2018 Municipal Election nominations opened May 01, 2018. They closed on July 27, 2018 at 2pm.
Candidate nomination papers were to be filed at the Township office (3560 County Rd 26, Prescott) Monday to Friday, 8:30 am – 4:30 pm beginning May 1, 2018 to July 26, 2018 and on Nomination Day July 27, 2018 until 2:00 p.m. Candidates had to sign the nomination form in front of the Clerk or designate and provide photo identification.
Candidates Guide Link: Candidates Guide 2018
Candidates Nomination Form Link: Nomination Form 1
Please note that the nomination of a person for an office had to be endorsed by at least 25 persons and be accompanied by a prescribed declaration by each of the persons endorsing the nomination.
Candidate Endorsement Link: Endorsement of Nomination Form 2
Nominations were open for Mayor (1), Deputy Mayor (1), Councillor (3), and School Board Trustee (1 for each board).
As of 2018, third party advertising is regulated for municipal council and school board elections. Third party advertisers must register with the municipal clerk where they will be advertising, and must file a financial statement.
Third party advertising is defined as a paid advertisement that supports, promotes or opposes a candidate. For further clarification of who is eligible to be a third party advertiser or what is considered third party advertising, please read the guide for third party advertisers or contact the clerk.
3rd Party Registration form Link: 3rd Party Registration Form
3rd Party Advertisers Guide Link: 3rd party Advertisers Guide 2018
2018 Municipal Elections Accessibility Plan
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