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Voter Information

The next Municipal Election to elect a Mayor, Deputy Mayor, Councillors and School Board Trustees will be held on Monday, October 22, 2018. 

Qualified electors will be casting ballots for the following offices:
  • Mayor - one (1) elected at large
  • Deputy Mayor - one (1) elected at large
  • Councillors - three (3) elected at large
  • School Board Trustee - one (1) elected per board

Who Can Vote?

A person is entitled to be an elector at an election held in a local municipality, on voting day, if he or she:
  • Resides in the local municipality or is the owner or tenant of land there, or the spouse of such owner or tenant;
  • Is a Canadian citizen;
  • Is at least 18 years old; and 
  • Is not prohibited from voting under Section 17(3) of the Municipal Elections Act, 1996.

Voters' List

The voters' list is a list of qualified electors in the Township of South Glengarry.

During an election cycle, the Municipal Property Assessment Corporation (MPAC) is responsible for preparing the preliminary list of electors for each Municipality and School Board in Ontario. It is MPAC's Municipal Property Assessment database of of both property owners and tenants that is used to prepare this preliminary list, which aids in the preparation of the final voters' list for Voting Day.

Once Municipalities have the preliminary list of electors, the revision period begins and electors may add their name or make changes directly at the Voter Help Centre (6 Oak Street, Lancaster).

If you are interested in checking your information with MPAC we encourage you contact them directly. 

How can I add or change my information on the Voters' List?

The Voters' List is available for public inspection at the Township Office located at 6 Oak Street in Lancaster during regular business hours. Voters should verify that their information is correct on the Voters' List, including name, address and date of birth.

Any elector who wishes to change their information or add their name to the Voters' List must complete an EL15 Form and submit it to the Clerk in person at the Township Office during regular business hours. You must present a piece of identification with your name and address for proof of identity. 

Voter Information Letter

Qualified and registered electors will receive, by mail, a Voter Information Letter. This white windowed envelope will be mailed with: IMPORTANT INFORMATION: 2018 MUNICIPAL ELECTIONS printed on the front. This letter will contain your individual, confidential Voting PIN. 

Individual PINs will be mailed to qualified voters in early October. 

Voting instructions will be included in the voter letter mailed to each person on the Voters' List. Included in this information are instructions on how to access the voting system. 

How Can I Vote?

Voting will commence on October 17, 2018 at 9:00 am and will conclude on October 22, 2018 at 8:00 pm.You will require your Voter Information Letter to vote. 

Voters can cast their ballot using Internet, telephone or composite paper ballots. Internet or telephone voting can be done from the comfort of your own home!

Internet and composite paper ballots will also be available at the Voter Help Centre located at the Township of South Glengarry office, 6 Oak Street, Lancaster.

Voter Help Centre

The Township of South Glengarry office is designated as the Voter Help Centre. Internet access will be available to any elector requiring such service. 

Voter Help Centre Hours

  • October 17-19 from 9:00 am to 4:00 pm 
  • October 20-21 from 10:00 am to 2:00 pm
  • October 22 from 9:00 am to 8:00 pm