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Vote 2017 Municipal Election


INTERNET AND TELEPHONE VOTING

Cell phone & computer

The Town of Hanover has selected to use the internet and telephone voting method for the 2018 municipal election. Paper ballots will not be used. Mail-in ballots will not be used.

Electors will be able to cast their vote online or by telephone from anywhere they have an internet or telephone connection.

Electors will receive a Voter Information Letter in the mail providing instructions and a secure Personal Identification Number (PIN) to use to vote by either the internet or telephone. Electors can vote at anytime during the voting period which is from 10:00am on October 12th, through to October 22nd at 8:00pm. There is no need to wait to vote on Voting Day as there will be no polls.

HELP CENTRE

The Town will offer a Help Centre at the Municipal Office, 341 10th Street, 2nd Floor, throughout the voting period (October 12 - 22) during regular office hours (Monday to Friday | 8:30am to 4:30pm), to provide assistance and to ensure all voters have the opportunity to participate.

Extended Help Centre Hours
Saturday, October 13 – 10:00 am to 3:00 pm
Tuesday, October 16 – 4:30 pm to 8:00 pm
Thursday, October 18 – 4:30 pm to 8:00 pm
Saturday, October 20 – 10:00 am to 3:00 pm
Monday, October 22 – 8:30 am to close of voting at 8:00 pm

Internet and Telephone Voting Information Sessions

Want to find out more information about the voting process for the upcoming 2018 Municipal & School Board Elections? An information session is scheduled in the Town of Hanover on Thursday, August 30, 2018 at 7:00 pm | P & H Centre Lion's Den, 269 7th Avenue. 

Internet and Telephone Voting Information Sessions Notice

Click on the logo below to view Internet Voting Tutorial

POLICIES & PROCEDURES


CANDIDATE REGISTRATION

If you are considering running for Council or one of the School Board Trustee positions, you must file a nomination paper with the Town Clerk. The nomination period commences on May, 1, 2018. The deadline for filing is July 27, 2018 at 2:00 pm. Candidate and Third Party Advertiser packages are now available at the Municipal Office, 341 10th Street, Hanover.

Candidate Nomination & Third Party Advertiser Registration Notice

 

UNOFFICIAL LIST OF CANDIDATES
Office of Mayor - One (1) to be elected
Name of Candidate (alphabetical order)Qualifying Address | Contact Information

Paterson, Sue

624 13th Street, Hanover, ON N4N 1Y8
519.364.4535 | rickandsue@wightman.ca 

Winkler, Mary

260 7th Street, Hanover, ON N4N 1G9
519.364.3798 | marywinkler@gmail.com 
Office of Deputy Mayor - One (1) to be elected 
Name of Candidate (alphabetical order)Qualifying Address | Contact Information
Hicks, Selwyn J. 554 10th Avenue, Hanover, ON N4N 2P4
519.364.1248 | shicks@hickslaw.ca
Office of Councillor - Five (5) to be elected  
Name of Candidate (alphabetical order)Qualilfying Address | Contact Information
Dickert, Warren 162 15th Avenue Close, Hanover, ON N4N 3P8
519.369.8004 | w.dickert@bell.net 
Fitzsimmons, Steve 142 16th Avenue Crescent, Hanover, ON N4N 3V4
519.364.0134 | fitzcat80@hotmail.com 
Hambly, Peter 270 7th Street, Hanover, ON N4N 1G9
519.364.5058 | phambly@eastlink.ca  
King, Ed
269 4th Street Crescent, Hanover, ON N4N 3S9
519.364.4690 | edking@wightman.ca
Koebel, Brandon D. 
780 16th Street, Hanover, ON N4N 3W7
519.889.2142 | bdkoebel@gmail.com 
Schierz, Mike
288 7th Avenue, Hanover, ON N4N 2H4
226.434.2148 | mike.schierz@danzer.com 
SCHOOL BOARD TRUSTEES
Trustee - Bruce-Grey Catholic District School Board (English Separate)
One (1) to be elected from the combined municipalities of Grey Highlands, Hanover, Southgate and West Grey (Nominations to be filed with the Clerk of West Grey)
Name of CandidateQualifying Address | Contact Information
 Garvey (Wiseman), Robyn 519 21st Avenue, Hanover, ON N4N 3H2
519.364.6155 | rgarvey@wightman.ca  
Trustee - Bluewater District School Board (English Public)
One (1) trustee to be elected from the combined municipalities of Hanover and West Grey (Nominations to be filed with the Clerk of West Grey)
Name of CandidateQualifying Address | Contact Information
Schaus-Atkinson, Tracy 259 Queen Street North, Durham, ON N0G 1R0
519.369.5707 | tlatkinson@eastlink.ca 
Trustee - Conseil scolaire Viamonde (French Public School Board)
One (1) to be elected from the combined area of all the municipalities located within the Counties of Bruce, Grey, Dufferin and Simcoe (Nominations to be filed with the Clerk, City of Barrie)
Name of CandidateQualifying Address | Contact Information
Belcourt, Guy 1 Therrien Crt., Penetanguishene, ON L9M 1P7
705.549.3877 | guy.belcourt@yahoo.com 
Lapointe, Eric 37 Hemmingway Cres., Barrie, ON L4N 5G2
705.241.8909 | ericrlapointe@yahoo.com 
Trustee Conseil scolaire Catholique Providence (French Separate School Board)
One (1) to be elected from the combined area of all the municipalities located within the Counties of Grey, Oxford and Perth (Nominations to be filed with the Clerk, City of Woodstock)
Name of CandidateQualifying Address | Contact Information
   

QUALIFICATIONS TO VOTE - 2018 Voters' Guide for Municipal Elections

On Voting Day, a person is qualified to be an Elector if he or she:

  • Is a Canadian Citizen;
  • Is at least 18 years of age;
  • Resides in the Town of Hanover or is an owner or tenant of land in the Town of Hanover, or the spouse of an owner or tenant in the Town of Hanover; and
  • Is not prohibited from voting because he or she:
    • Is serving a sentence of imprisonment
    • Is a corporation
    • Is acting as an executor or trustee or in any other representative capacity
    • Was convicted of a corrupt practice described in Section 90(3) of the Municipal Elections Act

It is the responsibility of the Elector to ensure they are a qualified elector.

   
UPCOMING CANDIDATE WORKSHOPS / INFORMATION SESSIONS
So You Want to Run for Council?
Online Course

This online course will provide an overview of what you should know before you decide to run for municipal office and sign your candidacy.
Register

Thursday, August 30, 2018
7:00pm

Internet and Telephone Voting Information Session
P & H Centre | Lion's Den
269 7th Avenue
Hanover, ON

Wednesday, October 3, 2018
(time to be confirmed)

Meet the  Candidate Night
Hanover Civic Theatre
(sponsored by Hanover Chamber of Commerce)

   
2018 MUNICIPAL ELECTION CALENDAR
Tuesday, May 1, 2018 Nomination Period Commences, s.33.
Monday, June 4, 2018 Municipal enumeration forms to be returned to MPAC to ensure inclusion of electors on preliminary list of electors (PLE).
Friday, July 27, 2018 Nomination Day (9:00am to 2:00pm)
Withdrawal of nominations before 2:00pm
Monday, July 30, 2018 Certification of nomination papers before 4:00pm
Acclamations after 4:00pm 
July 31 - September 1, 2018 Receipt of PLE from MPAC on a date between July 31 and September 1 of an election year as agreed upon by the Clerk and MPAC.
September 15 - 25, 2018 Prepare and distribute interim list of changes to Voters' List.
October 12 - 22, 2018 Voting Period for Internet & Telephone Voting
Monday, October 22, 2018 Voting Day
Tuesday, October 23, 2017 Clerk to declare official election results as soon as possible after Voting Day.
Monday, December 3, 2018 Term of office commences, s.6.
New council deemed organized when quorum of members have taken declaration of office.
Monday, December 31, 2018 Campaign period ends, s.88.24(1-2).