Municipal Elections in the Municipality of Trent Hills

The Clerk is the Returning Officer and is responsible for preparing for and conducting the Municipal Election every 4 years in accordance with the Municipal Elections Act.

The next Municipal Election will be held on Monday, October 24, 2022 for the next term of office.  The next term of office will be from November 15, 2022 to November 14, 2026.

Voting for the 2022 Municipal and School Board Election will be by Internet and Telephone during the Voting Period from October 12 to October 24, 2022.

The Municipal Council of the Municipality of Trent Hills is composed of 1 Mayor, 1 Deputy Mayor and 5 Ward Councillors.

The 2022 Municipal Election will be conducted using the 5 Ward system.

Ward Maps 2022

Ward Map - All of Trent Hills

Ward 1

Ward 2

Ward 3

Ward 4

Ward 5

By-law to Re-Divide the Wards - includes descriptions of each Ward Boundary

What Ward Am I in?

To see what Ward you are in, use our Interactive Mapping

Select the Ward Boundaries Layer Legend of Layers for Interactive Mapping

Then use the Find an Address link

Certified Candidates

 List of Certified Candidates

Certified Municipal Council Candidates

Certified School Board Trustee Candidates

Information for Voters

Who Can Vote in the Election? 

Anyone can vote in a Municipal Election who, on the day of the election, is:

  • - a Canadian citizen
  • - 18 years of age or older, and
  • - either lives in the municipality, or is the owner or tenant of land in the municipality, or the spouse or same-sex partner of an owner or tenant of land in the municipality

You need to be on the Voters' List to vote in a Municipal and School Board Election.

 

The following cannot vote:

  • - a corporation
  • - a person acting as executor or trustee or in any other representative capacity
  • - a person serving a sentence of imprisonment in a penal or correctional institution
Am I on the Voters' List? 

As of September 1, you can search to see if you are on the Voters' List.

Visit Am I on the Voters' List?

If you added your information in Voterlookup.ca between late July and the end of August, you may need to wait until mid-September to see if you are on the Voters' List.

Register to be added to the Voters' List

If you are not on the Voters' List, you can either attend the Voter Help Centre, at the Municipal Office, or Register online.

You will need to provide proof of identity and residence showing you name and your qualifying address in the Municipality of Trent Hills, when you register to be added to the Voters' List.

 Acceptable Proof of Identity and Residence Documentation

 You must provide at least least one (1) of the following prescribed documents as proof of identity and residence showing your name and your qualifying address in the Municipality of Trent Hills.

  1. An Ontario driver’s licence
  2. An Ontario Health Card (photo card) (if your name and qualifying address are printed on the card)
  3. An Ontario Photo Card
  4. An Ontario motor vehicle permit (vehicle portion)
  5. A cancelled personalized cheque
  6. A mortgage statement, lease or rental agreement relating to property in Ontario
  7. An insurance policy or insurance statement
  8. A loan agreement or other financial agreement with a financial institution
  9. A document issued or certified by a court in Ontario
  10. Any other document from the government of Canada, Ontario or a municipality in Ontario or from an agency or such a government
  11. Any document from a Band Council in Ontario established under the Indian Act (Canada)
  12. An income tax assessment notice
  13. A Child Tax Benefit Statement
  14. A Statement of Employment Insurance Benefits Paid T4E
  15. A Statement of Old Age Security T4A (OAS)
  16. A Statement of Canada Pension Plan Benefits T4A (P)
  17. A Canada Pension Plan Statement of Contributions
  18. A Statement of Direct Deposit for Ontario Works
  19. A Statement of Direct Deposit for Ontario Disability Support Program
  20. A Workplace Safety and Insurance Board Statement of Benefits T5007
  21. A property tax assessment
  22. A credit card statement, bank account statement, or RRSP, RRIF, RHOSP or T5 statement
  23. A CNIB card or a card from another registered charitable organization that provides services to persons with disabilities
  24. A hospital card or record
  25. A document showing campus residence, issued by the office or officials responsible for student residence at a post-secondary institution
  26. A document showing residence at a long-term care home under the Fixing Long-Term Care Act, 2021, issued by the Administrator for the home
  27. A utility bill for hydro, water, gas, telephone or cable TV or a bill from a public utilities commission
  28. A cheque stub, T4 statement or pay receipt issued by an employer
  29. A transcript or report card from a post-secondary school
Note:

The above identification must show your name and qualifying address.

A Canadian passport is acceptable for proof of Canadian Citizenship only.

Information for Candidates

Notice of Nomination for Office

Notice is hereby given to the municipal electors of the Municipality of Trent Hills that nominations may filed, with the Clerk’s Office, in person or by an agent.

Nomination Papers will be received by the Clerk’s Office, by appointment only, from May 2, 2022 until August 18, 2022, during regular business hours 8:30 am until 4:30 pm, or without an appointment on August 19, 2022 between 9:00 am and 2:00 pm.

Nominations must be submitted on the prescribed forms, and accompanied by the prescribed nomination filing fee ($200.00 for Head of Council and $100.00 for all others), payable by debit, cash, certified cheque or money order.  Candidates are required to show proof of identity and qualifying address at the time the Nomination Paper is filed. 

Each nomination filed (excluding School Board Trustee Candidates) must include an Endorsement of Nomination form signed by 25 persons endorsing the nomination.  Anyone providing an endorsement signature must be eligible to vote in the municipality on the day they signed the endorsement.  In addition to their endorsement, they will be required to sign a declaration that they are eligible to vote in the municipality.

No person who proposes to be a candidate may solicit or accept contributions for election purposes, or incur expenses, until that person has filed a Nomination Paper.

 

Nominations for Municipal Office:

  • Mayor – one to be elected at large
  • Deputy Mayor – one to be elected at large
  • Councillor Ward 1 – one to be elected
  • Councillor Ward 2 – one to be elected
  • Councillor Ward 3 – one to be elected
  • Councillor Ward 4 – one to be elected
  • Councillor Ward 5 – one to be elected

 

Nominations for School Board Trustee:

  • English Language Public School BoardKawartha Pine Ridge District School Board – two Trustees to be elected for the combined area of the Municipality of Trent Hills, Alnwich/Haldimand Township, Hamilton Township, Municipality of Port Hope and Town of Cobourg. Nominations shall be filed in the Town of Cobourg Municipal Clerk’s Office, 55 King Street West, Cobourg.
  • English Language Separate School BoardPeterborough, Victoria, Northumberland and Clarington Catholic District School Board – one Trustee to be elected for Northumberland County. Nomination shall be filed in the Town of Cobourg Municipal Clerk’s Office, 55 King Street West, Cobourg.
  • French Language Public School BoardConseil scolaire Viamonde – one Trustee to be elected by all French Public electors in the Region of Durham, County of Northumberland, County of Peterborough, City of Kawartha Lakes, City of Peterborough and City of Quinte West. Nominations shall be filed in the City of Oshawa Municipal Clerk’s Office, 50 Centre Street South, Oshawa.
  • French Language Separate School BoardConseil scolaire catholique MonAvenir – one Trustee to be elected by all French Catholic electors in the Region of Durham, County of Haliburton, County of Northumberland, County of Peterborough, City of Peterborough, City of Kawartha Lakes, and City of Quinte West. Nominations shall be filed in the City of Oshawa Municipal Clerk’s Office, 50 Centre Street South, Oshawa.
 
Forms

Nomination Paper (Form 1)

Endorsement of Nomination (Form 2)

Financial Statement - Auditor's Report Candidate (Form 4)

Financial Statement - Subsequent Expenses (Form 5)

Notice of Extension of Campaign Period (Form 6)

Information for Third Party Advertisers

Registering as a Third Party Advertiser

Electronic registrations are not being accepted at the Municipality of Trent Hills.

Notice of Registration, on the prescribed form, will be accepted by appointment only from May 2, 2022 until October 21, 2022, during regular business hours 8:30 am until 4:30 pm. 

Forms

Notice of Registration - Third Party (Form 7)

Financial Statement - Auditor's Report Third Party (Form 8)

Notice of Extension of Campaign Period (Form 6)

2022 Municipal Election Resources

Plans, Policies and Resources

 

For Everyone

Trent Hills Election Sign By-law

Northumberland County Election Sign By-law

Use of Corporate Resources for Election Purposes Policy

Telephone/Internet Voting Election Policies and Procedures

For Voters
 2022 Voters' Guide
For Candidates

Candidate and Third Party Advertisers Information Session Presentation

Recording of Candidate and Third Party Advertiser Information Session

2022 Candidates' Guide

Association of Municipalities of Ontario (AMO) - Municipal Elections

Ministry of Municipal Affairs and Housing - The Ontario Municipal Councillor's Guide

For Third Party Advertisers

Candidate and Third Party Advertisers Information Session Presentation

Recording of Candidate and Third Party Advertiser Information Session

2022 Third Party Advertisers' Guide 

Past Municipal Election Information

2018 Candidate Financial Statements

2018 Candidate Financial Statement Filing Compliance
2018  Candidate Financial Statement Filing Compliance
 Mayor Candidates

R.J. (Bob) Crate - Mayor Candidate

Susan Fedorka - Mayor Candidate

Ward 1 Councillor Candidates

Gene Brahaney - Ward 1 Councillor Candidate

Bob Fudge - Ward 1 Councillor Candidate

Rosemary Kelleher-MacLennan - Ward 1 Councillor Candidate

Catherine Redden - Ward 1 Councillor Candidate

Sandra Walls - Ward 1 Councillor Candidate

Ward 2 Councillor Candidates 

Rick English - Ward 2 Councillor Candidate

Ken Tully - Ward 2 Councillor Candidate

Sandra Walls - Ward 2 Councillor Candidate

Ward 3 Councillor Candidates 

Dennis Forbes - Ward 3 Councillor Candidate

Michael Metcalf - Ward 3 Councillor Candidate

English Public Trustee Candidates 

Shirley Patterson - English Public Trustee Candidate

Past Election Results
2018 Official Results - Municipal Council

2018 Official Results - School Board Trustees

2014 Official Results

2010 Official Results

2006 Official Results

2003 Official Results

Ward Maps 2018-2022 

Ward Map - All of Trent Hills - 2018

Ward 1 - Campbellford/Seymour

Ward 2 - Percy

Ward 3 - Hastings

2018 Statistical Report
2018 Municipal Election Statistical Report 

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