Municipal Elections



2014 Municipal Election

The 2014 Municipal Election will be held on Monday, October 27, 2014.  Nominations for the 2014 Municipal Election open at 8:30 a.m. on Thursday, January 2, 2014.

The Town Clerk is appointed the Municipal Returning Officer by statute and is responsible for the administration and management of municipal elections every four years. For that reason, the Clerk's department is responsible for accepting nominations of candidates running for office, preparing voters' lists, preparing ballots, selecting sites and staff for voting locations for advance voting days and voting day, and certification and distribution of election results.

Every four years, in accordance with the Municipal Elections Act, the Town Clerk, as Returning Officer, conducts elections for the offices of:

  • Mayor
  • Local and Regional Councillors
  • Trustee for Durham District School Board
  • Trustee for Durham Catholic District School Board 
  • Counseiller(ere), Conseil scolaire Viamonde
  • Counseiller(ere), Le Conseil scolaire de district catholique Centre-Sud
  • Regional Chair
Key Dates for the 2014 Municipal Election
Nomination information for the 2014 Municipal Election
Registered Candidates for the 2014 Municipal Election


Appointment of Town Councillor North Ward 1

At its meeting on Monday, October 28, 2013, Whitby Council appointed Derrick Gleed as the Town Councillor for North Ward 1.  Councillor Gleed will serve the remainder of the term of office which ends on November 30, 2014.

Staff report CAO 8-13
Staff report CAO 9-13
Town of Whitby procedures to fill the vacancy for North Ward 1.


2010 Municipal Election

The 2010 Municipal Election was held on October 25, 2010.