Municipal Elections 2018

2018 Municipal Election

See Unofficial List of Candidates as of June 19, 2018 posted in the document files.

Monday, October 22, 2018



Municipal Elections Act, 1996 (s.32)


Nominations for the positions listed below must be made on the prescribed form (Form 1) and must include signatures of at least 25 persons (eligible electors within Dysart et al) endorsing the nomination on the prescribed form (Form 2) (School Board Trustees are excluded from the 25 signature requirement). Nomination forms are available from the Clerk’s Office or on the municipality’s website.  All Nomination forms must be filed, either in person or by your agent, with the Clerk/Returning Officer during normal office hours between May 1, 2018 to Thursday, July 26, 2018, and between 9:00 a.m. and 2:00 p.m. on Friday, July 27, 2018 (Nomination Day).

The required filing fee for the Head of Council is $200.00 and all other offices are $100.00, cash, debit, certified cheque or money order and must accompany the signed forms.

Nominations in the Municipality of Dysart et al for the offices of:

MAYOR – one to be elected at large

DEPUTY MAYOR – one to be elected at large

COUNCILLORS – five to be elected, one for each of the five Wards

TRUSTEE – English Language Public School Board – one to be elected representing the County of Haliburton with the Trillium Lakelands District School Board.  Nominations to be filed with the Clerk, Township of Minden Hills

TRUSTEE – French Language Public School Board – one to be elected representing Sector 1 – Counties of Haliburton, Northumberland, Peterborough, Cities of Peterborough, Kawartha Lakes, Quinte West and the Region of Durhom of Conseil scolaire Viamonde.  Nominations to be filed with the Clerk, City of Oshawa or Clerk/Returning Officer within Sector 1.

Please contact the Clerk’s Office to make an appointment to file Nomination Papers to allow time to review Candidate’s Package.

Municipal Elections Act

Ministry of Municipal Affairs Election Resources

Municipal Act

Municipal Conflict of Interest Act

Education Act

Municipal Elections are administered by the Municipal Clerk, who acts as the Returning Officer under the authority of the Municipal Elections Act.  Should you have any questions, regarding the information on this website or the 2018 Municipal Election, please contact the Clerk using the contact information listed in the sidebar.