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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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Confirm you’re on the list to vote in the 2018 municipal and school board elections this fall - Click on the button or call 1-866-296-6722 to learn more.

Click on the button to ensure your information is confirmed/updated for this year’s municipal and school board elections at​

        Election Day is October 22, 2018     

​​Unofficial List of Registered Candidates​​

Candidate Information & Key Dates

​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)​


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 2​​

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.


                         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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2014 Official Results​​

​​​Third Party Information

​S​chool Boards

​​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

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.​​​