2018 Municipal Election

Notice of Nomination for Office
Municipal Elections Act, 1996 (s.32)
Notice is hereby given to the Municipal Electors of the Township of Laurentian Valley that nomination papers for the 2018 Municipal Election may be filed in person or by an agent with the Returning Officer during regular business hours between May 1, 2018 and July 26, 2018 and between 9 am and 2 pm on July 27, 2018 (Nomination Day).  The Nomination Form must be accompanied by the filing fee:  $200.00 for the Office of Mayor and $100.00 for all other offices.  Payment may be made by cash, debit, certified cheque, or money order.  There is a new requirement that each Nomination (excluding School Board Trustee candidates) be endorsed by at least 25 eligible electors.  Individuals endorsing the candidate must sign a declaration stating they are eligible to vote in the municipality on the day they signed the endorsement.
Registration papers for third party advertisers must be signed by a representative and may be filed in the Office of the Clerk in person or by any agent during regular business hours from May 1, 2018 up to and including October 19, 2018.  Registration papers along with a Declaration of Qualification must be certified by the Clerk before such entity becomes a Certified Third Party Advertiser.
Positions For Which A Person May File A Nomination Paper For Municipal Office Are As Follows:
Mayor - 1
Reeve - 1
Councillor - 5
School Board Offices for Which Persons May Be Nominated:
English Public School Trustee - 1
English Separate School Trustee - 1
French Public School Trustee - 1 *File with the Town of Petawawa
French Separate School Trustee - 1 *File with the Town of Petawawa
For further information, contact Dean Sauriol, Returning Officer
Information for Candidates

Are you interested in running in the Municipal Elections or School Board Trustee Elections? Click on the above heading to read more about the qualifications and criteria.

Information for Voters

Click on the Information for Voters link to see the positions you can vote for and if you are eligible to vote. 

Unofficial List of Nominations - As of 2 pm July 27, 2018

Click here to see the unofficial list of nominations for Laurentian Valley as of 2 pm on Friday, July 27, 2018. 

Information for Third Party Advertisers

Third Party Advertisers are new to the 2018 Elections. Third party advertising refers to advertisements or other materials that support, promote or oppose a candidate.  Third party in this context is a person or entity who is not a candidate.  Third party advertising is separate from any candidate’s campaign, and must be done independently from a candidate.  A Third Party Advertiser, including an individual, corporation or trade union must register with the municipal clerk before undertaking any advertising endevours including broadcast, print, electronic or other mediums that promote, support or oppose a candidate.