2018 Municipal Election

MUNICIPAL ELECTIONS

OFFICIAL NOMINATIONS

NOMINATIONS - MAYOR

NAME

DATE FILED

TIME FILED

Callum Scott

May 1, 2018

2:25 pm

Don Eady

July 18, 2018

2:20 pm

 

UNOFFICIAL NOMINATIONS - REEVE

NAME

DATE FILED

TIME FILED

 

Peter Emon

July 17, 2018

1:01 pm

ACCLAIMED

 

NOMINATIONS - COUNCILLOR

NAME

DATE FILED

TIME FILED

Kate Windle

May 1, 2018

8:56 am

Clint McWhirter

June 14, 2018

2:37 pm

Andrew Evans

June 25, 2018

1:10 pm

James Miller

July 3, 2018

2:52 pm

Adam Laviolette

July 24, 2018

11:05 am

Arlene Jamieson

July 24, 2018

2:01 pm

Mike Coulas July 26, 2018

1:23 pm

Tom Sidney

July 27, 2018

11:44 am

Sandi Heins

 

July 27, 2018

 

11:54 am

 

 

UNOFFICIAL NOMINATIONS - TRUSTEE - Public  (Town of Renfrew, Township of Greater Madawaska, and the Township of Horton)

NAME

DATE FILED

TIME FILED

 

Susan Humphries

May 14, 2018

11:22 am

ACCLAIMED

 

UNOFFICIAL NOMINATIONS - TRUSTEE - Separate (Town of Renfrew, Township of Horton, and the Township of Whitewater Region)

NAME

DATE FILED

TIME FILED

 

Anne Haley

May 15, 2018

2:07 pm

ACCLAIMED

UNOFFICIAL NOMINATIONS - TRUSTEE - French Public (les comtés de Lanark et de Renfrew et le canton de South Algonquin)

NAME

DATE FILED

TIME FILED

 

Colette Stitt

May 24, 2018

10:58am

ACCLAIMED

 

UNOFFICIAL NOMINATIONS - TRUSTEE - French Separate (le comté de Renfrew et le canton de South Algonquin)

NAME

DATE FILED

TIME FILED

 

Robert Lemelin

June 15, 2018

4:25 pm

ACCLAIMED

UNOFFICIAL REGISTERED THIRD PARTY

NAME

COMPANY

DATED FILED

TIME FILED

 

 

 

 

last updated May 1, 2018

Municipal and School Board Election 2018

The next regular Municipal Election to elect a Mayor, Reeve, Town Councillors and School Board Trustees will be held on Monday October 22, 2018.  The next term of Council begins on December 1, 2018 and concludes in 2022.

Bill 181, The Municipal Elections Modernization Act, 2016, came into effect June 9, 2016 and made changes to the Municipal Elections Act, 1996 for the 2018 Municipal Elections.  For an overview of these changes please visit the Ministry of Municipal Affairs - Elections website or see the updated Municipal Election Act.

Alternative Voting - 2018 Municipal Election

Please see video below for instructions on how to vote electronically.

On April 25, 2017, Renfrew Town Council approved the use of Alternate Voting for the 2018 Municipal Elections.  Electors will be able to cast their vote online or by telephone 24/7 anywhere they have an internet or telephone line.  This is an accessible environmentally-friendly, and convient method of voting.  Internet voting provides votes with flexibility and convenience, reduces wait times at the voting location, delivers quick and accurate results, and allows students and vacationsers to vote from anywhere.

Electors will receive a notice in the mail providing instructions and a secure PIN number to use to vote by either the internet or telephone.  Electors are encouraged to vote using either the internet or telephone between 10:00 a.m. on Friday October 12, 2018 to 8:00 p.m. on Monday October 22, 2018.  There is no need to wait to vote on election day.

For those electors who wish to participate in a more traditional voting method, the Town will also have a voting location at Town Hall, 127 Raglan Street South, Renfrew ON, dates and times will be identified in the Voter Information Letter which will be mailed at the beginning of October.  Voters are requested to bring their notice with their PIN number with them or their government issued photo identification to the voting location.

A help desk will be available at the Town Office, located at 127 Raglan Street South, Renfrew Ontario to provide assistance during regular business hours (8:00 am to 4:00 pm) on Friday October 12, and from Monday October 15 to Friday October 19, and on Saturday October 20 from 9:00 am - 4:00 pm and on Election Day October 22, 2018 from 10:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m.

Traditional Paper Ballot Voting Dates and Times

On Election Day and dates listed below, voters will have the option to vote using a traditional paper ballot at Renfrew Town Hall, 127 Raglan Street South, Renfrew Ontario.   

  •    Wednesday, October 17 (10:00am – 8:00pm)

•      Saturday, October 20 (9:00am – 4:00 pm)

•      Election Day – Monday, October 22 (10:00am – 8:00pm)

Free Internet access is also available at these locations:

Renfrew Public Library – 13 Railway Avenue, Renfrew ON

Golden Age Activity Centre – 212 Raglan St. S., Renfrew, ON

Are you on the Voters' List?

The Voters' List for the Town of Renfrew is prepared by the Municipal Property Assessment Corporation (MPAC).  MPAC is a not-for-profit corporation mandated by the Government of Ontario to conduct property assessments for tax purposes on behalf of municipalities, and is legislated to provide municipalities wit ha Preliminary List of Electors in a municipal election year.  This list is used by Municipal Clerks to produce the final Voters' List used for the election.

Contact the Clerk's Department at 613-432-4848 or email info@renfrew.ca to confirm if you are on the Voter's List.

Important Events & Dates

NOMINATION DAY STARTS - Tuesday May 1, 2018

ENUMERATION FORMS - Monday June 4, 2018  must be returned to the MPAC Office in order to on Preliminary List of Electors.

NOMINATIO DAY ENDS - Friday July 27, 2018 at 2:00 pm

VOTING DAY - Monday October 22, 2018

Nomination Period

The nomination period will start on Tuesday May 1, 2018 and closes on Nomination Day, Friday July 27, 2018 at 2:00 p.m.

To run for office, you must be an eligible elector in the Town of Renfrew.  This means that you must be:

  • A Canadian Citizen;
  • At least 18 years of age;
  • Reside in the Town, or be the owner or tenant in the Town, or the spouse of such owner or tenant; and
  • Not prohibited from voting under any law.

Please continue to check this website for updated municipal election and voting information.


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Related Bylaws

25-2017 2018 Municipal Elections - Counting Votes and Internet/telephone Voting..

to authorize the use of optical scanning vote tabulators for the purpose of counting votes at the 2018 Municipal Election, and the use of internet/telephone voting as alternative voting methods and to authorize advance voting for use in the 2018 Municipal Election