Important Dates

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Key dates

Date

Details

April 24, 2018

Election Information Session for Candidates and Third Party Advertisers offered by Ministry (PDF)

May 1 to July 27, 2018

Nominations may be filed from May 1 to July 26, 2018 during regular business hours Monday to Friday (8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. until June 29; then 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. until Nomination Day). On Nomination Day, July 27, 2018, nominations may be filed between 9 a.m. and 2 p.m.

May 1 to October 19, 2018

Third Party Registrations may be filed from May 1 to October 19, 2018 during regular business hours Monday to Friday (8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. and 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. during July and August).

July 1 to October 5, 2018

Application period to submit a request to the Municipal Clerk for a Special Mail-in Ballot Package.

July 27, 2018

Last day for Withdrawal of Nomination before 2 p.m.

July 27, 2018

The first day proxies may be appointed, unless additional nominations are required.

July 27, 2018

Nomination Day
Nominations may be filed between 9 a.m. and 2 p.m.

August 1, 2018

If additional nominations are required, first day proxies may be appointed.

August 14, 2018

Campaign Finances Refresher Webinar offered by Ministry (PDF)

August 21, 2018

In-Person Campaign Finance Session offered by Ministry (PDF)

August 29 to
October 24, 2018

Campaign signs and posters are permitted during this period

September 4, 2018

The Preliminary List of Electors (PLE) for the Municipality of Clarington 2018 Municipal Elections is available for public inspection.

September 4 to
October 22, 2018

Revisions can be made to the PLE in the Municipal Clerk’s Department during regular office hours, Monday to Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Applications to have your name added or amended on the Voters’ List may also be made on October 22 (Voting Day) at your respective Voting Place.

September 4 to
October 22, 2018

Applications to remove a deceased person's name from the Preliminary List of Electors may be made in the Municipal Clerk’s Department during regular office hours, Monday to Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

September 6, 2018

Campaign Finances Refresher Webinar offered by Ministry (PDF)

September 12, 2018

Campaign Finances Refresher Webinar offered by Ministry (PDF)

September 17, 2018

Last regular Council meeting prior to the election.

October 2018

Voter notification cards mailed to eligible voters.

October 13, 14, 15, 16 and 17, 2018

Advance Voting Opportunities (all wards).

October 22, 2018

Voting Day 
Cast your vote between 10 a.m. and 8 p.m.

December 3, 2018

Inaugural meeting of Council

December 31, 2018

Last day of Regular Campaign Period 
Notification of Extension of Campaign due to Municipal Clerk.

March 29, 2019

Filing Date (before 2 p.m.) - for period from date Nomination was filed to December 31, 2018.

June 30, 2019

End of Extension for Campaign to eliminate deficit

September 27, 2019

1st Supplementary Filing Date before 2 p.m. – for 1st Supplementary Reporting Period from January 1 to June 30, 2019.