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MUNICIPAL ELECTION CANDIDATE NOMINATION INFORMATION

NOMINATION PERIOD – MAY 1, 2018 – JULY 27, 2018

For anyone interested in running for a position on Melancthon Township Council in the municipal election on Monday, October 22, 2018.

Candidates may file a nomination form in the Clerk’s Office during regular business hours beginning Tuesday, May 1, 2018 and ending at 2:00 p.m. on Friday, July 27, 2018.

The prescribed fee, which may be refundable, must accompany the nomination form.  The fee for Head of Council is $200.00 and $100.00 for all other candidates, payable by cash, certified cheque or money order.  Candidates must not campaign, spend or raise funds for their election campaign until their nomination form has been filed and certified by the Clerk.

The nomination form must be accompanied by declarations of endorsement by 25 qualified electors (this requirement may change).

The Province of Ontario will release nomination form, endorsement form and a Candidate Information Guide in April 2018.

For further information, please contact:

Denise B. Holmes, CAO/Clerk – 519-925-5525, Ext. 101

ARE YOU ON THE VOTER’S LIST??

The Township needs 2,500 Electors to get its County Council Seat back for the next term so please contact the Office to make sure you are on the list!

2018 Election

The Council of the Township of Melancthon approved the use of Alternative Voting Methods (telephone and internet voting) for the 2018 Municipal Election. Electors will have the option of voting by touch tone telephone or through online voting on the internet. Candidates may file a nomination form in the Clerk’s Office during regular business hours beginning Tuesday, May 1, 2018 and ending at 2:00 p.m. on Friday, July 27, 2018. Election Day is Monday, October 22, 2018.