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The 2018 Municipal and School Board Election is Monday, October 22, 2018.

Looking for details on the 2018 Provincial Election? www.elections.on.ca

List of Nominated Candidates can be found on the General Information webpage.

IMPORTANT INFORMATION for Third Party Advertisers.
Recent changes made to the Municipal Elections Act, 1996 mean the 2018 Municipal Election will be the first time that third party advertising is regulated in Ontario. Visit Information for Third Party Advertisers webpage for more information.

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CONSIDER SCHEDULING AN APPOINTMENT BEFORE COMING TO FILE YOUR NOMINATION PAPERS. The Clerk’s office staff will review pertinent information with you when you come to file your nomination papers. The filing process will take approximately twenty (20) minutes. Please call 905-735-1700 ext. 2193 or email election@welland.ca to arrange a time convenient for you during office hours.

Thinking about running in Welland? Here is what you need to know:

Nomination Period: NEW – Nominations will be accepted from Tuesday, May 1, 2018 to Friday, July 27, 2018 at 2:00 p.m

You must file Nomination Papers with the Office of the City clerk prior to raising campaign funds (contributions) or incurring campaign expenses.

Contributions are considered to be any money, goods or services given to and accepted by, or on behalf of the candidate for their campaign.

Visit Information for Candidates webpage for more information.



Questions, Assistance, and Accessibility

If you have questions, comments or concerns regarding the Municipal Election, please contact the City Clerk’s staff. They will be pleased to assist you.

Telephone: 905-735-1700 ext. 2193
Email: election@welland.ca

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