2018 Election

Click here for the Declaration of Elected Candidates

Click here for a list of 2018 Certified Official Election Results

Click Here for the Official Results of the 2018 School Board Trustee Positions

The next regular Municipal Election will be held on Monday, October 22nd, 2018. 

Click here to view a list of all the 2018 candidates. 

Important Dates:

Subject Date
Nomination Start Date May 1, 2018
Nomination End Date July 27, 2018 at 2:00pm
Voting Day October 22, 2018
New Term of Council Begins December 1, 2018
End of Campaign Period December 31, 2018

The new term of Council office will be from December 1st, 2018 to November 15th, 2022.

Are You on the Voters’ List?

To find out if you are on the Voters’ List please contact the Deputy Clerk at 613-658-3055 ext.105 or visit the Municipal Office at 18 Centre St. Spencerville.

If you need to be added to the Voters’ List or update your information please fill out the form listed below and bring it to the Municipal Office at 18 Centre St. Spencerville, along with proof of residency and proof of age.

Application to Amend Voter’s List Form

Traditional/Telephone/Internet Voting in the 2018 Election

The Township of Edwardsburgh Cardinal will once again be offering residents the options of traditional paper ballots, telephone and internet voting for the 2018 Municipal Election.

Traditional paper ballots will be available on Election Day, Monday, October 22, 2018. Telephone and Internet noting will be used on Election Day, Monday, October 22, 2018, as well as the 7 days prior to the election.

The Municipal Elections Act, states that the Clerk shall establish procedures and forms for the use of any voting and vote-counting method authorized by by-law, and any alternative voting method authorized by by-law, and provide copy of the procedures and forms to each candidate when his or her nomination is filed.

To view the above noted procedures, please click here.

View the 2018 Municipal Election Accessibility Plan

Eligibility to Vote:

You are eligible to vote in the Township of Edwardsburgh Cardinal if you are:

  • A Canadian Citizen;
  • At least 18 years old;
  • Live in the Township of Edwardsburgh Cardinal or own or rent property in the Township of Edwardsburgh Cardinal, or are the spouse of an owner or tenant; and
  • Not prohibited from voting

Click here to view a list of acceptable documents for voter identification.

Key Information/Documentation 

Edwardsburgh Cardinal Candidate Information Guide 2018

Nomination Form 1

Endorsement of Nomination Form 2

2018 Candidates’ Guide for Ontario Municipal Council and School Board Elections

2018 Voters’ Guide

2018 Guide for Third Party Advertisers

Use of Corporate Resources For Election Purposes Policy

Ward Map

Form EL15 – Amend Voters’ List

Auditor’s Report – Candidate Form 4

2018 Election Accessibility Report

2018 School Board Election Information

Ontario’s School Board Elections are on October 22! Find out what school trustees do, how to become a trustee, how and where to vote, who is running in your ward or region and everything you need to know about school boards. Click on the image below to learn more.


The Municipal Elections are administrated by the Municipal Clerk, who acts as the Returning Officer under the authority of the Municipal Elections Act.  Should you have any questions regarding the 2018 Municipal Election, please contact:

Debra McKinstry, CAO/Clerk
1-613-658-3055 ext. 104
Toll Free: 1-866-848-9099

Rebecca Williams, Deputy Clerk
1-613-658-3055 ext. 105
Toll Free: 1-866-848-9099