Election 2018 - Important Dates

Tuesday, May 1, 2018 - July 27, 2018 - Nomination Period

This is the period where prospective candidates can file nomination papers to run for office. Until a candidate files nomination papers, no campaigning can take place. Each candidate is required to submit 25 supporting signatures from eligible voters with their nomination paper.

Voters’ List - VoterLookup.ca

MPAC is providing an online tool called Voter Lookup that allows voters to confirm that they are on the voters’ list and that their information is accurate. It will also allow voters to correct or add their names to the list. For more information, please visit VoterLookup.ca.

Election Day: Monday, October 22, 2018

Voters will be able to cast a ballot via the Internet or telephone during the election period begins until October 22 at 8:00 p.m., EST. Results will be posted on our website and social media accounts, as soon as they are available.

Upcoming Candidate / Third Party Advertiser Information Sessions

Catholic School Trustee Candidates' Information Session
Are you a registered nominee or thinking about running for Catholic School Trustee?  You are invited to attend a Catholic School Trustee Candidate's Information Session scheduled for May 28, 2018 at 5:30 p.m., Board Room, Catholic Education Centre, 46 Alliance, Blvd, Barrie.  For further information or to RSVP contact Belinda Marcellus, Simcoe Muskoka Catholic District School Board bmarcellus@smcdsb.on.ca  705-722-3559 x 388 by May 25th, 2018. 



The Municipal Elections Act (MEA) is the legislation which governs the operation and administration of the municipal elections. The MEA has been updated with a number of changes, including key dates.

In the 2018 Municipal Election, Collingwood voters along with its neighbouring municipalities will cast their ballot using the Internet or Telephone. These methods provide flexibility, which allows for a longer voting period than traditional voting. The voting period will be from October 12, 2018 at 10:00 a.m. to October 22, 2018 at 8:00 p.m.




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