2018 Municipal Election


The next regular Municipal Election will be held on
Monday, October 22, 2018.

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

Candidate Information

Candidates may file a nomination form in the Clerk’s Office during regular business hours beginning Tuesday May 1, 2018 and ending at 2:00 p.m. on Friday, July 27, 2018.

The prescribed fee, which may be refundable, must accompany the nomination form. The fee for Head of Council is $200, and $100 for all other candidates, payable by cash, certified cheque or money order. Candidates must not campaign, spend, or raise funds for their election campaign until their nomination form has been filed and certified by the Clerk.

The nomination form must be accompanied by declarations of endorsement by 25 qualified electors (this requirement may change).

The Province of Ontario will release nomination forms, endorsement forms and a Candidate Information Guide in April 2018.

Nomination papers for Upper Grand District School Board Trustee are to be filed with the Town of Mono.

For further information, please contact

Fred Simpson
Deputy Clerk
Town of Mono
519.941.3599, 234

Voter Information

Voting Day is October 22, 2018 from 10 a.m. until 8 p.m.
Advance polls will be open from 10 a.m. on Friday, October 12, 2018 to 10 a.m. Monday October 22, 2018.

For voter convenience, Mono will be utilizing Internet & telephone voting during the 2018 municipal election. Each elector will be mailed a Voter Instruction Letter containing a Personal Identification Number (PIN) and instructions on how to vote by Internet or telephone. Each elector has the choice whether he or she votes by Internet or telephone.

A Voter Help Centre will be established at the Town of Mono Municipal Office to assist electors with the Internet & telephone voting process or other general election inquiries.

Voter Eligibility

To vote in the municipal election, you must be a qualified elector. That means, on Voting Day you must be:

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

The Municipal Elections Act prohibits the following individuals from voting:

  • any person who is not qualified;
  • a person who is serving a sentence or imprisonment in a penal or correctional institution;
  • a corporation;
  • a person acting as executor or trustee or in any other representative capacity;
  • a person who has been convicted of corrupt practices under the Municipal Elections Act if voting day in the current election is less than five years after voting day in the election in respect of which he or she was convicted; and
  • anyone who is prohibited by law from voting.

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