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Key Dates


Below are milestone dates for Candidates, Third Party Advertisers and residents relating to the 2018 Municipal and School Board Elections.

KEY DATES - 2018

Tuesday, May 1, 2018

  • First day for candidates to file a nomination paper for the office of mayor, regional chair, town council, regional council or school board trustee.
  • First day for an individual or entity to file a notice of registration as a third party advertiser.
  • Campaign period begins once a nomination paper or notice of registration is filed.
  • Preliminary expense limit and other legislative documentation provided to candidates and third party advertisers on the day they file.

Friday, July 27, 2018

  • Last day for a candidate to file or withdraw a nomination.
  • Nominations or withdrawal cannot be accepted beyond 2 p.m.

Monday, July 30, 2018

  • Certification of nomination papers to be completed by 4 p.m.
  • Declaration of acclamation provided after 4 p.m.
  • After the certification of the candidates, Proxy appointment forms will be available for electors who can not vote on any of the voting days.

Tuesday, September 4, 2018

  • Voters' list available to certified candidates.
  • Revision period begins - Electors may update or add their name to the voters' list.

Tuesday, September 25, 2018

  • Final expense limits provided to candidates and third party advertisers.

Friday, October 12, 2018

  • Advance Polling - Stevensville Memorial Hall (2508 Stevensville Rd.) from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Saturday, October 13, 2018

  • Advance Polling - Leisureplex Banquet Hall (3 Municipal Centre Dr.) from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
  • Clerk's Office will be open from 12:00pm-5:00pm for the purpose of certifying proxies.

Monday, October 15, 2018

  • Advance Polling - Central Fire Station (444 Central Ave.) from 1 to 8 p.m.

Tuesday, October 16, 2018

  • Advance Polling - Crystal Ridge Comunity Centre (99 Ridge Rd. S) from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.

Download Advance Poll and Election Day Voting Locations (PDF)

Friday, October 19, 2018

  • Last day for an individual or entity to file a notice of registration as a third party advertiser.

Monday, October 22, 2018 - Election Day

  • Voting Day - Polls will be open 10 a.m. to 8 p.m.

Monday, December 3, 2018

  • Inaugural Meeting of new term of Town Council

Monday, December 31, 2018

  • Campaign period ends for candidates and registered third parties.
  • Last day for candidate or registered third parties to file an Extension of campaign period (Form 6).

KEY DATES - 2019

Wednesday, February 27, 2019

  • Last day for Clerk to provide notice of financial filing requirements and penalties

Thursday, March 28, 2019

  • Last day for candidate or registered third party to apply to Superior Court of Justice to extend the time to file the financial statement.

Friday, March 29, 2019

  • By 2 p.m.
    • Last day to file financial statement for reporting period ending December 31, 2018 - applies to all candidates and registered third parties.
    • Last day for candidate or registered third party to notify Clerk of filing extension received from the Superior Court of Justice
  • After 2 p.m.
    • 90 day compliance audit period begins
    • Start of 30 day grace period and $500 late filing fee

Monday, April 29, 2019

  • Last day (by 2 p.m.) for candidate or registered third party to file a primary financial statement and pay $500 late filing fee.
  • Penalties take affect at 2:01 p.m.

Thursday, June 27, 2019

  • Last day to request a compliance audit on primary financial statement

Wednesday, August 28, 2019

  • Last day for Clerk to provide notice of supplementary filiing requirements and penalties

Thursday, September 26, 2019

  • Last day for candidate or registered third party to apply to Court to extend time to file financial statement

Friday, September 27, 2019

  • By 2 p.m.
    • Last day to file financial statement for reporting period ending July 2, 2019
    • Last day for candidate or registered third party to notify Clerk of filing extension by Court
  • After 2 p.m.
    • 90 day compliance audit period begins
    • Start of 30 day grace period and $500 late filing fee

Monday, October 28, 2019

  • Last day (by 2 p.m.) to file supplementary financial statement and pay late filing fee
  • Penalties take effect at 2:01 p.m.

Friday, December 27, 2019

  • Last day to request a complance audit on supplementary financial statement