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Our Town Hall - Elections

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The Town of Prescott's next municipal election will be held on Monday, October 22, 2018. 

Nomination Papers will be available online and at Town Hall from Tuesday, May 1, 2018.

The deadline for candidates to submit their Nomination Papers is Friday, July 27, 2018 at 2 p.m.

 

Unofficial List of Candidates - Form TOP03

Unofficial List of School Board Candidates - Form TOP03B

 

Are you on the list to vote for the upcoming municipal election?

If you are an Ontario resident over the age of 18, you can visit voterlookup.ca to confirm or update your information in a few easy steps. You can also change your school support for electoral purposes and add names to your property address. Visit www.voterlookup.ca or call 1-866-296-6722.  Have your say. Log on today.

Telephone/Internet & Traditional Ballot Voting Election Policies and Procedures

The Municipal Elections Act, 1996, states that the Clerk shall establish procedures and forms for the use of any voting and vote-counting method authorized by by-law, and any alternate voting method authorized by by-law, and provide a copy of the procedures and forms to each candidate when his or her nomination is filed. To view the above noted procedures, please click the link below.

Telephone/Internet Voting Election Policies and Procedures for the 2018 Municipal Election

Traditional (Paper Ballot) Voting Election Policies and Procedures for the 2018 Municipal Election

2018 Municipal Election Accessibility Plan

The 2018 Municipal Election Accessibility Plan will address the specific accessibility requirements in relation to the 2018 Municipal Election in the Town of Prescott.  The Town of Prescott has made great efforts in promoting a barrier free community. In an effort to ensure that the 2018 Municipal Election is consistent with the core principles of the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act, 2005, this planning document was developed in advance of the election in order to identify measures to be taken and reported to Council following the election.  To view the 2018 Municipal Election Accessibility Plan, please click the link below.

2018 Municipal Election Accessibility Plan

Changes to the Municipal Elections Act

Municipal elections in all Ontario municipalities, including the Town of Prescott, are governed by the Municipal Elections Act, 1996, (the "MEA").  On June 9, 2016, the Municipal Elections Modernization Act, 2016, or Bill 181, received Royal Assent, making a number of changes to the MEA.

For more information on these changes, visit the Municipal Elections Act Review and the Municipal Elections Act, 1996.

 

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