Notice of Nomination for Office - Municipal Election

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Notice is hereby given to the Municipal Electors of the Municipality of Thames Centre. Candidates will be able to file nomination papers from Monday, May 2, 2022, up until 2 p.m. on Friday, August 19, 2022.

Nominations for the Municipality of Thames Centre will be accepted for the offices of:

Mayor                     One position to be elected at large

Deputy Mayor         One position to be elected at large

Ward Councillor       Three positions (One for each of the three wards)

To submit a Nomination for the above offices, a prescribed Form 1 - Nomination Paper must be signed by the candidate and must be filed in person (or by the candidate’s agent) in the office of the Clerk during regular business hours between 9:00 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. (Monday through Friday) prior to the close of the Nomination period, ending at 2:00 p.m. on August 19, 2022 (Nomination Day). The Completed Form 1 must be accompanied by the prescribed Form 2 - Endorsements of Nominations signed by at least 25 persons endorsing the nomination who are eligible to vote in an election for an office within the Municipality of Thames Centre, and be accompanied by the prescribed filing fee, $200.00 for Mayor and $100.00 for all other candidates. The filing fee is payable by cash, debit, certified cheque or money order along with proof of identity and residence as prescribed in in O. Reg. 304/13, as amended. 

The deadline to withdraw from nominations is Friday, August 19, 2022, prior to 2:00 pm.

Electors are hereby given notice that if a greater number of candidates are certified than are required to fill the offices, an election will be held and voting will be conducted by telephone/internet voting method. The Advance Voting period will commence on October 17, 2022, at 9:00 a.m. and run to October 23, 2022. Voting day will be October 24, 2022, from 9:00 a.m. until the close of polls at 8:00 p.m.

For more information visit the Municipal Website: www.thamescentre.on.ca/election or contact the Municipal Clerk at clerk@thamescentre.on.ca

Dated this 27th day of April, 2022.