The Town Clerk has released the official results of the Municipal Election held on Monday, October 22, 2018 in the Town of Oakville.
The four-year term of office for elected representatives is December 1, 2018 to November 14, 2022. Elected positions include Halton Regional Chair, Mayor and members of Oakville Town Council, trustees for the Halton District School Board and Halton District Catholic School Board and Conseil scolaire Viamonde and Conseil scolaire catholique MonAvenir.
The Town received a Superior Court, Notice of Application under Section 83 of the Municipal Elections Act, 1996 (the Act) challenging the 2018 municipal election as it applied to the positions of Ward 7 Town Councillor and Ward 7 Town and Regional Councillor. Under Section 83 of the Act, a person who is entitled to vote in an election may make an application to the Superior Court of Justice requesting that it determine,
On October 11, 2019, Halton Region brought a motion asking for an order preventing the application from proceeding as it applies to the office of Ward 7 Town and Regional Councillor because the Region was not named as a party or served with the application within the statutory time period.
On January 7, 2020, the Superior Court issued a decision granting the Region's motion. Following the decision, the applicant decided not to pursue the application as it applied to the office of Ward 7 Town Councillor. As a result, the election results with respect to both positions are now final.