Township of

2018 Municipal Election

Government 2018 Municipal Election
The next Municipal Election will be held on Monday, October 22, 2018.
The next term of Council begins December 1, 2018 and concludes on November 14, 2022.
Changes in the Municipal Elections Act, 1996, will result in a shortened election campaign period starting in 2018. The nomination period for the regular election will be open from May 1 to July 27, 2018.

Key Dates

Nominations accepted: May 1, 2018
Nomination deadline: July 27, 2018 at 2 p.m.
Voting day: October 22, 2018
New Term start date: December 1, 2018



Notice of Nomination for Office – 2018


Nominations will be accepted from Tuesday, May 1, 2018 during regular office hours  until Friday, July 27, 2018 from 9:00 a.m. until 2:00 p.m. for the following offices:

Township of Manitouwadge

  • One (1) Mayor
  • Four (4) Councillors
 Boards of Education
  • One (1) Trustee – Conseil Scolaire de Catholique Ded Aurores Boreales (Accepting nominations for Marathon, ON)
  • One (1) Trustee – Conseil Scolaire du Grand Nord de L’Ontario
  • One (1) Trustee – Superior-Greenstone District School Board
  • One (1) Trustee – Superior North Catholic District School Board
 The Town Clerk is appointed the Municipal Returning Officer by statute and is responsible for the administration and management of municipal elections. For that reason, the Clerk is responsible for accepting nominations of candidates running for office, preparing voters’ lists, preparing ballots, determing voting period and certification and distribution of election results.
For further information, please call the municipal office during regular office hours.
Margaret Hartling
CAO/Clerk-Treasurer/ Returning Officer
P: (807) 826-3227 ext: 236

Information for Candidates

If you are thinking about running for Council or a local School Board, here is what you need to know.


Becoming a Candidate

2018 Candidates’ Guide for Ontario Municipal Council and School Board Elections
Candidate’s Guide to Accessible Elections
Use of Corporate Resources for Election Purposes Policy
Candidate and Third Party Advertisers Information Session


Candidate’s Package

The following forms must be completed by the candidate.

These forms plus the applicable fee (Mayor: $200, all other offices: $100) must be filed in person or by an agent during regular office hours (10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.) at the municipal office at 1 Mississauga Drive, between May 1, 2018 and July 26, 2018 and between 9:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. on July 27, 2018.

Information for Voters

2018 Voters’ Guide for Ontario Municipal Council and School Board Elections
Am I on the Preliminary List of Municipal and School Board Electors?
Starting March 12, 2018, Ontarian’s can confirm their voter eligibility, or add/update their information and add other names of eligible electors in their household, through makes it easier and more efficient when electors head to the polls. It is the responsibility of every elector to make sure they are eligible to vote.
MPAC (Municipal Property Assessment Corporation) is legislatively responsible for collecting occupant information (name, date of birth, citizenship and school support) for municipal, District of Social Services Administration Boards and school board elections, and keeping up-to-date population figures for every municipality in Ontario.
They use this information to create a Preliminary List of Electors, used by municipalities to produce the final Voters’ List for municipal elections.
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Information for Third Party Advertisers

2018 Guide for Third Party Advertisers Ontario Municipal Council and School Board Elections