2018 Election Candidate Information

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This is general information for candidates interested in running for Mayor, Regional Councillor, Ward Councillor or School Board Trustee.   It will be updated as new information becomes available.

2018 Nomination Information

Nominations are open from Tuesday May 1, 2018 to Friday, July 27, 2018 at 2 p.m.

To run for the office of Mayor, Regional Councillor, Ward Councillor or School Board Trustee, you must file a Nomination Paper

  • Until you file a Nomination Paper, you cannot raise or  spend any money on your campaign.
  • Mayor, Regional Councillor and Ward Councillor must provide, along with their Nomination Paper, at least 25 declaration of endorsements from eligible electors.

In order to receive a Candidate Declaration, the candidate must submit the following forms:

Nomination Form

PDF icon Endorsement of Nomination

AMO is offering an online candidate session So You Want To Run For Council

Candidate Qualifications

Qualifications for Mayor, Regional Councillor, Regional Chair, or Councillor
PDF icon Mayor, Regional Chair, Regional Counciillor or Councillor

Qualifications of a School Board Trustee Candidate
School Board Trustee

Filing a Nomination
PDF icon Filing a Nomination

Withdrawing a Nomination
PDF icon Withdrawing a Nomination

Changing Office
PDF icon Changing Office

Use of Corporate Resources for Election Purposes:

The Town's Use of Corporate Resources for Election Purposes was amended on April 11, 2018.     Below is the Policy and a Q & A sheet with respect to provisions found in the Policy.
Use of Corporate Resources for Election Purposes Policy
PDF icon Use of Corporate Resources Q&A

Election Signs:

The placement, size and restrictions on election signs are contained in the Town of Georgina Election Signs By-law.   Please be advised that in addition to the Election Signs By-law, other by-laws may apply to certain areas and facilities in the Town.

Town of Georgina Election Signs By-law

York Region Sign By-law

Certified Candidates:

Mayor

Regional Councillor

Ward 1 Councillor

Ward 2 Councillor

Ward 3 Councillor

Ward 4 Councillor

Ward 5 Councillor

School Board Trustee, York Region District

School Board Trustee, York Catholic District

Viamonde Trustee, Conseil Scholaire

Catholique Centre-Sud Trustee, Conseil Scolaire de District

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