Elections 

Voters' List Revision Period Has Ended

The time period for 2014 Municipal Election Voters' List revisions is now over. Should you wish to have the list of residents for your household or property updated or corrected for the next Municipal Election in 2018, please contact the Municipal Property Assessment Corporation (MPAC) directly.

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Municipal Election: October 27, 2014
Polls Now Closed

Polls for the 2014 Municipal Election are now closed in Brantford.

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Municipal Election Contacts

General Enquiries:

Deputy Clerk/Manager of Licensing and Administrative Services
Rick Levac
(519) 759-4150
rlevac@brantford.ca

City Clerk
Lori Wolfe
(519) 759-4150

lwolfe@brantford.ca

 

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Nomination Period

Nominations may be filed by candidates at the Clerk's office at any time, Monday to Friday from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. (excluding statutory holidays), from Thursday, January 2, 2014 to Thursday, September 11, 2014. There is a $200 filing fee for the Office of the Mayor, and a $100.00 filing fee for all other positions. Candidates will receive a refund of the nomination fee only if they receive more than 2% of the votes cast in the election for the office.

Nomination Day

Last day for filing nominations is Friday September 12, 2014, 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.

Eligibility

To run for council an individual must be:

  • A Canadian citizen
  • At least 18 years of age
  • A resident of the City of Brantford; or own or lease property (or be the spouse of the owner or lessee) in the City of Brantford
  • Not legally prohibited from voting
  • Not disqualified by any legislation from holding municipal office
  • Candidates for School Board Trustee must reside within the Board area and be a supporter of that Board

Campaign Period

The campaign period begins on January 2, 2014 or when a candidate files their nomination paper, whichever is later, and ends on December 31, 2014 unless the candidate withdraws the nomination, the Clerk rejects the nomination or the candidate is continuing their campaign to erase a deficit.

It is a Candidate's responsibility to ensure that they have complied with the Municipal Elections Act 1996, and any other relevant legislation pertaining to Municipal Elections.

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