2018 Election



Notice is hereby given that in compliance with the Municipal Elections Act, lists of all persons entitled to vote in the forthcoming Municipality of Whitestone Election will be available on September 4, 2018 at the Municipality of Whitestone Municipal Office at 21 Church Street, Dunchurch Ontario

Electors should contact the Municipal Office (705) 389-2466 or attend in person to examine the Voters' List to ensure that their names and relevant information are correctly shown. Application may be made by any person for the purpose of making additions or corrections to, or deletions from the Voters' List to the Municipal Clerk. The Revision Period will commence at the opening of business on Tuesday, September 4, 2018 and continue during regular office hours up to and including October 19, 2018. And from 8:30 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. October 22, 2018.

For further information regarding the October 22, 2018 Municipal Election contact the Municipal Office.

Michelle Hendry,

Chief Administrative Officer / Clerk



Municipal Election – FAQ


Voting Method:

The Election method for the 2018 Municipal Election in the Municipality of Whitestone will be mail, internet, and telephone voting.  Please see By-Law No. 18-2017


Candidate Information:

The Association of Municipalities of Ontario (AMO) is offering “So You Want to Run for Council”.  This Course will provide an overview of what you need to know before you decide to run for Municipal Office and what you should know to begin your Candidacy.  For more information regarding Ontario Municipal Elections, click here. 

A Candidate’s Information Package is available for all Candidates.  This package will continue to be updated as further information is provided by the Ministry of Municipal Affairs & Housing (MMAH).




Municipal Elections in all Ontario Municipalities, including the Municipality of Whitestone, are Governed by the Municipal Elections Act, 1996. 

On June 9, 2016, the Municipal Elections Modernization Act, 2016, or Bill 181, received Royal Assent, making a number of changes to the Municipal Elections Act, 1996.  A review of these changes can be found by clicking here


Helpful Resources:


Voter Look-Up:

Are you on the list to Vote in the upcoming Municipal Election? 

If you are an Ontario Resident over the age of 18, you can visit voterlookup.ca to confirm or update your information in a few easy steps.  You can also change your School support for Electoral purposes, and add names to your property address.

Updating this information will help to ensure that Municipal Voters’ Lists are accurate and up-to-date in preparation for Municipal and School Board Elections occurring this October.  Find out ahead of time if you are eligible to Vote.  Visit voterlookup.ca or call 1-866-296-6722.  Have your say... Log on today!