Election 2014

Compliance Audit Committee Review: An elector who is entitled to vote in an election and believes on reasonable grounds that a candidate has contravened a provision of the Municipal Election Act relating to election campaign finances may apply for a compliance audit of the candidate’s election campaign finances. An application for an audit shall be made to the Clerk, and it shall be in writing and shall set out the reasons for the elector’s belief of a contravention of the Act. Deadline: An application must be made within 90 days after the latest of, (a) the filing date under section 78; (b) the candidate’s supplementary filing date, if any, under section 78; (c) the filing date for the final financial statement under section 79.1; or (d) the date on which the candidate’s extension, if any, under subsection 80 (4) expires. View the attached by-law here.

To file a review by the Compliance Audit Committee, complete the attached application and forward it to the Clerk of your Municipality/Township.

Question regarding the committee may be directed to the Clerk at 705-728-4784 Ext. 2026.



October 27, 2014

Monday, January 2, 2014 to Friday, September 12, 2014

Nomination Period

Nomination forms may be filed by candidates prior to Nomination Day, at any time when the Clerk's Office is open (Monday to Friday 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.)

On Nomination Day, September 12, 2014, nomination forms may be filed 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.

Monday, January 6, 2014 to Wednesday, December 31, 2014

Campaign Period

The campaign period begins once a candidate has filed a nomination form, and ends on December 31, 2014.

Monday, June 1, 2014


The Clerk shall provide a copy of the vote counting equipment procedures to candidates.

Monday, September 1, 2014

Voters' List

The Clerk shall make the list of voters available for election purposes only.

Tuesday, September 9, 2014 to Monday October 27, 2014

Revision – Application to Add, Remove, or Correct One’s Own Name

An individual may make application to the Clerk requesting that their name be added, removed or corrected. The application must be approved by the Clerk or his designate.

Friday, September 12, 2014

Nomination Day

Last day for filing nominations.

Nomination forms filed on this date may only be filed between the hours of 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.

Monday, September 15, 2014

Certification of Nomination Forms

The Clerk shall certify filed nomination forms by 4:00 p.m.

Monday, September 15, 2014


If, at 4 p.m. on the Monday following nomination day, the number of certified candidates for an office is the same as or less than the number to be elected, the clerk shall immediately declare the candidate or candidates elected by acclamation.


Questions regarding the Township of Springwater's Municipal and School Board Election can be emailed to or by phone to: 

Director of Corporate Services & Clerk at 705-728-4784 Ext. 2026
Deputy Clerk at 705-728-4784 Ext. 2042