Interested in Running For Office in the 2018 Whitby Election?

Posted on Wednesday July 18, 2018

All election nominations must be filed by July 27

Any candidates looking to run for Mayor, Regional Councillor, Local/Ward Councillor or School Board Trustee in the 2018 Whitby municipal election must file their nomination papers by 2 p.m. on Friday, July 27 (Nomination Day). The next municipal election is being held on Monday, October 22.

Candidates must file their nomination in person at the Office of the Town Clerk, 575 Rossland Road East in Whitby. On Nomination Day, as required under the Municipal Elections Act, nominations will only be accepted between 9 a.m. and 2 p.m. Candidates wishing to withdraw their nominations must also do so before the 2 p.m. deadline on July 27.

New this year, all nominations for Whitby Council must be endorsed by at least 25 persons. More detailed information on the requirements to submit a nomination can be found here.

For nomination forms and additional information, visit, email or call 905.430.4315.