Candidate Information

Candidate must be:

  • A resident of the municipality or a non-resident owner or tenant of land in the municipality or the spouse of such non-resident owner or tenant;
  • A Canadian citizen and at least 18 years old;
  • Not legally prohibited from voting; and not disqualified by any legislation from holding municipal office and;
  • You will need 25 signatures on your nomination form and must pay a fee of $100 for Deputy Mayor/Councillor or $200 for Mayor.
Procedures

The nomination period for the next Municipal Election opens on May 2, 2022. It closes on Nomination Day August 19, 2022 at 2:00pm. A Candidate for Municipal Office must, upon nomination, be a qualified municipal elector in the Township and meet all the requirements. Additional information is available in the Township of Malahide's 2022 Municipal Elections Procedures.

If interested in running for office, you are encouraged to view the 2022 Ministry's Candidates Guide. The Association of Municipalities of Ontario (AMO) site has some helpful resources.  AMO also offers a webinar - Lead Where you Live:  A guide on running for Municipal Council.

Candidates may not accept donations, spend money, or advertise until they file their nomination.

Full details will be available in the 2022 Candidates Package and Election Campaign Forms. Questions may be directed to the Clerk at 519-773-5344 ext. 222 or by email.

 *The Clerk’s Office requests that all prospective candidates book an appointment to file your nomination to ensure ample time to review the package with each candidate.

 Candidates Package

A Candidates package can be picked up from the Municipal Office at 87 John St. S. Aylmer during regular business

hours or you can download the information below

 

*The Clerk’s Office requests that all prospective candidates book an appointment to file your nomination to ensure ample time to review the package.

 

-return to Municipal Clerk when registering as a candidate.  DO NOT SIGN - must be signed in front of Clerk

-return to Municipal Clerk when registering as a candidate. Please ensure it is signed by 25 eligible electors

 -return to Municipal Clerk when registering as a candidate.  DO NOT SIGN - must be signed in front of Clerk

 -bring blank form with you to Municipal Office, this will be filled out by the person taking your nomination

 -bring blank form with you to Municipal Office, this will be filled out by the person taking your nomination

-return to Municipal Clerk when registering as a candidate.  DO NOT SIGN - must be signed in front of Clerk

-return to Municipal Clerk when registering as a candidate.  DO NOT SIGN - must be signed in front of Clerk

-If a Candidate decides to withdrawal their nomination prior to 2:00 pm on August 19, 2022 they must fill out this

form.  DO NOT SIGN - must be signed in front of Clerk

-To be filled out at the end of the Campaign Period(campaign period is from filing nomination papers until

January 3, 2023).

 

Additional Information included in the Package:

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