The Township of Greater Madawaska

Election 2018

Election Day - October 22, 2018

The next regular Municipal Election to elect a Mayor, Councilors and School Board Trustees will be held on Monday, October 22, 2018.  The next term of Council begins on December 1, 2018 and concludes in 2022.  

Nomination Period

The nomination period will commence on Tuesday, May 1, 2018 at 8:30 am and closes on Nomination Day, Friday, July 27, 2018 at 2:00 pm.  

To run for office, you must be an eligible elector in the Township of Greater Madawaska.  This means that you must be:

  • A Canadian Citizen;
  • At least 18 years of age;
  • Reside in the Township, or be the owner or tenant of land in the Township, or the spouse of such owner or tenant; and
  • Not prohibited from voting under any law.

Alternative Voting - 2018 Municipal Election

On April 10, 2017, Council approved the use of the alternate voting method of internet/telephone for the 2018 Municipal Election. Electors will be able to cast their vote online or by telephone 24/7 anywhere they have an internet or telephone line.  This is an accessible environmentally-friendly, and convenient method of voting.  Internet/telephone voting provides voters with flexibility and convenience, delivers quick and accurate results, and allows non-resident property owners, students and vacationers to vote from anywhere. 

Electors will receive a notice in the mail providing instructions and a secure PIN number to use to vote by either the internet or telephone.  Electors are encouraged to vote between 10:00 am on Tuesday, October 9, 2018 to 8:00 pm on Monday, October 22, 2018.  There is no need to wait until Election Day to vote. 

A Help Desk will be available at the following locations and times for all electors to access. They are not specific to the wards, all electors in the Township can go to any one of them:

Dacre – DACA Centre

Saturday, October 13, 2018 from 9:00 am until noon
Saturday, October 20, 2018 from 9:00 am until noon

Griffith – Denbigh Griffith Lions Club

Saturday, October 13, 2018 from 2:00 pm until 5:00 pm
Saturday, October 20, 2018 from 2:00 pm until 5:00 pm

Calabogie – Municipal Office located at 19 Parnell Street, Calabogie to provide assistance during regular business hours, 8:30 am - 4:00 pm from Monday, October 15, 2018 to Friday, October 19, 2018 and on Election Day, October 22 from 8:30 am until 8:00 pm.

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