2018 Municipal Election

Municipal Election – Notice of Election Monday, October 22, 2018

The Ryerson Township Election will be conducted using Vote by Mail.

The Vote by Mail kits were mailed September 24, 2018 – so look for yours in the mail.  You may deposit your ballot at the Ballot Return Station at the Municipal Office, 28 Midlothian Rd. Alternatively kits may be mailed by October 11, 2018 so that they are received by the municipality by October 22, 2018.

Please click on ‘Notice of Election’ below for further information.

 Notice of Election and Revisions to the Voter’s List, click below


August 2, 2018 List of Certified Candidates:

August 2, 2018 List of Certified Candidates

July 30, 2018 Declaration of Acclamation to Office



Election Day
The next Municipal Election will be held on Monday, October 22, 2018 for the 2018-2022 term of office.
Voting Method
The election method for the 2018 Municipal Election in the Township of Ryerson will be Vote by Mail.
Ryerson 2018 Vote by Mail Policy
Nomination Period
The nomination period for the 2018 Municipal Election will open on May 1, 2018 and will close at 2:00 p.m. on July 27, 2018.
Changes to the Municipal Elections Act
On June 9, 2016, the Municipal Elections Modernization Act, 2016 came into effect making a number of changes to the Municipal Elections Act, 1996. For information on these changes visit the Ministry of Municipal Affairs website.

Important Dates

Nominations Open – May 1, 2018
Nomination Deadline – July 27, 2018 – 2:00 p.m.
Voting Day – October 22, 2018
Term of Office – December 1, 2018 to November 14, 2022



Ministry of Municipal Affairs Election Information

The following guides are available at www.ontario.ca/municipalelections

  • 2018 Voters’ guide for Ontario municipal council and school board elections
  • 2018 Candidates’ guide for Ontario municipal council and school board elections
  • 2018 Guide for third party advertisers for Ontario municipal council and school board elections

The following forms are available at http://www.forms.ssb.gov.on.ca/mbs/ssb/forms

  • Appointment for Voting Proxy
  • Declaration of Identity
  • Endorsement of Nomination
  • Financial Statement – Subsequent Expenses
  • Financial Statement – Auditor’s Report Candidate
  • Financial Statement – Auditor’s Report Third Party
  • Nomination Paper
  • Notice of Extension of Campaign Period
  • Notice of Registration – Third Party