You may only vote once in the Town of Oakville municipal election regardless of how many properties you own or rent within the town.
You are prohibited from voting on voting day if you are:
You can vote in person on voting day, October 24, from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. at the voting location assigned to you within your ward based on your qualifying address.
Regardless of where you live in Oakville, you can vote at any of the advance voting locations townwide. Advance voting dates are October 6 to 9 and October 11 to 15. The full list of locations will be available in September.
A person who is an eligible voter in Oakville may appoint another qualified voter within the municipality as their voting proxy, using the Voting Proxy form.
Once you have completed the Voting Proxy Form, please email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 905-815-6601 to book your appointment. The Voting Proxy Form must be certified by the Town Clerk before it is accepted at a voting location. The Clerk will require proof of identity of the appointed voter, before certifying the proxy.
If you are unable to go inside the voting place on voting day, you can request to have your ballot brought to your vehicle, outside of the building or to another area within the voting place as directed. A friend or support person will need to go inside the voting place to let the election officials know that you require curbside voting.
There is a special rule for students who may be living away from home while they attend school. If you are a student and consider your “home” to be the place where you live when you are not attending school (that is, you plan on returning there), then you are eligible to vote in both your “home” municipality and in the municipality where you live while attending school.
Acceptable identification for student voters:
The Town of Oakville will provide voting opportunities at long term care homes and retirement homes. Information will be provided to the administration of these homes and facilities.
Eligible voters who are unable to come to an in-person voting location for mobility or health reasons. This program allows voters to mark their ballot from their residence, which is brought to them by election officials (registration is required).
Voters may request participation in the home visit program between September 15 until October 14 at 4:30 p.m., or at the Clerk’s discretion, by contacting the election team at 905-815-6015 or by email to email@example.com. Voters will be encouraged to contact the Clerk’s department as early as possible to make a home visit appointment.