Elections

2022 Municipal Election

The next Municipal Election will be held on October 24, 2022.  The next term of Council begins November 15, 2022 and concludes on November 14, 2026. Current council consists of seven members, Mayor and six Councillors.

  • Mayor

  • Councillors

  • Trustees for Rainy River District School Board

  • Trustees for Northwest Catholic District School Board

  • Board Member for Rainy River District Social Services Administration Board (under review)
     

NOMINATION PERIOD

Opens May 2, 2022 and closes on Nomination Day at 2:00pm (local time) on August 19, 2022.

RECEIVED NOMINATION 

REGISTERED THIRD PARTY ADVERTISERS

VOTING METHOD

The Town of Fort Frances has approved the use of Telephone/Internet voting for the 2022 Municipal Election.  By-law 63/21, being a by‑law to authorize the use of Telephone and Internet Voting as an Alternative Voting Method for the 2022 Municipal and School Board Elections for the Town of Fort Frances was passed and enacted by Council on November 22, 2021.

Intelivote Systems Inc has been selected the service provider of the Telephone/Internet solution for the 2022 Election.  To learn more about Intelivote Systems Inc visit their website by clicking here.

Demo: Click here to view video showing how to vote by Internet.

Demo: Click here to view video showing how to vote by Telephone.

 

NOTICES

More information related to the 2022 Municipal Election will be available closer to the opening of Nomination period. Please check back regularly.

Candidate and Third Party Advertisers Information Session - Postponed to April 21, 2022

Notice of Nomination April 1, 2022

Final Notice of Nomination Jul 27, 2022

Certified List of Candidates 

Declaration of Acclamation

Notice of Election Information (Municipal Election Act, 1996 (s.40)

Notice to Electors re: Voters' List

 

 

The Municipal Clerk is appointed the Municipal Returning Officer by statute and is responsible for the administration and management of municipal elections.  For that reason, the Clerk's department is responsible for accepting nominations of candidates running for office, preparing voters' lists, preparing ballots, selecting voter help centres, determining voting period and certification and distribution of election results.

Please contact the Municipal Clerk for more information:

Gabrielle Lecuyer, AOMC
Municipal Clerk / Returning Officer

Phone:  1-807-274-5323  ext. 1215
E-mail:  glecuyer@fortfrances.ca 
Fax:  1-807-274-8479
Town of Fort Frances - Civic Centre
320 Portage Avenue
Fort Frances, ON  P9A 3P9