Application to Amend Voter's List
TOWN HALL EXTENDED HOURS
The front desk at the main entrance of Town Hall will be open for the following extended hours for the purpose of voter registration and Voting Kit drop off:
Thursday, October 11, 2018: Until 8pm
Tuesday, October 16, 2018: Until 8pm
Thursday, October 18, 2018: Until 8pm
Monday, October 22, 2018: Until 8pm
On Monday October 22, Voter Registration is also open on the Building Services Level of Town Hall from 4:30 – 8 pm.
Drive-Thru Voting Kit Drop Off locations will be open Thursday, October 18th and Monday October 22 from 10 am to 8 pm at the following locations:
- Lakeshore St. Andrew’s Church, 235 Amy Croft Drive Parking Lot
- Atlas Tube Centre, 447 Renaud Line Back Parking lot
- Former Belle River Arena, 304 Rourke Line Parking lot
- Lakeshore Town Hall, 419 Notre Dame, Lavoie Street behind Town Hall
- Libro Community Centre, 1925 S Middle Road Parking lot
- Shanahan Park, beside Fire Station #2, 1465 Lakeshore Road 203 Parking lot
- Comber Community Centre, 7100 Community Centre Street Parking lot
- Stoney Point Park, 880 Comber Sideroad Parking lot
If voters are not able to attend any of the Voting Kit Drop Off Drive Thrus, they can drop off their ballots at:
- Lakeshore Town Hall – Front Counter
- Lakeshore Town Hall – Mail Drop off Boxes at east and west side of building
- Atlas Tube Centre – drop off box near Front Desk.
To vote in the municipal election, you must be a qualified. That means, on Voting Day you must be:
The Municipal Elections Act, 1996 prohibits the following individuals from voting:
- a resident of the Town of Lakeshore, or an owner or tenant of the land in the Town, or the spouse of such an owner or tenant;
- a Canadian citizen;
- at least 18 years old, and
- not prohibited from voting by law.
Where Do I Vote?
- any person who is not qualified
- a person who is serving a sentence or imprisonment in a penal or correctional institution;
- a corporation;
- a person acting as executor or trustee or in any other representative capacity;
- a person who has been convicted of corrupt practices under the Municipal Elections Act, 1996 if voting day in the current election is less than five years after voting day in the election in respect of which he or she was convicted; and
- anyone who is prohibited by law from voting.
You will receive a package at the end of September to vote by mail.
You can vote anywhere but be sure to either:
If you miss the October 11th deadline to mail your ballot, drop it off at Town Hall. There is an after hours drop-off slot located at the east and west sides of the Town Hall, 419 Notre Dame Street in Belle River.
- Drop your ballot in the mail on or before October 11th, or
- Drop you ballot off at the Town Hall on or before October 22, 2018 by 8:00 pm.
How to Check to See if I'm Appear on the Voters’ List?
You can contact Town Hall at 519-728-2700
What if I Don’t Receive a Voter’s Kit?
If you have not received a Voter’s Kit by the first week of October, contact Town Hall and the Clerk’s Department will add qualified electors to the Voters’ List and provide you with a Voter’s Kit.
School Board Support
Check the Voters’ List at voterlookup.ca to make sure your school board support is listed correctly. If not call Town Hall to have it changed.
5 Simple Steps to Vote
Who Can Vote?
- Complete the Ballot by completely filling in the oval beside the candidate(s) of your choice.
- Place the Ballot in the white Secrecy Envelope and seal it.
- Sign the Voter Declaration Form.
- Place the Voter Declaration Form along with the sealed white Ballot Secrecy Envelope in the postage pre-paid, yellow outer Return Envelope.
- Put the yellow outer Return Envelope in the mail.
You are eligible to vote if you meet the following qualifications:
Where Do I Vote?
- A Canadian citizen;
- At least 18 years old on Election Day;
- A resident of the Town of Lakeshore, or an owner or tenant of the land in the Town, or the spouse of such an owner or tenant; and
- Not prohibited from voting by law.
Once again for voter convenience the Town of Lakeshore will be using the Vote by Mail system for the 2018 Municipal Election.
Can I Vote Twice if I Own More Than 1 property?
Regardless of the number of properties you own, you can only vote once in the Lakeshore Municipal Election.
You may only vote once in a School Board Election even if you are entitled to vote in more than one municipality.
An owner or tenant of commercial or industrial property is not entitled to vote for a School Board Trustee.
Date edited: 10/10/2018