Notice - 2018 Municipal Election


NOTICE is hereby given to the Electors of the Town of Hanover that an Election will be held to fill the following offices:

Mayor (1 to be elected)    
Sue Paterson    
Mary Winkler    
Deputy Mayor (1 to be elected)    
Selwyn J. Hicks    
Bill Roberts    
Councillor (5 to be elected)
Warren Dickert Dave Hocking Brandon Koebel
Steve Fitzsimmons Rick Hopkins Hazel Pratt-Paige
Harold Fleet Ed Hotchkiss Mike Schierz
Peter Hambly Ed King  
Trustee Bluewater District School Board - One (1) to be elected from the combined municipalities of Hanover and West Grey
Paisley E. Cozzarin Tracy L. Schaus-Atkinson  
Trustee 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
Guy Belcourt Saveria Caruso Eric Lapointe

I hereby declare the following candidates to be duly elected by acclamation to the offices indicated.

Trustee Bruce-Grey Catholic District School Board – Robyn Garvey (Wiseman)
Trustee French Separate School Board – Alexandre Alary


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 on or around October 4, 2018, providing instructions and a secure Personal Identification Number (PIN) to use to vote by either the internet or telephone. The Voting Period for this Municipal Election will be Friday, October 12, 2018 at 10:00 am until Monday, October 22, 2018 at 8:00 pm. There is no need to wait to vote on Voting Day as there will be no polls.


Want to find out more information about the voting process for the upcoming 2018 Municipal and School Board Elections? There will be an Internet & Telephone Voting Information Session on Thursday, August 30, 2018 at 7:00 pm in the Lion’s Den at the P & H Centre, 269 7th Avenue, Hanover.


A Help Centre will be located at the Municipal Office, 341 10th Street, during the Voting Period (October 12 - 22) during regular office hours (Monday to Friday from 8:30 am to 4:30 pm). Electors can be added to the Voters’ List and receive assistance and clarification on the election process, including access to the internet.

There will be extended Help Centre hours as follows:
Saturday, October 13 | 10:00am to 3:00pm
Tuesday, October 16 | 4:30pm to 8:00pm
Thursday, October 18 | 4:30pm to 8:00pm
Saturday, October 20 | 10:00am to 3:00pm
Monday, October 22 | 8:30am to close of voting at 8:00pm


Are you on the list to vote for the upcoming municipal election? If you are an Ontario resident over the age of 18 you can visit 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 or call 1-866-296-6722.

Brian Tocheri, CAO/Clerk
Town of Hanover
341 10th Street, Hanover, ON N4N 1P5
519.364.2780 x 1228