Have your save, Algonquin Highlands Municipal and School Board elections 2022 will be October 24 2022

 

Information for Voters

New for 2022 - Internet and Telephone Voting

 

2022 Voters’ Guide (link opens in new window)                                                     

View Official List of Candidates

Candidate Contact Information

                                        Declaration of Acclamation

                                        Notice of Election Information

                                                        

Electors are hereby given notice that voting will be conducted using Internet and Telephone Voting.

                                                         For more information please contact:

                                                         Dawn Newhook, Municipal Clerk
                                                         1123 North Shore Road Algonquin Highlands, ON K0M 1J1
                                                         705-489-2379, ext 333
                                                         dnewhook@algonquinhighlands.ca

Are You On The Voters' List?

The 2022 Municipal/School Board Election will be conducted using Internet and Telephone Voting and will be held on Monday, October 24, 2022.  Voter Information Letters will be mailed based on the List of Electors the week of October 3, 2022.

As of September 1, 2022, all electors should ensure that their names and relevant information are correct on the Voters’ List.  To confirm if you are on the Voters’ List you may contact the Municipal Office at 705-489-2379.  You may also attend the Municipal Office during regular office hours.

Revisions to the voters list will take place, on the Application to Amend the Voters’ List, and including the required identification, during regular office hours, each weekday, between September 1, 2022 to October 21, 2022 and to the close of Voting Day at 8:00 p.m. on October 24, 2022.  The application shall be in writing and shall be filed in person at the Municipal Office at 1123 North Shore Road, Algonquin Highlands, ON, or by mail, or email by the applicant with the required identification. Proof of identity and residence as prescribed in O. Reg. 304/13 will be required of the applicant.  If the applicant does not appear in person, a copy showing proof of ID and proof of residence/ occupancy is required to accompany the mailed or emailed application.

Voter Eligibility

A person is entitled to be an elector at an election held in a local municipality (unless prohibited by this Act or any other Act) if, on Voting Day (Monday, October 24, 2022), he or she:

  • Is a Canadian citizen,
  • Is at least 18 years old,
  • Resides in the local municipality, or is the owner or tenant of land in the local municipality, or the spouse of such a person; and
  • Is not prohibited from voting under any law or is not prohibited from voting because he or sheIs serving a sentence of imprisonment

Students who reside away from home may vote in both places (in the municipality where they attend school and where their family resides) as long as the family residence is their permanent residence.
Trailer Owners in Campgrounds who are considered tenants and may therefore vote if they are entitled to use the land on Voting Day, or for at least six weeks in the year of the election.

 Notice of Election

Notice is hereby given in accordance with Section 40 of the Municipal Elections Act, 1996, that there will be a Municipal Election in the Township of Algonquin Highlands for the offices of:

Office Name of Candidates
Mayor - One (1) to be elected

Liz Danielsen 

Mike Lang 

Ward 2 Councillor -

Geographic Township of Stanhope -

Two (2) to be elected

Lisa Barry 

Amber Meirik 

Sabrina Richards 

Napier Simpson

French Public (FP) School Board Trustee -Conseiller(ère), Conseil scolaire Viamonde - One (1) to be elected

Kristine Dandavino 

Serge Paul

The 2022 Municipal/School Board Election will be conducted using Internet and Telephone Voting and will be held on Monday, October 24, 2022. Internet and Telephone Voting Period begins on October 14, 2022 at 9:00 a.m. through to October 24 at 8:00 p.m.

Voter Information Letters will be mailed out to eligible voters during the week of October 3, 2022. If you do not receive a Voter Information Letter by October 12, 2022, please contact the Municipal Office. Additions and revisions to the Voters List can take place up to 8:00 pm on Election Day allowing those individuals who are eligible to vote to obtain a Voter Information Letter.

A Revision and Help Centre will be located at the Municipal Administration Office, 1123 North Shore Road, Algonquin Highlands, Ontario. Please contact the Municipal Office at 705-489-2379 or visit the Township of Algonquin Highlands website for dates and hours of the Revision and Help Centre.

 How Do I Vote? 

The 2022 Municipal and School Board Election will be conducted by Internet/Telephone voting. Internet/telephone voting will commence on Friday, October 14, 2022 at 9:00 AM through to 8:00 PM on Monday, October 24, 2022 .  Eligible electors that are on the voters’ list will be mailed a Voter Information Letter which will contain information for the elector to vote.  Eligible voters should receive their voter information letter between October 4th and 8th.

If you do not receive a Voter Information Letter by October 12, 2022, please contact the Municipal Office at 705-489-2379.