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The Elections

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Municipal elections are held on a fixed date on the first Sunday in November every four years.

The next general election will be held on November 7, 2021.

On this page, you will find new information from the municipal administration regarding the elections as the weeks go by.

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Voters

Information for voters

If more than one person is running for the same position, you may vote between 9:30 a.m. and 8:00 p.m. on the following dates:

  • Election Day: Sunday, November 7, 2021
  • Advance polling day: Sunday, October 31, 2021
  • Other advance polling day: Monday November 1st, 2021

 

A simple guide for voters

Voting by mail

Exceptional Measures Related to the Health Situation
(Vote by correspondence-COVID-19)
You can vote by absentee ballot if you are in one of the following situations:

  • You live in the municipality but are unable to move about for health reasons or you are a caregiver living at the same address as such a person;
  • You will be 70 years of age or older on polling day;
  •  Between Sunday, October 17, 2021 and Wednesday, October 27, 2021, you must comply with an order or recommendation for isolation from public health authorities because you :
    – Have returned from a trip abroad less than 14 days ago;
    – Have been diagnosed with COVID-19 and are still considered a carrier of the disease;
    – Exhibit symptoms of COVID-19;
    – Have been in contact with a suspected, probable or confirmed case of COVID-19 for less than 14 days;
    – Are waiting for a COVID-19 test result.

To vote by absentee ballot, you must make a verbal or written request by contacting the Returning Officer, no later than Wednesday, October 27, 2021 .

The ballot papers for voting by mail will be sent as of October 11, 2021.

If you are registered to vote by absentee ballot and have not received your ballots within a few days of being mailed, you may contact the Returning Officer to receive new ballots.
Ballots must be received in the office of the Returning officer no later than 4:30 p.m. on Friday, November 5, 2021.
If you are applying to vote by absentee ballot because you are required to comply with a public health authority order or recommendation for isolation your application will be valid for the current ballot only. If you are in any of the other situations listed above, your application will be valid for the current ballot and any subsequent reruns.

Details regarding voting by mail (70 years+)

Join the Electoral Staff

Positions & Dates

The Municipal Returning Officer is currently seeking individuals to fill the following positions for the November 7 municipal elections:

  • Scrutineers;
  • Clerks;
  • Greeters;
  • Members of the Board of Revision of the List of Electors
  • Members of the Verification Board

 

All interested persons must be available on advance polling days, Sunday, October 31 and November 1 and/or on polling day, Sunday, November 7, as well as for the mandatory training.

You must contact the office of the Returning Officer, Sylvie Dubuc, by email at canton.township@hemmingford.ca or by calling 450-247-2050.

Those selected will be invited to attend a mandatory training session.

(COMPLETED) Submit Your Candidacy

Important dates

The following positions are open for applications:
The seats of councilors: no. 1, 2, 3, 4, 5 and 6 as well as the seat of the mayor/mayoress.

Applications may be submitted on

  • Monday, September 20;
  • Wednesday, September 22;
  • Monday, September 27;
  • and Wednesday, September 29;

From 9:00 a.m. to noon and from 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.

  •  Friday, October 1st,  from 9:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. continuously.
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