TOWNSHIP OF O’CONNOR 2022 MUNICIPAL ELECTIONPosted on August 30, 2022
WE ARE HAVING AN ELECTION!
Please mark October 24, 2022 on your calendar to come out and vote. Voting hours are from 10:00 a.m. until 8:00 p.m. An employer must allow a voter three consecutive hours to vote. An advance vote will also be held if you are unavailable on that date. Watch for the date and times in the October issue of the Cornerstone and on this website.
We would like to thank the following persons who have put their names forward as candidates for the office of Councillor (Four (4) to be elected).
Alexander CRANE, Jonathon HARI, John SOBOLTA,
Bishop RACICOT, Brendan REA, Carly TORKKELI.
ELECTED TO OFFICE BY ACCLAMATION:
Mayor: Jim VEZINA
The O’Connor Community Club will host an all Candidates Night so the voters can meet their candidates for Councillor. More information will be made available in the October issue of the Cornerstone and will be posted on the Township’s website. Please take this opportunity to come out and meet your candidates running for the position of Councillor so you can make an informative vote.
SCHOOL BOARD TRUSTEES
Information regarding the candidates for School Board Trustees can be obtained by visiting this website under the Municipal Elections tab. As a resident of the Township, you are eligible to vote for your boards trustees.
The preliminary voter’s list is available at the Municipal Office for electors who wish to confirm that their name appears on the listing.
ELECTION “VOTER IDENTIFICATION & ELIGIBILITY”
An elector must be a Canadian citizen, be 18 years of age on October 24th, reside in the municipality or be the owner or tenant of land in the municipality or be a spouse of such a person. An elector who is on the voters’ list must show identification confirming their identity and place of residence in order to receive a ballot. Photo ID is accepted, but not required. Two pieces of ID can be combined as long as together they have the required information. If an elector who is on the voters’ list does not have acceptable identification, they may make a statutory declaration that they are the person on the voters’ list in order to receive a ballot.
VOTING BY PROXY
An elector in a municipality may appoint another person, similarly qualified as an elector, as his or her voting proxy, using the prescribed form located in the 2022 Voter’s Guide on this website.