The town is also hosting an information session led by the Ministry of Municipal Affairs on Friday, April 27 from 4 to 6 p.m. at Town Hall. This free session will focus on running a municipal election campaign, legislation changes, campaign financing and more.
Nominations open Tuesday, May 1, 2018. Access the notice of nomination for the 2018 municipal elections.
Nomination forms may be filed with the Clerk's department starting 8:30 a.m. on Tuesday, May 1, 2018 until Friday, July 27, 2018, at 2 p.m.
An appointment to register your nomination may be made during regular office hours (8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday to Friday) during the nomination period. There may be a delay for those individuals who do not make an appointment time as the registration process takes upwards of 20-30 minutes. Email email@example.com or call 905-338-4178 to book an appointment.
A candidate must register in person with the Town Clerk or designate prior to raising campaign funds or incurring campaign expenses.
Nomination forms must be filed in person as original signatures are required. To file a nomination, you must provide the following:
In order to register as a candidate for the office of Mayor or Councillor for the Town of Oakville, and to be elected to and to hold the office of Mayor, Town and Regional Councillor, or Town Councillor for the Town of Oakville, the following qualifications must be met:
Qualifications - Section 219 (1) (2) & (3) of the Education Act:
Thinking of running for Council? The town co-hosted an information session with Halton Region municipalities for residents interested in running in the 2018 municipal election. "So you want to run for Council" took place at Town Hall on Wednesday, April 18, 2018. The free session was led by municipal lawyer Fred Dean.