2018 Municipal Election
The Municipality of Tweed will be using Telephone/Internet Voting for the 2018 Municipal Election. Voting Day is Monday, October 22, 2018, however, there will be no polls in the traditional sense on Voting Day. The Voting Period for the Municipality of Tweed will run from 8:30 a.m. on Monday, October 15, 2018 to 8:00 p.m. on Monday, October 22, 2018 and voters will be able to vote either by telephone or on the internet using the PIN they receive in their Voter Information Letter which was mailed out in the third week of September. For enhanced security you will also need your date of birth in order to log in to vote.
A Help Center will be available at the Municipal Office to assist voters. If you require assistance you will need to bring your Voter Information Letter with you to the Help Center. The Help Center will be open from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. from October 15th to 19th and from 8:30 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. on October 22nd.
If you do not receive a Voter Information Letter you can still vote by getting your name added to the Voters' List. It will be necessary to complete the appropriate form (Election Form EL15) and bring identification with you. For a list of acceptable documents for voter identification click here.
E-VOTE COMMON QUESTIONS & ANSWERS GUIDE
Key Dates for the 2018 Municipal Election:
First day to file a Nomination is May 1, 2018.
Nomination Day (last day to file) is July 27, 2018.
Third party advertisers registration opens May 1, 2018.
Third party advertisers registration closes October 19, 2018.
Key Links & Resources
If you are contemplating running for a seat on Council you may be interested in a new online course from the Association of Municipalities of Ontario (AMO) entitled 'So You Want to Run for Council?' which can answer the questions you need the answers for. You work at your own pace and can take the course anywhere. Cost is $75.00 including HST. Click here for more details about the course and who to contact.