2018 Municipal Election Candidate Information Session set for June 27, 2018

Source: Huron County
Date: Wed May 2 10:45:31 MST 2018

Clinton, Ontario – Municipalities from within Huron County will be hosting a Candidate Information Session for anyone interested in running as a candidate in the 2018 Municipal Election. The session will take place on Wednesday, June 27, 2018 beginning at 7:00 p.m. at the Libro Hall in Clinton (300 Bill Fleming Drive). All are welcome, and pre-registration is not required.

As there have been many changes enacted to the Municipal Elections Act, this session will be of benefit to newcomers to the municipal election process, as well as those who have participated in past elections. Topics discussed at this session include:

Presentation by the Ministry of Municipal Affairs
Role of council and head of council
Role of municipal staff
Role of school board trustees
Nominations, key dates and process
Eligibility to run for various offices
Candidate duties
General campaign rules
Compliance audits and penalties
Voter’s list and proxy voting
Scrutineers
Recounts
Resources
Endorsements and Nominations
Election Day is October 22, 2018 and nominations will be accepted during regular business hours from Tuesday, May 1st to Friday, July 27, 2018 at 2:00 p.m. By attending the Candidate Information Session, potential municipal council and school board trustee candidates, potential third party advertisers, spouses or partners and anyone interested in learning more about local government will have an opportunity to become familiar with the overall election process, pick up an election package from their municipality and learn the specific requirements related to the nomination process such as advertising, financial reporting, etc. prior to submitting nomination forms.


Area OPP

45 Year Old Facing Drunk Driving Charge - WATTS
$300,000 Drug Bust - GOOD
Methamphetamine Bust On Diagonal Road - GILKINSON
Passed Out Behind Wheel In Exeter Ends With Arrest
Suspect Arrested After Fleeing From Police
Impaired Driver Arrested After Ending Up In Ditch
Driver Flees Police After Crashing Into Cemetery Gates
Smash And Grab At Kincardine Jewelry Store
BOLO Stolen Grey F150 - Plate: AK59530
Arrest Made In Clinton Break And Enter - MAIZE
Methamphetamine Bust In Huron-Kinloss
Repeat Offender Attempts To Evade Police By Hiding In Mud - GREEN
BOLO Stolen Jaguar - Plate: CFHK 833
Theft From Vehicles - CASSIN
Passed Out Behind Wheel In Goderich Leads To Impaired Charge
21 Year Old Arrested Following Baseball Bat Attack
Triple Suspended Driver Caught Driving - EDMONSTONE
Drunk Driver Arrested On Hwy 9 - FRITZ
Swastika Graffiti Investigation In North Perth
Two Arrested Near Clinton Following Assault & Forcible Confinement in North Perth - CHAMBERS & DOLMAGE
Another Collision Involving Horse Drawn Buggy
29 Year Old Arrested After Foot Chase
Cannabis Plants Seized
21 Year Old Caught Going 140 in an 80
Repeat Offender Arrested - Methamphetamine A Factor


Latest Headlines

45 Year Old Facing Drunk Driving Charge - WATTS
$300,000 Drug Bust - GOOD
Methamphetamine Bust On Diagonal Road - GILKINSON
Passed Out Behind Wheel In Exeter Ends With Arrest
Suspect Arrested After Fleeing From Police
Impaired Driver Arrested After Ending Up In Ditch
Driver Flees Police After Crashing Into Cemetery Gates
Smash And Grab At Kincardine Jewelry Store
BOLO Stolen Grey F150 - Plate: AK59530
2 Year Old Assaulted & Neglected - Two Charged
Arrest Made In Clinton Break And Enter - MAIZE
Methamphetamine Bust In Huron-Kinloss
Repeat Offender Attempts To Evade Police By Hiding In Mud - GREEN
BOLO Stolen Jaguar - Plate: CFHK 833
Theft From Vehicles - CASSIN
Passed Out Behind Wheel In Goderich Leads To Impaired Charge
21 Year Old Arrested Following Baseball Bat Attack
Triple Suspended Driver Caught Driving - EDMONSTONE
Drunk Driver Arrested On Hwy 9 - FRITZ
Swastika Graffiti Investigation In North Perth
Two Arrested Near Clinton Following Assault & Forcible Confinement in North Perth - CHAMBERS & DOLMAGE
Another Collision Involving Horse Drawn Buggy
29 Year Old Arrested After Foot Chase
Cannabis Plants Seized
21 Year Old Caught Going 140 in an 80


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