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2018 Municipal Election Notice


Candidate Nomination & Third Party Advertiser Registration

This notice is for anyone proposing to be a candidate, or register as a third party advertiser, for the 2018 municipal election on October 22, 2018 within the Town of Hanover.

Candidates may file a nomination form during regular business hours beginning Tuesday, May 1, 2018 with the last day and time for filing being Friday, July 27, 2018 at 2:00 pm. A prescribed fee in the amount of $200.00 for Head of Council and $100.00 for all other candidates payable by cash, debit, certified cheque or money order, and the endorsement of at least 25 persons must accompany the nomination form. Candidates must not spend or raise any funds for their election campaign until the nomination form has been filed. The nomination form will be available from the office of your Municipal Clerk.

New for this election are rules for third party advertising. A third party advertiser is any individual, corporation or trade union that causes an election campaign advertisement to appear. Third party advertisers are required to register with the Clerk of the municipality where they want to advertise. Registrations of third party advertisers will be accepted between Tuesday, May 1, 2018 and Friday, October 19, 2018. Until the Clerk certifies the registration, a third party advertiser may not spend money on their campaign, accept contributions or begin advertising. The registration form will be available from the office of your Municipal Clerk.

The following are the Municipal Council positions to be filled at the 2018 Municipal election:

  • Mayor
  • Deputy Mayor
  • Town Councillors (5 to be elected)

Election Day will be held on Monday, October 22, 2018. The Town will be utilizing Internet / Telephone Voting for the 2018 Municipal Election.

Dated this 19th day of April, 2018.

Brian Tocheri, CAO/Clerk and Returning Officer
Town of Hanover, 341 10th Street, Hanover ON, N4N 1P5
519.364.2780 x 1228 | 

Please visit our election page for more information.