Voter Information

2018 Municipal Election - October 22, 2018

Voting is not only a democratic right, it is also the easiest way to have a say in how your community is governed.
When you cast a ballot, you are choosing someone who will represent you.

2018 Voter's Guide for Ontario Municipal and School Board Elections

The Municipal Clerk, as Returning Officer, is responsible for organizing the election for:

Mayor (1)
Deputy Mayor (1)
Councillor (3)
School Board Trustees

In an effort to continue to make voting as accessible as possible, Hamilton Township Council has approved the use of Alternative Voting in the 2018 Municipal Election. Voters have the option in 2018 of voting by touch tone telephone or through online voting on the internet.

2018 Telephone and Internet Voting Election Policies and Procedures


Sample Telephone Voter Script

2018 Municipal Election Accessibility Plan

Who Can Vote?

A person is entitled to be an elector at an Election held in a municipality, if on Voting Day, October 22, 2018, he or she:

 - is a Canadian citizen,
 - is at least 18 years old,
 - resides in the local municipality, or is the owner or tenant of land in the local municipality, or the spouse, or same-sex 
   partner of such a person;  and

 - is not prohibited from voting pursuant to subsection 17(3) of the Municipal Elections Act ,1996 or otherwise, by law.

Find Out if You're on the Voter List

You can find out if you're on the list of Electors, confirm or update your information, add an elector, or change your school support by visiting
This service is provided by the Municipal Property Assessment Corporation.

Voter ID Acceptable Documents

The most common voter ID acceptable documents used are an Ontario Driver's Licence, Ontario Health Card (photo card) and Provincial Photo Card.
Other acceptable forms of ID may be used. Click HERE for the complete list.

Voter Help Centre - Municipal Offices at 8285 Majestic Hills Drive/Burnham Street North, south of Camborne

Advanced Voting will begin on Monday October 15th at 10:00 am. The voting period will end at 8:00 pm on Election Day October 22nd.
A Voter Help Centre will be available to assist electors in the voting process,
using a touch-tone telephone or the internet access, provided during both the Advance Voting period and Election Day.
Eligible voters may attend:

1. A Voter Help Centre during the following hours for Advanced Voting:
    10:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. from October 15 - October 19, 2018.

2. A Voter Help Centre during the following hours on Voting Day:
    10:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. on October 22, 2018




Municipal Office 8285 Majestic Hills Drive P.O. Box 1060 Cobourg, On K9A 4W5
Office Hours Monday to Friday; 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

Phone: 905-342-2810
Fax: 905-342-2818