Candidate Information Package

If you are interested in running for office in the Clarington Municipal Election, we encourage you to review the Candidates' Manual to learn more about the forms and documents listed below in the Candidate Information Package.

Candidate Information Package

Printed copies of the Candidate Information Package are available at the Municipal Administrative Centre. We encourage candidates to make an appointment to ensure a printed copy is ready and available for you to pick up. Please call 905-697-4747 to book an appointment.

  1. Nomination Forms:
    1. Nomination Paper (Form 1)
    2. Endorsement Form (Form 2)
    3. Personal Information Release Form Candidate Consent
    4. Voters’ List Request Form
  2. Municipality of Clarington Candidates’ Manual
    1. Municipality of Clarington Candidates’ Manual (incl. Statutory Notices and Preliminary Certificates)
    2. Letter to Regional Council Candidates - LTC Committee of Management
  3. Maps and Signs and Advertising
    1. Map of Electoral Wards
    2. Clarington Election Signs Summary
    3. Clarington Election Sign By-law
    4. Notice to Broadcasters and Publishers
  4. Financial Forms and Information
    1. Auditor’s Report (Form 4)
    2. Financial Statement – Subsequent Expenses (Form 5)
    3. Notice of Extension of Campaign Period (Form 6)
    4. Letter to Banks – Municipal Campaign Account
  5. Other Forms
    1. Withdrawal of Nomination
    2. Scrutineer Appointment and Oath Form
  6. Policies and Procedures
    1. Clarington Municipal Elections Clerk’s Procedures and Rules
    2. Clarington’s Use of Corporate Resources for Election Purposes Policy
    3. Clarington Library and Museums’ Use of Corporate Resources for Election Purposes Policy
  7. Accessibility Information
    1. Clarington’s Municipal Elections Accessibility Plan
    2. A “Candidates Guide to Accessible Elections”, produced jointly by AMCTO and the Province of Ontario
    3. AODA’s “Accessible Campaign Information and Communication”
    4. An “Accessible All Candidates Meetings” document provided by the Accessibility Directorate of Ontario Ministry of Community and Social Services
    5. An “Accessible Constituency, Riding Association, Central Party and Campaign Offices” document provided by the Accessibility Directorate of Ontario Ministry of Community and Social Services
  8. External Resources
    1. Association of Municipalities Ontario – Online Course Information “Lead Where You Live: AMO's Guide to Running for Municipal Election”
    2. Ministry of Municipal Affairs – Candidates’ Guide for Ontario Municipal and School Board Elections

Note: The information provided in this package is prepared for convenience only. For complete and accurate reference, a review of the applicable Provincial legislation should be conducted. The onus is on persons intending to run for office to ensure they are qualified and that all forms being submitted are complete and accurate. Only one copy of each component is provided. The candidate is responsible for making additional copies.

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