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2018 Municipal Elections


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 once again using the Vote by Mail method for the 2018 Municipal Elections. For complete details on the voting method for the upcoming elections, please consult the 2018 Municipal Elections Procedures Manual.


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.


On the list to vote?

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.

Updating this information will help to ensure that municipal Voters’ List is accurate and up-to-date in preparation for municipal and school board elections occurring this October.

Find out ahead of time if you are eligible to vote. Visit www.voterlookup.ca or click here2018-voterlookup or call 1-866-296-6722. Have your say. Log on today.


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 10 a.m. – 8 p.m.

Declaration of Official Election Results

Tuesday, October 23, 2018

Term of Office commences

Monday, December 3, 2018

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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