Municipal Elections

Bill 181 Introduced -  Municipal Elections Modernization Act

The Province has announced amendments to the Municipal Elections Act. The Bill has passed second reading and was referred to the Standing Committee on Finance and Economic Affairs. To find out details to the proposed amendements, please visit the links provided below.

News Release - Ministry of Municipal Affairs and Housing April 4, 2016
AMCTO Release - Government Introduces MEA Modernization Act

Bill 181 - Municipal Elections Modernization Act

Municipal Elections Modernization Act Passes Second Reading (posted May 2, 2016)


2014 Election Results

The most recent municipal election was held on Monday, October 27, 2014. The next municipal election will be held in 2018. For official results from the 2014 and 2010 municipal elections, please see the document links provided below.


Financial Statements

All candidates for the 2014 Municipal Election are required to file a Form 4 – Financial Statement – Auditor’s Report in accordance with the Municipal Elections Act, 1996. Filing deadlines for the statements are as follows:
  • Primary filing reflecting finances to December 31, 2014 to be filed on or before Friday March 27, 2015 at 2:00 p.m.
The Town of Collingwood is required to make all Candidate's Financial Statements available at no charge for viewing by the public on a website or in another electronic format in accordance with section 88(9.1) of the Municipal Elections Act, 1996. Click on the name of the candidate provided below to view his / her Financial Statement for the 2014 Municipal Election.
NAME OF CANDIDATE for 2014 Municipal Election                   
Candidates - Mayor
Candidates - Deputy Mayor
Candidates – Councillor
HULL, Keith (withdrew August 20, 2014)
Candidates – Simcoe County District School Board – Collingwood Clearview (English Public School Board)

If you believe a Candidate has contravened a provision of the Municipal Elections Act relating to his or her election campaign finances, to find out more about the Compliance Audit Committee and its responsibilities, and to complete the required application form should you wish to file a complaint, visit About the Compliance Audit Committee webpage. 

For any other questions on Collingwood’s municipal elections, please contact the Clerk’s Department at 705-445-1030 or

2014 Certified Election Results (PDF)70.96 KB
2010 Certified Election Results (PDF)87.88 KB