Municipal Election

Welcome to the 2018 Clearview Township Election information page. Municipal elections in Ontario are held every four years and are governed by the Municipal Elections Act. The next election for Clearview Township will be held on Monday, October 22, 2018.


Election Nomination Period Change of Date
Please be advised that the Nomination Period for the 2018 Municipal Election has been shortened due to recent changes to the Municipal Elections Act. Nominations will not be accepted until May 1, 2018. The deadline for nominations will be 2 p.m. on July 27, 2018. Forms and candidate information packages will be available Spring 2018.

Workshops & Information Sessions:

Below is a list of scheduled workshops and information session. Click on the listing to expand for additional information.

Candidate & Third Party Advertiser: Wednesday, April 4, 2018

The Ministry of Municipal Affairs & Housing has partnered with Clearview Township, the Town of Collingwood and the Town Wasaga Beach to host two detailed information sessions about requirements for running as a candidate in the upcoming municipal & school board elections as well as reviewing the new rules for “third-party advertisers.” Anyone who is considering running for office, or registering as a third party advertiser is welcome and encouraged to attend.
  • Clearview: 6:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. (Township of Clearview Administration Centre, 217 Gideon Street, Stayner)
    For the Clearview session, please RSVP by Monday, April 2, 2018

Webinar for Third Party Advertiser: Friday April 13, 2018
The webinar dates and time: Friday April 13, 2018 from 2:00 – 4:00PM and Monday April 23, 2018 from 6:00 – 8:00PM. The connection details will be distributed closer to the date. The webinar will focus on the rules pertaining to Third Party Advertisers.
Candidate Information Workshop: Saturday, May 5th, 2018
The Town of Blue Mountains is hosting a candidate information workshop on May 5th, 2018. For details, click on the link: Candidate Information Workshop
In Person Finance Refresher Session: Tuesday, September 18, 2018
Tuesday September 18, 2018 from 7:00 – 9:00PM at the Simcoe County Museum located at 1151 Highway 26, Minsesing.

Important Dates:

Nomination start date: May 1, 2018
Nomination end date: July 27, 2018, 2 p.m.
Election Day: October 22, 2018
New term of council begins: December 1, 2018
End of campaign period: December 31, 2018

Voting Policies & Procedures

2018 Municipal Election – Telephone and Internet Voting Policies & Procedures

An original, signed copy of the above Voting Policies and Procedures is available for viewing by contacting the Clerk.


For additional information or for assistance regarding the election, please contact:

Pamela Fettes
Director, Legislative Services/Clerk
705-428-6230 ext. 224