- Town Hall
The Town Clerk conducts elections every four years for the offices of:
The staff at the Town of Milton is committed to assisting you during the 2014 Municipal election year. Before beginning your campaign, you should visit the town's Library webpage where we have posted a number of links to candidate guides, legislation and training courses that will assist you in your campaign.
All candidates should familiarize themselves with the Municipal Elections Act, 1996 and its Regulations for specific provisions and additional details.
The nomination period for the 2014 Municipal Election started on January 2, 2014 and will close at 2 p.m. on Friday, September 12, 2014.
A person may be nominated for an office only if, as of the day the individual files a nomination paper, he or she is:
Those people who are qualified and are interested in running for local offices (municipality and school board) in the 2014 Milton Municipal Election must file a nomination form with the Town Clerk.
Nominations will be accepted during regular business hours up until Thursday September 11, 2014. Nomination Day (Friday September 12, 2014), nominations may only be submitted between 9:00 a.m. and 2:00 p.m.
2014 Election nomination forms are available for download or can be picked up in person at the Town Hall. All nomination forms must be submitted in person by the Candidate or the Candidate's Agent during regular office hours (Monday thru Friday 8:30 am to 4:30 pm) at:
Milton Town Hall
Town Clerk's Office
150 Mary Street
Milton, ON L9T 6Z5
The nomination period for the 2014 Municipal Election started on Thursday, January 2, 2014 and will close at 2 pm on Friday, September 12, 2014.
When filing your nomination papers, please ensure you have the following items ready:
Nominations must be filed in person by the candidate or by their agent. They cannot be mailed, emailed or faxed. Please note that only an original of your identification will be accepted - copied identification will not be accepted.
The final date to submit nominations is Friday, September 12, 2014. On that day, nominations may only be submitted between 9:00 a.m. and 2:00 p.m.
It is an offence for Candidates to incur expenses or raise funds for their election campaign before their nomination has been filed with the Town Clerk. The term of office for successful candidates commences on December 1, 2014, and runs through to November 30, 2018.
Completed nomination forms must be accompanied by the prescribed fee ($200.00 for the Office of Mayor, $100.00 for all other offices). The fee is payable by cash, certified cheque, money order, or debit card payment.
IF insufficient candidates have registered (less than the number of persons to be elected), additional nominations may be filed on the Wednesday following Nomination Day. (s. 33(5))
IF, at 4 p.m. on Monday, September 15, the number of candidates is the same or less than the number to be elected, the clerk shall declare the candidate(s) elected by acclamation. (s. 37(1))
IF additional nominations have been filed, and
IF, at 4 p.m. on Thursday, September 18, the number of candidates is the same or less than the number to be elected, the clerk shall declare the candidate(s) elected by acclamation. (s. 37(2))
IF an office for school board remains vacant after the declaration of results and the number of elected candidates is:
IF an office for another office remains vacant after the declaration of results and the number of elected candidates is: