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2018 Municipal Elections

The next Election Day for all municipalities in the Province of Ontario will be Monday, October 22, 2018.

On this day, voters in Champlain Township will elect a Mayor, Council members (2 Councillors for each of the four Wards), and School Board Trustees for a four (4) year term.

Become a candidate – nominations will open May 1, 2018

The nomination packages will be available in April 2018 for the October 22, 2018 Municipal Election at Champlain Township, 948 Pleasant Corner Road East, Vankleek Hill and from the link below. Nominations will be accepted from Tuesday, May 1, 2018 until 2:00 p.m. on Friday, July 27, 2018.

To run for Office you must be:
  • a resident of the Township of Champlain, or an owner or tenant of land in the Township of Champlain, or the spouse of such an owner or tenant; and
  • a Canadian citizen; and
  • at least 18 years old; and
  • not prohibited by any law.
Candidates for School Board Trustee must reside within the Board area and be a supporter of that Board. An information guide for trustee candidates and communities has been developed by the Ontario Education Services Corporation (OESC) with support from the Ministry of Education and will be available here: [available in 2018]

For more information in regards to the Election Process, you may refer to the 2018 Election Policies and Procedures established by the Municipal Clerk here: [Champlain Township – Telephone/Internet Voting, Election Policies & Procedures – 2018 Municipal Elections]

The Association of Municipalities of Ontario (AMO) is providing an on-line course “So You Want to Run for Council?” that will provide an overview of what you need to know before you decide to run for municipal office and what you should know to begin your candidacy. More details: [link to flyer]

Nomination package:

The Municipal Elections Act, 1996: