2018 Election Information

What are the Offices for Cavan Monaghan Council and Prescribed Fee?

The Township of Cavan Monaghan has a five (5) member Council consisting of:

Election by General Vote:

  • Mayor (1) - $200.00
  • Deputy Mayor (1) - $100.00

Election by Ward Electors Only:

  • Councillor (1) Cavan Ward - $100.00
  • Councillor (1) Millbrook Ward - $100.00
  • Councillor (1) North Monaghan Ward - $100.00

2018-2022 Council Members will serve a term of four (4) years commencing December 1st, 2018 through to November 14th, 2022.  The Mayor and the Deputy Mayor also serve on the upper tier County of Peterborough Council. Council members are also appointed to various Boards and Committees.

What are the Offices for School Board Trustee? 

  • English Public School Board Trustee (1) - Kawartha Pine Ridge District School Board Serves the Township of Cavan Monaghan, Township of Otonabee-South Monaghan and the Township of Douro-Dummer.

Please see the list of School Board Trustee Positions and the Municipality responsible for administering the nominations and providing final election results:

  • English Separate School Board Trustee (1) - Peterborough Victoria Northumberland and Clarington Catholic District School Board - Municipality of Clarington

  • French Public School Board Trustee (1) - Counseiller(ere), Conseil scolaire Viamonde - City of Oshawa

  • French Separate School Board Trustee (1) Counseiller(ere), Conseil scolaire Catholique MonAvenir - City of Oshawa

No Paper Ballots for the 2018 Municipal Election                                                  

  • Council has once again supported telephone and internet voting for the 2018 Municipal Election.  This will allow voting 24 hours a day, during October 9th until October 22nd from any telephone or any device that provides internet access.
  • There will be no paper ballots.
  • Please watch for your Voter Information Letter to be mailed to you directly in September or early October 2018, providing you with a Personal Identification Number (PIN). 

Municipal Election Procedures

2018 Municipal Election Procedures

Appendix 1 - Forms and Notices

Municipal Election Information

Changes for 2018

Significant changes were made to the Municipal Elections Act, 1996 after the 2014 municipal elections:

  • there are new rules regulating third party advertising
  • municipalities now have the option to used ranked ballots to elect their councils
  • nominations to run for municipal council or school trustee may be filed with the municipal clerk beginning May 1, 2018, and may be filed until 2 p.m. on July 27, 2018
  • candidates running for council in municipalities with more than 4000 electors must submit 25 endorsement signatures of eligible electors within the municipality when they file their nomination

For more detailed information, see the Ministry Election Guides.

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