2016 Municipal By-Election - Ward 2

On Monday, November 16, 2015 Oakville Town Council officially declared the office for Ward 2, Town Councillor vacant.

Council also approved a motion to host a Special Meeting of Council on Monday, January 11, 2016 at which time a by-law will be introduced requiring that a By-Election be held for the office of Ward 2 Town Councillor.

Upon approval of the by-law, nominations may be filed starting Tuesday, January 12, 2016 until Friday, February 26, 2016 and Voting Day will be held Monday April 11, 2016.

More information will be provided once Council has officially called a by-election after passing the by-law at the Special Council meeting of January 11, 2016.

Past Election Results and Financial Statements

Access election results and financial statements from past Oakville municipal elections.

General Municipal Election Information

Visit the town's Elections website for official results and candidate financial information for the 2015 By-Election.

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
  • Town Councillors
  • Town and Regional Councillors
  • Halton District Public School Board Trustees
  • Halton Catholic District School Board Trustees
  • Conseil scolaire Viamonde Trustee
  • Conseil scolaire de district catholique Centre-Sud Trustee
  • Regional Chair

The role of Council and the role of head of Council can be found in the Municipal Act Sections 224, 225 and 226.1 respectively. For more details visit the Ministry of Municipal Affairs and Housing or visit the Council Roles and Remuneration page.

More information

Past financial statements and election results
Elections Canada
Elections Ontario