Township Clerk;
  • The candidate does not meet the eligibility requirements set out under Section 29(1) of the Municipal Elections Act, 1996;
  • The nomination form is not complete in its entirety or the filing fee has not been paid;
  • The necessary financial statement was not filed for the previous regular election for any new election in which the individual may have been a candidate. 

 

Candidate Information Night 

On Thursday, May 12, 2022 at 6:00 pm a Candidate Information Night will be held at the South Stormont Community Hall located at 2 Milles Roches Road, Long Sault. 

 

Important Forms for Candidates

Form 1 - Nomination Paper

Form 2 - Endorsement of Nomination 

Form 4 - Financial Statement Auditors Report - Candidate 

Form 5 - Financial Statement - Subsequent Expense 

Form 6 - Notice of Extension of Campaign Period 

Form 7 - Notice of Registration - Third Party 

Form 8 - Financial Statement Auditors Report - Third Party 

Declaration of Qualifications - Council Member 

Consent to Release Personal Information 

Certificate of Estimated Maximum Campaign Expenses

Declaration of Qualifications - School Board Candidate - Coming Soon!

 

Voter Information 

 

Voter List 

The Township of North Glengarry is encouraging all voters to check to see if they are on the Voters List for the 2022 Municipal and School Board Elections by visiting https://www.voterlookup.ca/home.aspx

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 of other eligible voters to your property address. 

To confirm your information is accurately recorded for the upcoming municipal elections, log on to voterlookup.ca using your property address or assessment roll number and 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 contact the Municipal Property Assessment Corporation (MPAC) at 1-866-296-6722.

 

Advance Voting Dates and Polling Stations 

Coming Soon!

 

 

 

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