2018 Election

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Date of Election 

The next municipal election will be held on Wednesday, October 24, 2018, from 8:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m.

Advance Poll 

For the purposes of accommodating persons who are qualified to vote, but who have reason to believe that they will be absent or otherwise unable to attend their proper voting place on election day, an advance voting opportunity will be located at the RM of Springfield Municipal Office, 100 Springfield Centre Drive, and will be open Saturday, October 13, 2018 between 8:00 a.m. and 8:00 p.m.

Mobile Poll

For the purpose of accommodating persons who are qualified to vote, but reside at a health care facility or elderly persons home, a mobile voting station will be set up at the following locations on Monday, October 15, 2018:

10 a.m. to 11 a.m. - Sunrise Lodge - 740 Weiser Crescent, Anola

11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. - Evergreen Lodge - 27 042 PTH 15 Rd 60N, Dugald

1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. - Kin Place - 689 Main Street, Oakbank

3:30 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. - Springfield Place - 628 Main Street, Oakbank

6:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. - Pleasantview Lodge - 68 008 PR 212 Rd 30E, Oakbank

Sealed Envelope Voting

A voter is eligible to vote by sealed envelope if they have reason to believe that they will be unable to vote at the regular voting place on Election Day, or during advance voting opportunities. 

A voter may apply in two ways to vote by sealed envelope:

1. In person - A voter may apply in person at the Municipal Office between 28 and 3 days before Election Day, and may be given a sealed envelope ballot package at the time of application. 

2. In writing - If a voter applies either by mail or by fax, the application must state the applicant's name, address and telephone number.  The application must also include legible photocopies of identification and a declaration of eligibility.  A voter may apply between 90 and 3 days before Election Day.  Applications must be received by the SEO by 8:00 p.m. on Election Day. 

Application to vote by sealed envelope

Election Officials

Senior Election Official (SEO) - Colleen Draper, 204-444-6161

Assistant Senior Election Official - Sandra Cann, 204-444-3416

For more information contact elections@rmofspringfield.ca.

 

Qualification of Voters

Resident Voters

  • Canadian Citizen
  • at least 18 years of age on Election Day; and
  • a resident of the local authority for at least six months on Election Day
Non-resident Voters
  • Canadian Citizen
  •  at least 18 years of age on Election Day; and
  • a registered land owner in the municipality for at least six months on Election Day
A maximum of two non-resident voters per property are permitted to vote in a municipal election.  In order to be included on the voters' list, each voter must obtain written consent from the majority of the registered landowners and file with the SEO.