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2018 Municipal Elections

Certificate of Election Results

Click here to view the Certificate of Election Results (dated October 23rd, 2018).


Declaration of Election Candidate

Click here to view the Declaration of Election Candidate (dated October 23rd, 2018).


Statistics - 2018 Municipal Elections

Click here to view the statistics in relation to the 2018 Municipal Elections in the Municipality of St.-Charles.



Click here to view information on Candidates for the 2018 Municipal Elections in St.-Charles.


Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) about the 2018 Municipal Elections

Click here to view the FAQ sheet about the 2018 Municipal Elections.



For inquiries on the 2018 Municipal Elections in St.-Charles, please contact the Clerk:

Jérôme Courchesne, Clerk
Tel.: 705-867-2032 ext. 207
E-mail: stcharlesontario%23ca|jcourchesne 


Voting Day

The next municipal elections will be held on Monday, October 22, 2018 for the 2018-2022 term of office.


Voting Method

The Municipality of St.-Charles is utilizing the Vote by Mail method of voting for the 2018 Municipal Elections which allows electors to vote in the comfort of their home in a convenient and familiar setting. For complete details on the voting method for the upcoming elections, please consult the 2018 Municipal Elections Procedures Manual.

Ballots will be mailed to electors on September 26th, 2018.

Vote by Mail Update - September 26th, 2018 - Click here to view the update.

Click here to view the vote by mail video tutorial.


Revision of the Voters' List

Beginning September 4, 2018, the Voters' List for the Municipality of St.-Charles will be available for inspection at the Municipal Office during regular office hours as follows:

  • 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday - 2 King Street East, St.-Charles, Ontario  P0M 2W0

As of September 4, 2018, all electors should ensure that their names and relevant information are correct on the Voters' List.

A person may make an application to the Clerk requesting that their name be added to or removed from the Voters' List or that information on the Voters' List relating to them be amended by completing and filing the prescribed form available at:

during regular office hours between September 4, 2018 to October 19, 2018 and to the close of voting on October 22, 2018. The application shall be in writting and shall be filed in person, or by mail, email or fax by the applicant or his/her agent. Proof of identity and residence as prescribed in O. Reg. 304/13 will be required of the applicant. If the applicant does not appear in person, a certified copy showing proof of ID and proof of residence/occupancy is required.

Qualifications of Electors

  • A person is entitled to vote in a municipal election if he or she on voting day,
    • resides in the local municipality, or is the owner or tenant of land in the municipality, or the spouse of such owner or tenant; and
    • is a Canadian citizen; and
    • is at least 18 years old; and
    • is not prohibited from voting by law.

Click here to view the Notice of Revision of the Voters' List.

Click here to view/download the Application to Amend the Voters' List (Form EL15).

Click here to view the List of Acceptable Identification Documents.


2018 Municipal Elections Accessibility Plan

It is the goal of the Municipality of St.-Charles to ensure that electors in the Municipality who have a disability or require accommodation are provided with the best opportunity to vote as independently as possible in the 2018 Municipal Elections. The focus of this Plan is to ensure that election services are accessible to all electors and candidates, to identify and eliminate barriers for persons with disabilities and to create a positive voting experience. The Municipality continues to learn, develop and adjust its approaches in order to meet the needs of persons with disabilities.

Click here to view the 2018 Municipal Elections Accessibility Plan.

Feeback about the manner in which election services are provided to persons with disabilities may be submitted to the Chief Administrative Officer in accordance with the Municipality of St.-Charles Multi-Year Accessibility Policy. The feedback form is available by clicking on the link provided below.

Click here to download the Feedback Form.


2018 Municipal Elections Procedures Manual

The Municipal Elections Procedures Manual has been developed to ensure consistency, transparency and the integrity of the election process. This document outlines the municipal election process, key dates and other relevant information for the 2018 Municipal Elections in St.-Charles.

Click here to view the St.-Charles 2018 Municipal Elections Procedures Manual.


Nomination Period

Are you considering running for Council? The Nomination period will commence on Tuesday, May 1, 2018 and closes at 2 p.m. on Nomination Day, Friday, July 27, 2018. The deadline for Nominations and Withdrawals of Nominations is Friday, July 27, 2018 at 2 p.m. For additional information on Nominations, including details on the nomination process, please refer to the 2018 Municipal Elections Procedures Manual.

Click here to view the Notice of Nomination Period.


Municipal Election Candidate Training

The Association of Municipalities of Ontario (AMO) offers the training “So You Wish to Run for Council?”. This course is geared to individuals who are planning to, or have registered to run for a seat on municipal council. For additional information or to register, click here.



The Ministry of Municipal Affairs provides many resources and guides available for candidates and voters for municipal elections.

Click here to view the 2018 Candidates’ Guide for Ontario Municipal Council and School Board Elections.

Click here to view the 2018 Voters’ Guide for Ontario Municipal Council and School Board Elections.

Click here to view the 2018 Guide for Third Party Advertisers – Ontario Municipal Council and School Board Elections.


 Important Dates

First Day to file Nominations

Tuesday, May 1, 2018

Nomination Day

Friday, July 27, 2018 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Withdrawal of Nomination

Friday, July 27, 2018 at 2 p.m. (deadline)

Certification of Nomination papers

Monday, July 30, 2018 by 4 p.m.

Voters’ List available to Candidates

Tuesday, September 4, 2018

Revision of the Voters’ List begins

Tuesday, September 4, 2018

Final Maximum Campaign Spending Limit issued

Tuesday, September 25, 2018

Last day to file registration as Third Party Advertiser

Friday, October 19, 2018

Voting Day

Monday, October 22, 2018 9 a.m. – 8 p.m.

Declaration of Official Election Results

Tuesday, October 23, 2018

Term of Office commences

Saturday, December 1, 2018

Inaugural Meeting (2018-2022 Council Term)

Monday, December 3, 2018 at 7 p.m. at the St.-Charles Community Centre

Campaign period ends

Monday, December 31, 2018

Deadline for filing Financial Statements

Friday, March 29, 2019 on or before 2 p.m.

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