The next Election Day for all municipalities in the Province of Ontario is Monday, October 22, 2018. The Municipality of Huron Shores is governed by a 9-member Council (Mayor + 8 Councillors, 2 representatives per Ward). An Advanced Poll will be held Saturday, October 13, 2018, from 10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m., the location (s) yet to be determined. Please click here to view a map of the wards.
Nomination forms may be filed by candidates anytime, Monday to Friday, between 8:30 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. at the Municipal Office. On Nomination Day, Friday, July 27, 2018, nominations may only be filed from 9;00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. A nomination form must be filed with the Clerk/Administrator before spending or raising any money for campaign activities. The filing fee for Councillor is $100.00, the fee for the office of Head of Council is $200.00. In addition, the following two (2) forms must be submitted with the Nomination papers:
- Form EL18(A) – Declaration of Qualifications 2018 – Municipal Council
- Form El52 – Consent to Release Personal Information
As of July 9, 2018, the following is an unofficial list of candidates who have submitted a nomination paper to run for office in the upcoming 2018 Municipal Election. The list of candidates seeking election will become official on Monday, July 30, 2018.
|NAME OF CANDIDATE||OFFICE||QUALIFYING ADDRESS|
|MACKINNON Blair||Councillor, Ward 1||SW¼ Section 12, Lefroy Twp.|
|JONES-SCISSONS Nancy||Councillor, Ward 2||1081A, Basswood Lake Road|
|KIRBY Debbie||Councillor, Ward 2||1505 Dayton Road|
|BILODEAU Georges||Councillor, Ward 4||448 Lakeview Road|
Detailed guidance for potential candidates is available in the 2018 Candidates Guide. Additional information, if required, is also available from Deborah Tonelli, Clerk/Administrator, Municipality of Huron Shores. Telephone: 705-843-2033 or E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
The Association of Municipalities of Ontario (AMO) is offering an on-line course for potential candidates entitled “So You Want to Run for Council?” at a cost of $66.37. Please visit the AMO website at www.amo.on.ca, for more information.
Voter information is available from the Ministry of Municipal Affairs and Housing in its 2018 Voters Guide. Voterlookup.ca: In addition, the Municipal Property Assessment Corporation (MPAC) has launched voterlookup.ca, a website which allows eligible electors to confirm or update their information for the municipal and school board elections.