Election 2018

The next election for the Township of Huron-Kinloss will be held Monday, October 22, 2018.

Voters

For the 2018 municipal election, voters in the Township will elect a Mayor (1) and a Deputy Mayor (1). The five Councillor positions have been acclaimed. Voters may also elect a School Board Trustee depending on their school board support.  The term of office will begin December 1, 2018 and end November 14, 2022.  Under the Municipal Elections Act, the term of office is 4 years for all offices.  

You must be an eligible elector in order to vote in the municipality on Voting Day.

A person is entitled to be an if on Voting Day he/she:
•is a Canadian Citizen;
•is at least 18 years old; and
•resides in the local municipality, or is the owner or tenant of land there, or is the spouse of such owner or tenant; and
•is not prohibited from voting under Section 17 Subsection 3 or otherwise by law.

The Voters List

The Voters List will be available at the Municipal Office.  It is your responsibility to ensure your name is on the Voters List by contacting the Municipal Office.   If your information has recently changed please visit the Municipal Office in Ripley to complete a Revision Form. The Revision Period continues until October 22nd at 8:00 p.m.

Telephone/Internet Method of Voting

The Township will be using a telephone and internet method of voting.  PIN numbers will be mailed out to all persons on the Voter’s List in October, 2018.

Each eligible voter may use their PIN and cast one vote, either via internet or telephone during the VOTING PERIOD from: 
Monday October 15, 2018 to Monday October 22, 2018, 8:00 p.m.

Watch this step by step video on How To Cast Your Vote.

Candidates

Mayor: Brian MACEACHERN
Mayor: Mitch TWOLAN

Deputy Mayor: Perry ELLIOTT
Deputy Mayor: Don MURRAY

Councillor: Lillian ABBOTT - Acclaimed
Councillor: Jeff ELLIOTT - Acclaimed
Councillor: James HANNA - Acclaimed
Councillor: Edward MCGUGAN - Acclaimed
Councillor: Carl SLOETJES - Acclaimed

List of Certified Candidates for the 2018 Township of Huron-Kinloss Election.

2018 Election Important Dates

Monday, October 15 - Monday, October 22 - Voting Period

Monday, October 22, 2018 - Voting Day

Monday, December 3, 2018 - New Council Commences

Voter Help Centre

Township of Huron-Kinloss Municipal Office
21 Queen Street , Ripley

Monday, October 15th, 2018 to Friday, October 19th, 2018 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Saturday, October 20th, 2018 10:00 a.m - 6:00 p.m.
Sunday, October 21st, 2018 10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Monday, October 22nd, 2018 8:30 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.

Free Internet access only will be provided at the following locations:

Ripley Library
23 Jessie Street, Ripley

Lucknow Library
557 Campbell Street