2022 Elections

2022 Elections

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NOTICE OF NOMINATION FOR OFFICE
Municipal Elections Act, 1996 (s. 32)
2022 MUNICIPAL & SCHOOL BOARD ELECTIONS
NOTICE TO ALL MUNICIPAL ELECTORS IN THE TOWNSHIP OF LIMERICK

This notice is for anyone proposing to be a Candidate in the 2022 municipal and school board elections on October 24, 2022. Nominations for the positions listed below must be filed on the prescribed form available either in person or by your agent, with the Returning Officer during normal office hours between the first business day of May in 2022 to Thursday, August 18, 2022, and between 9:00 a.m. and 2:00 p.m. on Friday, August 19, 2022 (Nomination Day). Please make an appointment with the Returning Officer to file your nomination.

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 made payable to the Township of Limerick) or by an electronic method of payment as directed by the Returning Officer.

Candidates must not spend or raise any funds for their election campaign until the registration/nomination form has be filed. Full details on the procedures to be followed may be obtained from the Returning Officer. Visit our Municipal Elections tab on our website for information http://www.limerick.ca

OFFICE FOR WHICH PERSONS MAY BE NOMINATED

MAYOR (1)
COUNCILLOR (4)
ENGLISH PUBLIC SCHOOL TRUSTEE (1)
ENGLISH SEPARATE SCHOOL TRUSTEE (1)
FRENCH PUBLIC SCHOOL TRUSTEE (1)
FRENCH SEPARATE SCHOOL TRUSTEE (1)

RETURNING OFFICER

Victoria Tisdale
89 Limerick Lake Rd.
Gilmour, ON  K0L 1W0
Phone:  613-474-2863
Email: clerk@township.limerick.on.ca

Municipal & School Board Elections are held every four years on the forth Monday of October. The next Municipal & School Board Election will be held Monday, October 24, 2022. The last Municipal & School Board Election was held on October 22, 2018 and under the Municipal Elections Act, the four-year term of office for the current council and school board trustees began December 1, 2018 and ends November 14, 2022.

The Voter Look up site is owned and managed by the Municipal Property Assessment Corporation (MPAC), responsible for identifying all potential municipal, school board and District Social Services Administration Board electors.

If you are a resident, owner or tenant of property in Ontario, a Canadian citizen and 18 years of age you can vote in Ontario’s municipal and school board elections. We all play a role in ensuring a fair electoral system, and it is the responsibility of every elector to make sure their information is up-to-date and accurately reflected for electoral purposes. By logging into voterlookup.ca eligible electors can:

  • confirm or update their electoral information
  • add an elector to an address and
  • change school support

 

 

THINKING ABOUT RUNNING FOR THE NEXT COUNCIL?

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Municipal Elections Update: New Guides Published by Ministry

The Ministry of Municipal Affairs and Housing publishes guides for candidates, voters and third-party advertisers to provide information about municipal and school board elections. The guides outline rules as described in the Municipal Elections Act and other legislation and regulations.

The three guides for candidates, voters and third party advertisers are now available online at:  www.ontario.ca/municipalelections

Nominations for municipal council and school board elections open May 1, 2022