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2018 Municipal Election

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Notice of Nominations

Vote Day is Monday, October 22, 2018

For the 2018 Municipal Election, Township of Oro-Medonte electors will have the following vote method options:

  • Vote by Internet/Telephone: 24/7 access beginning on the first Advance Vote day right up until 8:00 p.m. on Vote Day, October 22, 2018.
  • Vote by Traditional Paper Ballot: On all Advance Vote dates. 

Key Dates

Important Information​ for the 2018 Municipal Election

2018 Municipal Election

October 22, 2018

​​Thursday, April 12, 2​018

​Information Session
Ministry of Municipal Affairs representatives will present information and answer questions. Anyone interested in becoming a candidate in the upcoming election is encouraged to attend and learn more.
Session #1 - Township of Oro-Medonte, Council Chambers, 148 Line 7 South, Oro-Medonte  - Thursday, April 12, 2018 - 2:00-4:00 p.m.
Session #2 - City of Orillia, Council Chambers, 50 Andrew St., S. Orillia - Thursday, April 12, 2018 - 7:00-9:00 p.m.
More information - Link
Please register by Tuesday, April 10, 2018. ​
​Tuesday, May 1, 2018 to
Friday, July 27, 2018 - 2:00pm
Nomination Period
Nomination forms may be filed by candidates prior to Nomination Day, at any time when the Clerk’s Office is open (Monday to Friday 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.)
*Please see details regarding submissions on Nomination Day (July 27, 2018 - 2:00pm) below.
April, 2018 Nomination Forms
Nomination packages and TPA registration packages are available now at the Township Administration Office. ​
​Tuesday, May 1, 2018 to
Friday, October 19, 2018
Registered Third Party Filing Period
An individual, corporation or trade union that conducts advertising related to the 2018 municipal election must file as a Registered Third Party.
​Tuesday, May 1, 2018 to Monday, December 31, 2018 ​Campaign Period
The campaign period begins once a candidate has filed a nomination form, and ends on December 31, 2018.
​Friday, July 27, 2018 ​Nomination Day
Last day for filing nominations. Nomination forms filed on this date may only be filed between the hours of 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.
​Monday, July 30, 2018 Acclamations
If, at 4:00 p.m. on the Monday following Nomination Day, the number of certified candidates for an office is the same as or less than the number to be elected, the Clerk shall immediately declare the candidate or candidates elected by acclamation
​Friday, August 31, 2018 Voters’ List
The Clerk shall make the preliminary list of voters available for election purposes only.
​Saturday, September 1, 2018 to Monday, October 22, 2018 Revision of Voters’ List – Application to Add, Remove or Correct One’s Own Name
An individual may make application to the Clerk requesting that their name be added, removed or corrected. The application must be approved by the Clerk or their designate.
October 12, 2018 Advance Voting
The dates, times and locations voting by Internet/Telephone OR Traditional Paper Ballot begin. For a full list of dates, times and voting methods please click Here​
​Monday, October 22, 2018 Voting Day
Telephone and internet voting will close at 8:00 p.m. Traditionally, unofficial election results are released after 8:00 p.m.
​Saturday, December 1, 2018 to Monday, November 14, 2022 Term of Council
The length of time the elected officials serve on Council.

Municipal Elections are governed by the Municipal Elections Act, 1996.

Important changes have been made to the Municipal Elections Act for the 2018 Municipal Election, which includes a shortened Nomination Period and the addition of Registered Third Parties.

For questions regarding the Township of Oro-Medonte’s Municipal and School Board Election, please contact the Clerk’s Department at 705-487-4020 or

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