The next municipal election will be held on Monday, October 22, 2018. This year eligible voters will be able to cast their vote electronically, leaving Muskokans with no excuse not to vote. 

The term of office for elected representatives is December 1st, 2018 to November 30th, 2022 (a four year term). Learn who in your community best represents your position on the issues that mean the most to you and your family! 


How do I vote?

You will receive a Voter ID & a Pin

Then proceed to the website or use the phone number provided.

Click HERE for an ONLINE voting instructional video.

Click HERE for a TELEPHONE voting instructional video.


Voting will be done by Telephone & Online only starting October 12, 2018 and ending October 22, 2018.

If you are on the list you will be mailed (to your permanent address) a Voter’s Package containing registration and PIN numbers. It will explain to you how to proceed with Telephone and Online voting.

If you have any questions or concerns, please contact your township office which will be your designated Election Help Centre. 

Who can vote?

You can vote if you are:

  • 18 years of age or older
  • a Canadian citizen
  • either a resident of the municipality or a property owner or tenant, or the spouse or same sex partner of an owner or tenant in the municipality, during a specified time just before the election.

FAQ: “My family owns a cottage. Can I vote in that municipality?” In order to qualify as a non-resident elector, you (or your spouse) must be the owner or tenant of the property. If a family member who is not your spouse is the owner, and you have use of the cottage, you would not qualify as a non-resident elector. If the cottage is owned by a trust, you would not qualify as a non-resident elector.

In Ontario Municipal elections, you are entitled to vote where you own property. Therefore, plan to vote at your cottage riding as well as your permanent residence.

Updates:

MRA response letter 

October 5, 2018

MLA/Friends of Muskoka response to MRA “Stance on Candidate Endorsement”

Please click here to read the letter.

Bracebridge

There will be a meeting to hear from the Bracebridge ward candidates. This event is sponsored by the Muskoka Chamber of Commerce.

Thursday October 4, 2018
Quality Inn, Bracebridge
7 to 9 pm

Gravenhurst All Candidates Meeting Video on You Tube

Aug. 30, 2018

The Gravenhurst All Candidates Meeting sponsored by the MLA, the Friends of Muskoka, and 12 Gravenhurst lake associations was well-attended and provided an opportunity for voters to hear directly from the candidates regarding some key issues including waterfront development, property taxes and municipal budgets, and Council priorities for the next four years. 

The meeting was recorded and can be viewed on You Tube by clicking on this link https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QwTgCORqGcA&t=536s