Candidate Information & Candidate Nominations
A candidate is an individual who has filed their nomination to run for office in a Municipal or School Board Election.
A person is qualified to run for office if they:
- Reside in the Township of Malahide, or are the owner or tenant of land; or the spouse of such owner or tenant;
- Are a Canadian citizen; and
- Are 18 years of age or older; and
- Are not prohibited from voting as outlined in s.17(3) of the Municipal Elections Act, 1996 or otherwise by law.
The upcoming 2018 Municipal Election will be held on Monday, October 22, 2018. Please note that the nomination period will begin on Tuesday, May 1, 2018 (formerly the 1st business day in January in the year of the election) and will end on Friday, July 27, 2018 at 2:00 p.m. (formerly nominations closed the 2nd Friday in September). This is the period of time when the Clerk's Office will accept nomination papers of those individuals wishing to run for the offices of Mayor, Deputy Mayor, Ward Councillor, and School Board Trustee.