As of 11:40 a.m. on Monday, October 22, 22% of registered voters in Loyalist Township have cast their ballot in the 2018 Municipal Election.
Voters can cast their ballot electronically by phone or internet, between October 15, 2018, at 10 a.m., until the polls close at 8 p.m., Monday, October 22. This is an accessible, environmentally-friendly and convenient method of voting and allows voters to vote from anywhere.
When voting online, please ensure that you enter the website address (provided in your Voter Information Letter) into the web address bar, and not a search bar, such as Google. Please see the image below for an example (click the image to view larger).
If you would like to try voting by internet, please stop by the Voter Help Centre at the Odessa Municipal Office during regular office hours in the week of October 15-19, 2018. Township staff will be available to assist if you have questions.
Voters will also be able to attend a voting station on October 22, 2018 and vote by paper. A ballot scanning and voting system will be used on election day at the voting station. Voters will mark a paper ballot which is then inserted into the vote tabulator. After voting closes at 8:00 PM on October 22, 2018, the tabulators will produce the results automatically.
OFFICES FOR WHICH VOTING TO BE HELD
|Mayor||All Wards||1 to be elected|
|Deputy Mayor||All Wards||1 to be elected|
|Councillor||Ward 2 (Bath)||1 to be elected|
|Councillor||Ward 3 (Ernestown)||3 to be elected|
|Trustee English Public||Limestone District School Board||1 to be elected|
|Trustee French Separate||le Conseil des écoles catholiques de langue française du centre-est||1 to be elected|
October 22, 2018- Paper Ballot Voting Locations
|Ward 1 - Amherst Island||Amherst Island Fire Station||955 Stella Forty-Foot Road, Stella|
|Ward 2 - Bath||Bath Fire Hall||241 Church Street, Bath|
|Ward 3 - Ernestown||Bath Fire Hall||241 Church Street, Bath|
|Ward 3 - Ernestown||Amherstview Fire Station||363 Amherst Drive, Amherstview|
|Ward 3 - Ernestown||Odessa Municipal Office||263 Main Street, Odessa|
You are eligible to vote if you are:
- a Canadian citizen
- a least 18 years old
- a resident of Loyalist Township
- a non-resident of Loyalist Township, but you or your spouse own or rent property in Loyalist Township
- are not prohibited from voting under any law
Voter's can access the Voter's guide for Ontario Municipal and School Board elections for general information about the rules contained in the Municipal Elections Act, 1996.
Are you on the Voters List?
To verify that you are on the Voters List and to eliminate the last-minute inconvenience of being added to the List, contact the Municipal Office during regular office hours at 613-386-7351 ext. 120/121.
If an eligible person is not on the Voters List, they can submit an Application to Amend the Voter's List to the Clerk requesting that their name be added to, or removed from the Voters’ List, or that information on the Voters’ List relating to them be amended by completing the prescribed form with proper identification at the Clerk’s Office at 263 Main St. Odessa.