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Municipal Elections

2018 Municipal and School Board Elections: October 22, 2018

Key Dates

May 1, 2018 

  • First day for candidates to file a nomination paper for the office of mayor, councillor or school board trustee
  • Campaign period begins once a nomination paper or notice of registration is filed

July 27, 2018

  • Nomination day (the deadline to file a nomination)

October 22, 2018

  • Voting Day

Changes to the 2018 Municipal and School Board Elections Process

Presentation from the 2018 Public Education Symposium

Q&A Summary from the 2018 Public Education Symposium 

Are you on the list to vote for the upcoming municipal and school board elections?

If you are an Ontario resident over the age of 18 you can visit to confirm or update your information in a few easy steps. You can also change your school support for electoral purposes and add names to your property address.

Updating this information will help to ensure that Voters’ Lists are accurate and up-to-date in preparation for municipal and school board elections occurring this October.

Find out ahead of time if you are eligible to vote. Visit or call 1-866-296-6722. Have your say. Log on today.

Ministry of Municipal Affairs 2018 Municipal and School Board Election Resources

School Board Election Period/Political Activity Protocols

OPSBA Draft Template Re: Use of School Board Resources During the Municipal and School Board Election Campaign (Word .doc)

Peel District School Board

Election Guidelines​