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Election signs for the federal election on Monday, October 19, 2015 may begin going up on the day the writ is dropped.
Candidates wishing to place signs on allowable public property must complete the Election Sign Deposit form, pay a $250 sign deposit by cash, certified cheque or money order (payable to Treasurer, City of Toronto) and submit the form and money to Election Services at City Hall or 89 Northline Road, Monday to Friday, 8:30 am to 4:30 pm, excluding statutory holidays.
The Province is in the process of reviewing public submissions regarding the Municipal Elections Act, 1996 and will assess the feedback and develop recommendations for improvements to specific areas including Ranked Ballots, Campaign Finance, Third Party Advertising, Accessibility and Enforcement.
The option of allowing municipalities in Ontario to use ranked ballots in future elections is a commitment from the Province. To help you better understand the ranked ballot voting system the following video links are from municipalities that have implemented ranked ballots:
All candidates who ran for office in the 2014 municipal election must submit financial statement(s).
Financial Statements and Auditor's Reports (Form 4) that have been submitted can be viewed here .
Find complete details about contributions and the contribution rebate program including: Application rules and procedure, timing, rebate payment schedule and formula for calculating rebates.
If an eligible elector believes, on reasonable grounds, a candidate that has contravened the rules of the Municipal Elections Act, 1996 (the Act) relating to election campaign finances, he or she can request a compliance audit of the candidate's finances.
For more information and to download a compliance audit application, click here.
The Municipal Elections Act, 1996, requires the Clerk to submit within 90 days after voting day in a regular election a report to council about the identification, removal, and prevention of barriers that affect electors and candidates with disabilities.
The 2014 Municipal Election Report on Accessibility identifies the various initiatives undertaken by the City Clerk's Office for the 2014 Municipal Election, as well as the outcomes and recommendations for future elections.
View the Accessibility Plan and 2014 Municipal Election Report on Accessibility here.
Everything you need to know about voting in a municipal election.
Find information on becoming a candidate or managing a campaign.
Information on staffing for the next municipal election.
View all election videos here, including the:
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