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Elections - 2018 Candidate Information



Nomination forms must be signed by the candidate and may be filed in person or by an agent (No fax or email) during regular business hours (8:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. - weekends and Statutory Holidays excluded) beginning on Tuesday, May 1, 2018 through to 2:00 p.m. on Friday, July 27, 2018 (Nomination Day) with the office of the Clerk at Township of Lake of Bays Municipal Office at 1012 Dwight Beach Road, Dwight, ON.

There is a new requirement that each Nomination Paper (excluding School Board Trustee candidates) must be endorsed by 25 eligible voters with original signatures supporting the nomination. 

Candidates are responsible for ensuring that they meet the Candidate Qualifications prior to filing their nomination papers. A nomination paper must be filed prior to accepting campaign contributions or incurring expenses.



1.  Notice of Nomination   1.  Municipal Affairs - Candidates Guide
2.  Nomination Paper (Form 1) (original signature required) 2.  Elections Signs
3.  Endorsement of Nomination (Form 2) (original signatures required) 3.  Use of Corporate Resources for Election Purposes
4.  Declaration of Qualifications (original signature required) 4.  Council Remuneration (By-law 2018-043)
5.  Candidate's Consent for Release of Personal Information 5.  Financial Statement (Form 4)
6.  Candidate's Declaration of Proper Use of Voters' List 6.  Financial Statement - Subsequent Expenses (Form 5)
7.  Withdrawal of Nomination 7.  Extension of Campaign Period (Form 6)
8.  Municipal Campaign Letter to Financial Institution 8.  Resources
9.  Notice of Filing Requirements - Financial Statement 9.  Training and Webinars
10. Notice of Penalties 10. Voter Identification (O.Reg. 304/13)
11. Estimated Maximum Campaign Spending Limits 11. District of Muskoka Candidate Information
1.  Election Procedures 1.  Guide to Candidate Access Portal



For more information, please contact the Clerk. 


Carrie Sykes, Director of Corporate Services/Clerk
Township of Lake of Bays
1012 Dwight Beach Road
Dwight, ON  P0A 1H0
Telephone:  (705) 635-2272, ext. 236

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