ELECTIONS


2022 Municipal Elections

Elections for municipal government are held every four years on the fourth Monday of October. The next municipal election will be held Monday, October 24, 2022. The last municipal 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.

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 name to an address
  • change school support

 

List of certified candidates:

 

 

 

Who can be a candidate?

  • A candidate must be a resident of the municipality or a non-resident owner or tenant of land in the municipality or the spouse of such non-resident owner or tenant;
  • A Canadian citizen and at least 18 years old
  • Not legally prohibited from voting; and not disqualified by any legislation from holding municipal office.

The following are key dates in the 2022 Municipal Election Campaign:

May 2, 2022Nomination and Registration Periods Begin

This is the date that candidates and third parties can submit their nomination documents and begin registration with the Town.

August 19, 2022Nomination Day

This is the last day that candidates can submit nomination documents (closes at 2 p.m.) *subject to the Clerk confirming that there are enough nominations filed for each office to be filled.

Any candidates that wish to withdraw their nomination also must do so by 2 p.m.

August 19, 2022 at 2pm to November 14, 2022 at 11:59pm – ‘Lame Duck’ Period

Under specific circumstances, Council’s powers may be restricted during this period.

October 24, 2022, between 10 a.m. and 8 p.m.Voting Day

Electors are able to vote at any voting location in the Town. Additional details on voting locations will be available in the near future.

November 15, 2022 to November 14, 2026 – Term of New Council

 

Additional information for voters and candidates regarding the 2022 municipal election will be communicated throughout the year.

For more information please contact the administration office at townhall@townsrf.ca or (705) 338-2717 ext. 3.

 

Information for Candidates Elections 2022

Accessibility Plan 2022

2018 Council of the Town of Smooth Rock Falls

Final Summary of Election Results

School Board Results

 

The Corporation of the Town of Smooth Rock Falls
2018 Municipal Elections Accessibility Report

 

Certified official as of October 23rd, 2018 by Véronique Dion, CMO – Municipal Clerk.