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2022 Municipal Election


Voter’s List – Are You On It?

If you are a resident, owner or tenant of property in the Township, a Canadian citizen and 18 years of age or older by election day, you can vote.

Check the Voters’ List

It is the responsibility of the elector to confirm their information is up-to-date and accurate.  Municipal elections use a different voter’s list than other elections.  By logging into voterlookup.ca before the end of July, eligible electors can:

  • confirm or update their information;
  • add an elector name to an address; and,
  • change school support for the purpose of voting in a school board election.

Generally, the Township is only able to make changes to the Voter’s List between September 1, 2022 to 8:00 p.m. of October 24, 2022.


How To Vote?

The Township of Elizabethtown-Kitley has three methods of voting.  Electors should consult their Voter Information Letter for further details, such as relevant addresses and phone numbers.  These letters will not become available until late September/early October.

Internet Voting | Telephone Voting | Paper Ballots


Important Dates

Subject Date
Nomination Start Date May 2, 2022
Nomination End Date August 19, 2022 at 2:00 pm
Advanced Voting Period Begins October 17, 2022
at 10:00 a.m.
Advanced Voting Period Ends October 24, 2022
at 9:59 a.m.
Voting Day October 24, 2022
from 10:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m.
New Term of Council Begins November 15, 2022
End of Campaign Period January 3, 2023

Candidates

Those interested in running for Council are encouraged to visit the Candidates Information webpage available at https://ektwp.ca/2022-municipal-election/candidates/.
A certified list of Candidates will become available no later than 4:00 p.m. on the 22nd of August.

Preliminary List of Council Candidates (in alphabetical order by last name) (Last Updated on August 8th at 3:45 p.m.)

Name Office
Brant Burrow Mayor
Dan Downey Mayor
Eleanor Leacock Renaud Councillor
Tom Linton Councillor
Henry Oosterhof Councillor

Preliminary List of School Board Trustee Candidates (in alphabetical order by last name) (Last Updated on July 28th at 3:00 p.m.)

Name School Board
Diane Burns French Separate
Rachel Laforest French Public
Brent Laton English Separate

Policies

This section will include links for view various policies and procedures as a PDF document.  Documents will be added as they become available.


Working the Election

Joint Compliance Audit Committee – Deadline for Applications is Friday, July 22nd at 4 p.m.  Click here to view the application form.

Applicants should have:

  • Demonstrated knowledge and understanding of municipal elections, including campaign financing rules;
  • Proven analytical and decision-making skills;
  • Experience working on committees, task forces or similar settings;
  • Availability and willingness to attend meetings during daytime and evening hours over a four-year term, as required; and
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.

The Committee’s term of office is four years, beginning in November 2022. Successful applicants, in good standing, will receive a $100 retainer at the end of each year during the term, and may receive additional compensation depending on compensation by-laws of the local municipalities.  Applicants may be required to participate in an interview process.

For further information or to obtain an application form, contact the Clerk of the United Counties of Leeds and Grenville at Lesley.Todd@uclg.on.ca.


Closer to the election date, the Township will be seeking applications for Poll Clerk, Joint Audit Compliance Committee Member.


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Questions?

Alison Merkley, Deputy Clerk
Township of Elizabethtown-Kitley
6544 New Dublin Road
RR2 Addison ON, K0E 1A0

Telephone: 613-345-7480 ext. 34
Email: mail@ektwp.ca