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To run for office, Nomination Forms will be accepted in the Clerk's Office between May 1, 2018 and 2:00 p.m. on July 27, 2018. Nominations for positions on Municipal Council must be endorsed by at least 25 persons. Persons endorsing a nomination must be eligible to vote in Saugeen Shores, if a regular election was held on the day that the person endorses the nomination. Nominations filed for school boards do not require the endorsement of 25 persons.

The completed Nomination Form must be filed in person or by an Agent and must be accompanied by the filing fee of $200.00 for the position of Mayor or $100.00 for all other positions. 

General Information

Notice of Nominations

Candidate Information Session

Candidates Information Package

Nomination Form for an office on Council
Nomination Form for School Board Trustee

Ward Map - Port Elgin Ward

Ward Map - Saugeen Ward

Ward Map - Southampton Ward

Financial Statement - Auditor's Report Candidate

Withdrawal of Nomination

Consent to Release Personal Information

Declaration of Qualifications -  Council

Election Sign By-law 72-2015

Use of Municipal Resource Policy

2018 Municipal Election Procedures

Preliminary Estimate of Maximum Campaign Expenses

Preliminary Estimate of Maximum Amount of Contributions Own Campaign

Candidates Guide

Resource Material

Candidates' Guide for Municipal Council and School Boards

Voters' Guide

Third Party Advertisers Guide

Municipal Act

Municipal Elections Act

Education Act

Additional information may be found at the Ministry of Municipal Affairs and Housing Website

Ministry of Municipal Affairs and Housing presentation at Information Session 

Candidates Guide for Ontario Municipal and School Board Elections

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