Information for Voters

In the 2022 municipal election, eligible electors in North Kawartha will be able to vote electronically using the internet or telephone

Simply Voting; Electronic Voting in Municipal Elections Instruction Video

Is your name on the Voter's List?

If you are an eligible voter over the age of 18 you can confirm or update your information in a few easy steps. You can also change your school support for electoral purposes and add names to your property address.

Updating this information will help to ensure that municipal Voters’ Lists are accurate and up-to-date in preparation for municipal and school board elections occurring this October.

Is your name on the Voter's List?

Visit VoterLookup.ca to confirm that your name is on the Voter's List for the 2022 Municipal Election.

Who can vote in a municipal election?

A person is entitled to be an elector at an election held in a local municipality if on Voting Day, he or she,
- resides in the local municipality, or is the owner or tenant of land there, or the spouse of such owner or tenant; and
- is a Canadian Citizen
- is at least 18 years old; and
- is not prohibited from voting under Section 17 Subsection 3 of the Municipal Election Act or otherwise by law.

It can sometimes be complicated to determine if you qualify, please refer to the 2022 Voters' Guide provided by the Ministry of Municipal Affairs for further explanation.

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Who can vote in a school board election?

In order to vote in a school board election in Ontario, you must be aged 18 or older and a Canadian citizen.

If you are a resident of a municipality, you are eligible to vote for school trustee. If you are the owner or tenant (or spouse of an owner or tenant) of residential property in a municipality, you are eligible to vote for school trustee. You are allowed to vote only once for the same school board.

If you are eligible to vote in a municipality because you are the owner or tenant (or spouse of an owner or tenant) of a commercial property there, you are not eligible to vote for school trustee.

Please refer to the Ministry of Municipal Affairs Voters' Guide (coming soon) for further detail.

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 2022 Municipal Election Accessibility Plan supports accessible elections and the Township’s commitment to the needs of persons with disabilities.

The Ministry of Community and Social Services, Count Us In: Removing Barriers to Political Participation Quick Reference Guide to Accessible Campaign Information and Communication.

Resources:

Ministry of Municipal Affairs

Municipal Elections Act

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

Contact Us

Connie Parent
Clerk
The Township of North Kawartha
280 Burleigh Street
P.O. Box 550
Apsley, Ontario
K0L 1A0

T. 705-656-5187
Toll Free: 1-800-755-6931 ext. 234
F. 705-656-4446
Email the Clerk

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