Do you want to learn more about Municipal Elections? Interested in becoming a candidate in 2018? You came to the right place.

The next municipal election to elect a Mayor, Councillors and School Board Trustees will be held on Monday, October 22, 2018.

Nomination papers are now available online and at the Clerk’s Department, Township of Perry, located at 1695 Emsdale Road, Emsdale, Ontario.  Nomination Forms can be filed beginning Tuesday, May 1, 2018.

The election method for the 2018 Municipal Election in the Township of Perry will be Vote By MailSee By-law 2017-26 Vote By Mail for more information.

The Township of Perry seeks nominations for the offices of ‘One’ Mayor and ‘Four’ Councillors.  Please find specific information on how to become nominated, by clicking here.




Are you recorded as an eligible elector for the upcoming municipal election?

Visit Voter Lookup to confirm or update your information.

For more information, please contact the Township of Perry at 705-636-5941 or MPAC at 1-866-296-6722.

Key Dates

There are many important dates that candidates should be aware, please see the list below:

  • Nomination Period
    Tuesday, May 1, 2018 to Friday, July 27, 2018 at 2:00 p.m.
  • Nomination Day
    Friday, July 27, 2018 from 9:oo a.m. to 2:00 p.m.
    Nominations close at 2:00 p.m.

    This date is also the deadline for withdrawal
  • Campaign Period
    Tuesday, May 1, 2018 to Monday, December 31, 2018
  • Voting Day
    Monday, October 22, 2018
  • Term of Office
    December 1, 2018 to November 14, 2022
  • Financial Filing Deadline
    Friday, March 29, 2019