O'Connor Township

Country Living at its Best

Phone: 807-476-1451
Email: twpoconn@tbaytel.net

Municipal Elections

2018 Municipal Election
Voting Day is Monday, October 22, 2018 between 10:00 am and 8:00 p.m. 
The first day for candidates to file a nomination paper for the office of mayor or councillor is Tuesday, May 1, 2018. Nomination can be filed during regular office hours.  Nomination Day is Friday, July 27, 2018, This is the last day to file nomination papers.  Nominations will be accepted between 9 a.m. and 2 p.m. on this date.
The term of the new office commences Monday, December 3, 2018
For more information with regard to the upcoming election or about becoming a candidate you may contact the Township office at 476-1451.
2016 Appointment
Due to the passing of our Mayor Ron Nelson in November of 2015 his seat became vacant.  Councillor Jim Vezina was appointed as Mayor and expressions of interest were requested to fill the vacant Councillor seat.  Councillor Chantal Alkins was selected to the seat and was sworn in to the position in March 2016.
2014 Election
The Election is complete. Council for the next four years has been set.  Congratulations to our new Council.  Mayor Ron Nelson, Councillors Kevin Foekens, Jerry Loan, Bishop Racicot and Jim Vezina.
Candidates Financial Statements for the 2014 Election:
Kevin Foekens
Gwen Garbutt
Jerry Loan
Ron Nelson
Bishop Racicot
Jim Vezina
Election Results for the 2014 Municipal Election
For the Council results please click here
2014 Municipal Election
Candidates’ Night – Hosted by the O’Connor Community Club
Come out and meet your municipal election candidates Tuesday, October 21, 2014 at 7:30 p.m. in the O’Connor Community Centre -330 Highway 595.  Click here for the agenda for the evening.
For a full list of candidates running for municipal council and the school boards please see attached notice.
Election Day is Monday, October 27, 2014 from 10:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. in the O’Connor Council Chambers located at 330 Highway 595 in the back of the Municipal Office – See signs on the building for direction to the entrance.  The Accessible entrance will continue to be the main office front entrance.
Also an advance vote will be held on Wednesday, October 22, 2014 from 3:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. in the O’Connor Council Chambers if you are unavailable on October 27 or would prefer to vote on that day.
Please remember to bring identification with you when you come to vote. Click here for a full list of Voter Identification Qualifying Documents.

Are you recorded as an eligible elector for the upcoming municipal election?  Potential electors can visit voterlookup.ca to confirm and/or update their electoral information in a few easy steps. You can also change/update your school support for electoral purposes and add names to your property address.

Updating this information will help to ensure that Voters’ Lists, prepared by the municipality, are accurate and up-to-date in preparation for municipal and school board elections occurring this fall.

Find out ahead of time if you are an eligible elector. Click the logo above or visit voterlookup.ca or call 1-866-296-6722. Have your say. Log on today.
List of Certified Candidates for 2014 Municipal Election
List of Certified Candidates – English Language Separate Trustees
List of Certified Candidates – English Language Public Trustee 
List of Certified Cadidates – French Language Separate Trustee
Acclamation of French Public Language Trustee – GELINEAULT, Anne Marie
List of 2014 Municipal Election candidates as registered
Form 1 – Nomination Paper
Form 4 – Financial Statement – Auditor Report
Campaign Finance information
Municipal Election Act, 1996
Association of Municipalities of Ontario (AMO) – So you Want to Run for Council?
2014 Municipal & School Board Elections – Candidate Information Session
Making a Difference for Kids – Running for Election as a School Board Trustee
Run and Win – A Guide to Succeeding in Municipal Elections
Candidate’s Guide to Accessible Elections