Elections Policy

Related procedures

Use of Corporate Resources during Municipal Elections Procedure
Notice of Close Vote Procedure
Council Vacancies Procedure

Policy statement

The Corporation of the Town of Oakville is committed to ensuring accountable and transparent election practices through the systematic application of procedures during a municipal election, relating to the use of municipal corporate resources, election recounts, Council vacancies and other applicable election related matters.


This policy will provide for the introduction of procedures to ensure transparent and equitable services are provided relating to municipal elections.


This policy applies to the public, town employees, Members of Council and registered candidates.

Policy details

Policy Number: G-ELE-001
Section: Governance
Sub-Section: Elections
Author: Clerk's Department
Authority: Council
Effective Date: 2008 Dec 15
Review by Date: 2022
Last Modified: 2017 Sep 25