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The Municipal Election was held on Monday, Oct. 22, 2018. See 2018 Election Results.

The Premier announced at a press conference on July 27, 2018 his intention to pause on the general election of the Regional Chair for Niagara for the 2018 to 2022 term of Council. More information is available on the Niagara Region's website. 

Candidate Financial Statements - Auditor's Report (Form 4)

Everyone that has filed a nomination paper with the City to participate in the Municipal & School Board Elections as a candidate must in turn file their financial statement with the City Clerk after each election. These statements detail the income and expenses incurred during the candidate's campaign.

Your completed financial statement must be submitted to the clerk by
2 p.m. on the last Friday in March (March 29, 2019).

All financial statements are public documents. The Clerk must retain the statements until the new council takes office after the 2022 scheduled election. 

Any person may make extracts from the documents and is entitled to copies of the documents but must only do so knowing that the information obtained shall only be used for election purposes as per the Municipal Elections Act.

Notice of Extension of Campaign (Form 6)

Your campaign period ends on Monday, December 31, 2018. However, if your campaign has a deficit, you can extend your campaign in order to do some additional fundraising. If you want to extend your campaign, you must notify the clerk on or before Monday, December 31, 2018 using the Notice of Extension of Campaign - Form 6.

Your campaign may be extended until June 30, 2019.
If you extend your campaign you must file two financial statements:

  • a financial statement reflecting your campaign until December 31 (due March 29, 2019)
  • a supplementary financial statement that includes the information from your initial statement and adds financial information from your extended campaign.

The supplementary financial statement must be filed with the clerk by 2 p.m. on Friday, September 27, 2019.

2018 Ward and Polling Location Map

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