Election 2014

ELECTION 2014   


Voter Turn-out  42.6%

Office of the Trustee
English Public School Board - CLICK HERE
Kawartha Pine Ridge District School Board

Candidate Financial Statements
Edward Balsdon Auditor's Report- Form 4
Mark Lovshin Auditor's Report- Form 4
Gary Woods Auditor's Report- Form 4
Pat McCourt Auditor's Report- Form 4
Mary Giuffre Auditor's Report- Form 4
Jennine Huffman Auditor's Report- Form 4
John Davison Auditor's Report- Form 4
Bill Cane Auditor's Report- Form 4
Scott Jibb Auditor's Report- Form 4
Donna Cole Auditor's Report- Form 4

(Issued October 25, 2014 at 10 am)

2014 Municipal Election Results hosted at the Township of Hamilton Municipal Office (Council Chambers) Digital tally of 2014 Municipal Election results to be displayed at the Municipal Office

The Township of Hamilton will display a digital tally of the unofficial 2014 Municipal Election voting results at the Township Municipal Office (Council Chambers), 8285 Majestic Hills Dr. on Monday October 27, 2014. The Voting Poll will officially close at 8:00 pm and the unofficial Election results will be displayed shortly after.
The Township will also post the unofficial Election results on the Municipal Website.
Residents are welcome to attend the municipal office any time after 7:30 pm to view the results.

K. Surerus, Municipal Clerk/Returning Officer

Election Update
Daily Voter update- click here

Hamilton Township Votes

To access the Internet Voting Site, make sure you are typing the address exactly as it appears on your voter letter into the ADDRESS BAR not your SEARCH BAR. (Hint - clear your address bar first)
This is not a Google, Bing or other type of Search

If you have not received a Voter Notification Letter, Call Voter Help for assistance - 905-342-2810 X110

If you need assistance with internet voting, the office will be open Saturday and Sunday, October 25 & 26 between 10 am and 4:30 pm to provide voter assistance.


As an eligible elector you will be able to confirm or update your information for the upcoming municipal and school board elections.  To add your name to the Voter's List or make changes to your information, you must attend the Municipal Office in person with identification (Photo ID).You can print the following form, fill it in and bring to the municipal office with Photo ID and we can process your voter letter.


Please contact the Municipal Office:
905-342-2810 x 110 or email: election@hamiltontownship.ca

Updating this information will help to ensure that Voter's Lists, prepared by the municipality, are accurate and up to date in preparation for the municipal and school board elections occurring this fall.


New Method of Voting - Vote Any Where,  Any time.

Your Home is your Polling Station.

Hamilton Township Council passed a By-law 2014-13 Authorizing Electors to use an alternative method of voting, namely "voting by internet" and by "telephone" for Hamilton Township Municipal Elections.

Hamilton Township is committed to provide an accessible election process and have regard to the needs of electors and candidates with disabilities. This election provides accessibility for all electors by virtue of voting from home. No need to drive your vehicle to a polling station and wait in line. You may use your phone or internet  to cast your vote.  A Voting Assistance Centre will be available at the Township Municipal Office during the voting period to assist you. From October 20th to October 26th (including Saturday and Sunday)  you may attend the municipal office between the hours of 10:00 am and 4:30 pm for assistance with voting and on Election Day October 27 from 10:00 am to 8:00 pm. PLEASE REMEMBER to bring your Voter Instruction Letter with you when you come and vote.

Please contact us with any questions you may have: Phone 905-342-2810 Ext 110 or Email election@hamiltontownship.ca

Please click here to view an on-line demonstration.   
Internet and Telephone Voting Demonstration

Internet Voting Demonstration  (for Apple product users)

Voting Period: October 20 at 10 am to October 27 at 8 pm.

Common Voter Questions and Answers for eVoting

. Who will get a Voter Instruction Letter with a PIN to vote in the election?
A. All qualified electors on the official Municipal Elector's List provided by the municipality.

2. What if my name is  not on the Elector List?
A. Eligible electors who are not on the official Elector List will have to go to the municipal office and complete the required form to have their name added to the Elector List. Once this is completed you will be given a PIN by the Election Official.

3. When should I expect to receive my PIN in the mail?
A. Individual PINs will be mailed to eligible electors so that they are received approximately three (3) to five (5) days prior to the first voting day.

4. How do I access the voting system?
A. Voting instructions will be included  in the Voter Instruction letter mailed to each eligible elector on the official Elector List. Included in this information are instructions on how to access the voting system. Voters can cast their ballot using the telephone or cell phone by calling a toll free number. Voters using personal computers will use the Internet to visit a website that will allow them entry into the voting system where they can cast their vote.

5. How do I vote if I am away from home, out of town, out of province, or out of the country?
A. You can vote during the election voting period using the Internet from anywhere in the world. You can also use telephone service and connect to the voting system toll free from anywhere in North America simply by dialing the toll free number contained in your Voter Instruction letter.

6. If I am a voter with a disability; deafness;blindness; or a mobility disability, can someone help me with the voting process?
A. Electronic voting allows increased rights of privacy to voters with physical challenges that make traditional voting at polling stations more difficult. Blind voters can make use of the telephone  and deaf voters can use the Internet to vote with little or no assistance required from others. If you need assistance at the polling station to cast your vote, the Election Official present will be able to assist you.

2014 Voter's Guide

MPAC  (Municipal Property Assessment Corporation)

Certified List of Candidates - 2014

Candidate Contact Information

Nominations for the offices of Mayor, Councilors and School Trustee for the 2014 Municipal Election may be filed during normal office hours:

8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. from January 2, 2014 until 2 pm on September 12, 2014.

On Nomination Day, September 12, 2014, nomination papers may be filed or withdrawn between the hours of 9 a.m. and 2 p.m.

Information and prescribed nomination forms may be obtained from the Municipal Clerk’s Office

Municipal Office 8285 Majestic Hills Drive (south of Camborne).

Nomination Papers must be filed at 8285 Majestic Hills Drive for the office of Mayor , Deputy Mayor or Councilor.

Nominations Papers for School Board Trustee must be filed at the designated location for that particular School Board.

Where to Find Forms

2014 Nomination Form

2014 Candidates' Guide for Ontario Municipal Election and School Board Elections

2014 Candidates Guide for School Board - English 
2014 Candidates Guide for School Board - French

Ontario School Trustee Election Resource

2010 Municipal Election

Official Results declared October 26, 2010

9275 Eligible Voters - 2642 Ballots cast = 28.5% Voter Turnout.

Until 1974 elections for local Councils were held annually. In 1974, the regulations were changed to school board and municipal elections being held every other year. The practice of every three years started in 1982. The Council term beginning in 2007 saw the first four year term.

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