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Municipal Elections 2014

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Are You On The Voters' List?

A list of persons eligible to vote in the Municipality of West Grey is now available at the West Grey Municipal Office. To check if you are on the list and to verify that your information is correct, please visit or contact the West Grey Municipal office, 402813 Grey Road 4, Durham, or phone 519-369-2200.

Eligibility to Vote:

To be an eligible elector in the Municipality of West Grey, you have to be: A Canadian citizen;

  • At least 18 years of age;
  • Reside in the Municipality of West Grey or be an owner or tenant of land in the Municipality of West Grey, or the spouse of an owner of tenant in the Municipality of West Grey; and
  • Not be prohibited from voting under any law

Elections for the Municipality of West Grey will take place on Monday, October 27, 2014 for the following offices:

Offices to be Elected:

Mayor

  1. one (1) to be elected by all electors in the Municipality of West Grey

Deputy Mayor

  1. one (1) to be elected by all electors in the Municipality of West Grey

Councillor

  1. five (5) to be elected by all electors in the Municipality of West Grey

English Language Public School Board Trustee

  1. one (1) to be elected by all English language public school board electors in the Municipality of West Grey and Town of Hanover

English Language Separate School Board Trustee

  1. one (1) to be elected by all English language separate school board electors in the Municipality of West Grey, Town of Hanover, Municipality of Grey Highlands, and Township of Southgate

French Language Public School Board Trustee

  1. one (1) to be elected by all French language public school board electors in the Counties of Bruce, Grey, Simcoe and Dufferin

French Language Separate School Board Trustee

  1. one (1) to be elected by all French language separate school board electors in the Counties of Oxford, Perth and Grey

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Nominations:

Nomination papers may be filed by candidates or an agent commencing on January 2, 2014 through September 11, 2014 during regular business hours (8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.) Monday to Friday and on Nomination Day, Friday, September 12, 2014 between the hours of 9:00 a.m. and 2:00 p.m.

Nomination papers and other documentation required with a nomination are available from the West Grey Municipal Office, City Hall, 402813 Grey Road 4, RR 2, DURHAM ON N0G 1R0. A Candidate's guide will be available in January 2014.

At the time of filing, each candidate must pay the prescribed nomination fee ($200 for the office of Mayor and $100 for all other offices) by cash, debit, certified cheque or money order, payable to the Municipality of West Grey.

It is the responsibility of the candidate to determine whether they are qualified to be an elector to hold the office for which they are nominated. Persons wishing to seek elected municipal or board of education offices should read the relevant legislation and regulations regarding qualifications required for the office (i.e. the Municipal Act, the Education Act, the Municipal Elections Act).

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Campaign Expenses:

Candidates are required to file a nomination prior to commencing campaign activities, including raising campaign funds and incurring campaign expenses.

Further Information:

For further information on the 2014 Municipal Elections for the Municipality of West Grey, please contact:

Mark Turner, Clerk
402813 Grey Road 4, RR 2
DURHAM ON N0G 1R0
Phone: 519-369-2200 ext. 229
Fax: 519-369-5962
Email: mturner@westgrey.com

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Key Dates

January 2, 2014 to
September 11, 2014
Nominations may be filed from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Monday to Friday in the West Grey Municipal Office
September 12, 2014 Nomination Day: Nominations may be filed from 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. in the West Grey Municipal Office
September 12, 2014 Last Day for a candidate to withdraw a nomination (2:00 p.m. deadline)
September 15, 2014 Certification of nomination papers before 4:00 p.m. List of candidates declared elected by acclamation to be posted after 4:00 p.m.
September 17, 2014 Additional Nominations: In the event that sufficient nominations have not been received to fill any particular office, additional nominations may be filed from 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. in the West Grey Municipal Office



Oct. 4
Oct. 10
Oct. 15
Oct. 18

Advance Votes - Location: West Grey Municipal Office

Saturday, October 4, 2014 from 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Friday, October 10, 2014 from 1:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
Wednesday, October 15, 2014 from 1:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
Saturday, October 18, 2014 from 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

October 27, 2014 Voting Day: Voting places are open from 10:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. except for specific locations such as nursing homes and retirement homes, etc. which have reduced voting hours. (Copy of By-law identifying locations and specific times will be available at a later date)
October 28, 2014 Clerk to declare Official Results
December 31, 2014 End of campaign period
March 27, 2015 Filing deadline for Financial Reports from all nominated candidates (2:00 p.m. deadline)

This website will be updated on a regular basis.
Above Website Information Last Updated: September  12th, 2014

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