Candidates Information

Candidate Nomination & Withdrawal

Nomination Process

Obtain nomination papers from the Clerk of the Township

  • A nomination paper must be filed in person by the candidate or by an agent.
  • The nomination paper must have original signatures. The nomination paper may not be faxed, mailed or emailed. Either the candidate or the agent must bring the completed and signed nomination papers to the office of the clerk. The candidate may be required to show proof of identity and qualifications.
  • The prescribed nomination filing fee must be paid at the time of filing the nomination. Payment to the municipality must be made by cash, debit, certified cheque or money order.
  • The nomination filing fee is:
    • $200 for the office of head of council; and
    • $100 for all other offices.

NOTE: A candidate is entitled to a refund of the filing fee if he or she:

  • is elected;
  • receives more than two per cent of the votes cast for the office; or
  • withdraws the nomination before nomination day

Nomination Form

Ministry of Municipal Affairs and Housing Candidate's Guide

Running for Election as a School Board Trustee Guide

AMO - So you want to run for Council?

By-law to regulate election signs within Perth South

Perth County Candidate Information Session Presentation

School Board Trustees:


 Withdrawal of Candidacy

If a candidate decides to withdraw from the election, he or she must notify the Clerk in writing no later than 2:00 p.m. on nomination day (Friday, September 12, 2014).

A candidate who withdraws before nomination day is entitled to a refund of the nomination filing fee. A candidate who withdraws is still required to submit a completed financial disclosure covering all financial transactions made up to the date the nomination with withdrawn.

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