Thursday, July 12, 2018
Potential candidates who want to run for office in the upcoming municipal or school board elections have until 2 p.m. on Friday, July 27 to file nomination forms.
Nomination forms are available at the Clerk’s department or online at elections.oakville.ca. Nomination forms may be filed in person at the Clerk’s department at Town Hall, 1225 Trafalgar Road, now until July 26 during regular business hours (Monday to Friday, 8:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.) and on July 27, nomination day, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Nominations are being accepted for the offices of:
The term of office is December 1, 2018 to November 14, 2022.
Under Section 29(1) of the Municipal Elections Act, 1996, as amended, a person may be nominated for an office only if, as of the day the person is nominated:
a) he or she is qualified to hold that office under the Act that creates it; and
b) he or she is not ineligible under this or any other Act or otherwise prohibited by law to be nominated for or to hold the office.
A person may not accept contributions for election purposes, or incur expenses, until that person has filed a nomination paper with the Town Clerk.
Questions? Need more information? Visit elections.oakville.ca or call the Clerk’s department at 905-815-6015.