Municipal Election 2018

Municipal Election 2018

The 2018 Municipal Election will be held on Monday, October 22, 2018.

This election includes the election of Town of Minto Council including the position of Mayor, Deputy Mayor, and five Councillors, as well as school board trustees and Wellington County Councillor.

Notice of Election Information

The Municipal Elections Act (MEA) is the legislation which governs the operation and administration of the municipal elections. The MEA has been updated with a number of changes, including key dates.

Ontario Municipal Elections Act, 1996

In the 2018 Municipal Election, Town of Minto voters will cast their ballot using Vote by Mail. This method provides flexibility, which allows for a longer voting period than traditional voting. It is also more convenient, more accessible, and better enables electors to exercise their right to vote.

Important Dates

Nomination Period: Tuesday, May 1, 2018 - July 27, 2018

This is the period where prospective candidates can file nomination papers to run for office. Until a candidate files nomination papers, no campaigning can take place. Each candidate is required to submit 25 supporting signatures from eligible voters with their nomination paper.

Forms for the 2018 election are now available

Voters’ List: Launch March, 2018

MPAC will be providing an online tool called Voter Lookup that allows voters to confirm that they are on the voters’ list and that their information is accurate. It will also allow voters to correct or add their names to the list. For more information, please visit:

Election Day: Monday, October 22, 2018

Voter LookupMore information will be added as details become available.

Voters will be able to cast a ballot via Vote by Mail during the election period until October 22 at 8:00 p.m., EST. Unofficial Results will be posted on our website and social media accounts, as soon as they are available.

We all play a role in ensuring a fair electoral system. It is the responsibility of every elector to make sure their information is up-to-date for electoral purposes.

Visit, where you can ensure that your information is correctly reflected on the Voters’ List for the upcoming municipal and school board elections.

Have your say. Log on today! Your Municipality is Minto.