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The Town of Midland conducts Municipal Elections for the election of Municipal Council members and School Board Trustees every four years.

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     2018 Candidates    

                                         Certified List of Candidates - Council

                     Certified List of Candidates - English Language School Boards

                     Certified List of Candidates - French Language School Boards

Unofficial List of Registered Candidates (as at July 27, 2018 at 2:00 pm)

                                                                          Candidate Information & Key Dates

​Election Employment

The Town of Midland is recruiting for Designated Election Officials to work on the following dates: 

​Advance Voting Days 
    • Wednesday, October 10, 2018
    • Thursday, October 11, 2018
    • Saturday, October 13, 2018

Election Day 

  • Monday, October 22, 2018.
The Town will be recruiting for the following Designated Election Officials:
  • Deputy Returning Officers
  • Poll Clerks
  • Revision Officers

Only successful applicants will be contacted.

Requirements and Qualifications

Applicants must:

  • be at least 18 years old.
  • be a Canadian citizen.
  • be able to work up to 12 consecutive hours.
  • be able to complete forms neatly, accurately and quickly.
  • be able to attend an in-person mandatory training session.
  • have a professional demeanor and the ability to communicate with electors in a friendly and courteous manner.
  • consistently demonstrate good judgement and problem solving skills.
  • be able to work well as a member of a team.
  • be able to deal with electors in a non-partisan manner while conducting the election.

Previous election experience is preferred but not required.

Please note:  A candidate running in the 2018 Municipal Election for the Town of Midland and/or their spouse, siblings, children or parents are ineligible to apply to work as an Election Official.

Application for E​m​​ployment​


Voting by Proxy?

​Voting Proxy Guidelines

Appointment for Voting Proxy - Form 3

​Thinking of running in the
2018 Municipal Election?

Candidates interested in running may seek nomination for the following offices:

(1) Mayor
(1) Deputy Mayor
​(3) Councillor Ward 1
(3) Councillor Ward 2

(1) Councillor Ward 3


School Board Trustees for 4 School Boards 

(endorsements not required)​

town map


The nomination period begins
May 1 and closes on July 27, 2018 (Nomination Day) 

The Clerk's Office will be accepting Nomination Papers:


May 1 to July 26, 2018  - 8:30 am to 4:30 pm

July 27, 2018 - 9:00 am to 2:00 pm


​​Notice of Municipal Elections 2018

Notice - Close o​f Nominations - Municipal Elections 2018

Ward 1

ward 1

Ward 2​​

ward 2

Ward 3​​ward 3

NEW for 2018
Nominations must be endorsed by at
least twenty-five (25) persons and the endorsers may endorse more than one nomination. 

The person endorsing a nomination must be eligible to vote in an election for an office within the municipality, if a regular election was held on the day that the person endorses the nomination.

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                         Candidate Information Package Documents                         

Candidate Information Package 2018
Nomination Paper Form 1 2018
Endorsement Form 2
Maximum Campaign Expenditures
Form EL37A  Max Campaign Expenses
Form EL37B - Max Contributions - Own Campaign
Form EL37C - Max Expenses - Parties - Candidate
FOI Release
Form EL14 Candidates Declaration
Form EL19 Withdrawal of Nomination
Council Ward Boundaries Map 2018​
2011-80 Election Signs By-law
2018 Candidates guide for Ontario municipal council & school board elections
Use of Corporate Resources during Municipal Election Campaign Period
2018 Election Procedures For Tabulators
Council Commitments and Committees
Candidates for Mayor and Deputy Mayor COS Info Sheet 2018​​

​Candidate Information Session

  The Ministry of Municipal Affairs held an information session on Wednesday, April 18, 2018, at the North Simcoe Sports and Recreation Centre in Midland.
​Below is the presentation from that night.​

Candidate Information Session Presentation - April 18, 2018

Catholic School Trustee Candidate Information Session
Monday, May 28, 2018 @ 5:30 pm
Board Room, Catholic Education Centre - 46 Alliance Blvd, Barrie​​

Candidate Resources

2018 Candidate Information Session

​2011-80 Election Sign By-law​

So you want to run for Council in 2018? - AMO Online Course​​

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​​​Third Party Information

​S​chool Boards

2018 ontario municipal and school board elections 
​​School Board Trustees - English
OESC Change the Future - English
OESC Making a Difference for Kids - English
School Board Trustees - French​​​
OESC Change the Future - French
OESC Making a Difference for Kids - French​​


​​​​2014 Municipal Election

2014 Official Results​​​

2014 Candidate Financial Statements​​

Gord McKay​​​
Jonathan Reid
Frieda Baldwin
Stewart Strathearn
Patricia File
Wally Mucha
Ute Schmid-Jones
Catherine MacDonald
Ruth Hackney
Steven Marks
Cody Oschefski
Malcom Dilts
Michael Grise
Drew Plaxton
Jack Contin
Andrew King
Zena Pendlebury
Glen Canning
Brian Humphrey
Jim Attwood
Jonathan Main
Bob Jeffery
James Downer
Jack Charlebois
Michelle Locke
Carole Nichols
Scott Campbell
​Mike Ross
Sid A. Hutchinson
Patrick Bullock
Doug Reed
George J. MacDonald

Municipal Elections Act Changes

Bill 181, The Municipal Elections Modernization Act, 2016, came into effect June 9, 2016 and makes changes to the Municipal Elections Act, 1996 for the 2018 municipal election.

For an overview of these changes visit the Ministry of Municipal Affairs website or see the updated Municipal Elections Act.​​​