On June 15, 2021 North Kawartha Council made the following motion:

Alternative Voting for the 2022 Municipal and School Board Elections
Motion 21 - 205
That Council pass a by-law at the end of the meeting to approve telephone and internet voting for the 2022 municipal and school board elections. Carried.

By-Law 2021-0052 being a by-law to provide for alternative voting methods for the 2022 municipal and school board elections


2018 Election Results

2018 Official Results - North Kawartha Municipal and School Board Elections

2018 Official Results - French Language School Boards Declaration of Certified Results

Voter Turnout Percentage 1997 - 2018


Election Accessibility

The Township of North Kawartha recognizes that persons with disabilities should be provided with an equal opportunity to access goods, services and information in a manner consistent with the principles of independence, dignity, integration and equality. The 2018 Municipal Election Accessibility Plan supports accessible elections and the Township’s commitment to the needs of persons with disabilities.

Post-Election Accessibility Report Municipal Election 2018 (Required by Section 12.1 (3) of the Municipal Elections Act, 1996, as amended)


Helpful Resources

Helpful Resources

The Ministry of Municipal Affairs  is an excellent resource for Election Information for Candidates and Voters.

Municipal World; This website provides a media centre, daily municipal news as well as municipal stories and books available for purchase in their store

Municipal Election Act

2018 Ontario Municipal and School Board Elections

2018 Key Election Dates

North Kawartha Election Staff will be pleased to assist you. You can contact Connie Parent, Clerk/Election Returning Officer or Kelly Picken, Deputy Clerk/Deputy Returning Officer.

Financial Statements (Form 4) for Candidates and Third Party
Financial Statement and Auditor’s Report (Section 88 Municipal Elections Act)

The Elections Act requires a candidate to file a financial statement. The deadline for filing financial statements for the reporting period ending December 31, 2018 was on or before 2:00 PM, March 29, 2019. A candidate who misses the filing deadline may file within a 30 day grace period, provided that a $500.00 late filing fee is paid to the municipality.

The Elections Act stipulates that candidates whose campaign contributions and total expenses are greater than $10,000 must have their financial statement audited and submit the auditor's report to the Clerk along with their financial statement. The auditor's report shall be prepared by an auditor licensed under the Public Accounting Act, 2004.

Refund of Nomination Filing Fee (Section 34 Municipal Elections Act)

A candidate is entitled to receive a refund of the nomination filing fee if the documents required under subsection 88.25 (1) are filed on or before 2 p.m. on the filing date in accordance with that subsection.

Financial Statements Filed in the 2018 Municipal Election

All 2018 Municipal and School Board candidates are required to complete a Financial Statement (Form 4) for all contributions and incurred expenses during the campaign period.

As required by Section 88.23 of the Municipal Elections Act, (MEA) the clerk shall make available to the public a report setting out all candidates in an election and indicating whether each candidate complied with Section 88.25 of the MEA. The report shall be made available on the website as soon as possible after April 30th in the year following the election.

The Elections Act also requires that the Township make the Form 4 available electronically and as such the Form for each Candidate have been posted below:

Amyotte, Carolyn - Mayor

Hutton, Doug - Deputy Mayor

McLellan, Colin - Councillor Ward 2

Miszuk, Roman - Councillor at Large

O'Shea, Jim - Councillor Ward 1

Powell, Tim - Councillor Ward 2

Wease, Dave - Councillor Ward 2

Whelan, Jim - Councillor Ward 2 - Withdrawn

Whelan, Jim - Deputy Mayor

Woodcock, Rick - Mayor


Wright, Mark - Third Party Advertiser (Form 8)

2018 Municipal Election Clerk's Report of Financial Compliance


Financial Statements for English Language Public and Separate School Board Candidates: http://www.selwyntownship.ca/en/townshiphall/Financial-Statement---Auitor-s-Report--Form-4-.asp

Financial Statements for French Language Public and Separate School Board Candidates: https://www.oshawa.ca/city-hall/2018-registered-candidates---financial-statements.asp





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