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Registered Candidate Information

Are you interested in running for local government office? 

If you plan to seek office in the 2018 municipal election in Haldimand County, you must file your nomination with the Municipal Clerk before you spend or raise any money for campaign activities.

Voting Day is scheduled for Monday, October 22, 2018.


The prescribed nomination forms may be obtained and filed at the Clerk’s Office, Cayuga Administration Building, 45 Munsee Street, during the following times:

  • During normal working hours of the Clerk’s Office, Monday to Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. from May 1, 2018 to July 26, 2018 
  • From 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. on Nomination Day - July 27, 2018.

 The nomination shall:

  1. be in the prescribed form and signed by the person being nominated;
  2. be accompanied by the prescribed filing fee of $200.00 for the office of Mayor and $100.00 for all other offices. This fee shall be paid in cash, certified cheque, money order, debit, Visa or Mastercard.


Related Links  

An overview of guidelines and requirements for election signs in accordance to the County's Sign By-law 1064/10 is attached:
Pdf IconElection Sign Guide

The Association of Municipalities of Ontario (AMO) has prepared an online course to help individuals better understand what being a member of Council brings – specifically the responsibilities and limits, and the dynamics of governing.  For further information on the course, please see the attached link:

Association of Municipalities of Ontario's online course "So You Want to Run for Council"

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