2018 Municipal Election

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The 2018 Municipal Election will be held on October 22, 2018

**Advance Voting Days - September 29, October 6, 13 and 18, 2018

You can vote in Georgina’s municipal election if you are:

  • a Canadian citizen; and
  • at least 18 years old; and
  • a resident in the Town of Georgina; or
  • a non-resident of Georgina, but you or your spouse own or rent property in the Town; and
  • not prohibited from voting under any law

You may only vote once in the Town of Georgina municipal election regardless of how many properties you own or rent within the Town. 

​You must be on the Voters' List to cast your ballot.

Voter Identification Requirements

For the 2018 Municipal Election, voter notification cards will not be issued.  All you need to bring with you is acceptable Identification (ID) showing your name and qualifying Georgina address.

Types of acceptable ID showing name and Georgina address:

Voter Identification

Information for students

If you are a student and consider your “home” to be the place where you live when you are not attending school, which means you plan on returning there, then you are eligible to vote in both your “home” municipality and in the municipality where you currently live while attending school.

If you are a student attending school in another city, please check with the City Clerk of that municipality to find out what your voting options are.

Who cannot vote

You are prohibited from voting on voting day if you are:

  • serving a sentence of imprisonment in a penal or correctional institution; or
  • a corporation; or
  • acting as executor or trustee or in another representative capacity, except as a voting proxy;or
  • convicted of a corrupt practice described in section 90(3) of the Municipal Elections Act, 1996

In order to vote in a school board election for a school board trustee, you must be:

  • 18 years of age or older and
  • a Canadian citizen;
  • a resident of municipality or
  • the owner or tenant (or spouse of an owner of tenant) of residential property in a municipality

Notes:

  • School boards can cover a large area of a municipality
  • You are only allowed to vote for the same school board once
  • If you are eligible to vote in a municipality because you are the owner or tenant (or spouse of an owner or tenant) of a commercial property there, you are not eligible to vote for school trustee

Who cannot vote

You are prohibited from voting on voting day if you are:

  • serving a sentence of imprisonment in a penal or correctional institution;
  • a corporation;
  • acting as executor or trustee or in another representative capacity, except as a voting proxy; or
  • convicted of a corrupt practice described in section 90(3) of the Municipal Elections Act, 1996