Becoming a Candidate

This page provides information for anyone who is interested in becoming a candidate in the 2018 Municipal Election. This page will be updated as new information becomes available. 

Offices to be ​E​​lected

​The following offices will be elected in the 2018 Municipal Election:
 

May​or:​​

one to be elected by all voters of the municipality

Peel Regio​na​l Chair*:

one to be elected by all voters of the Region of Peel
 

Regional Cou​nc​​illors:

one to be elected for Wards 1 and 5
one to be elected for Wards 2 and 6
one to be elected for Wards 3 and 4
one to be elected for Wards 7 and 8
one to be elected for Wards 9 and 10
 

City Coun​cillors:​

one to be elected for Wards 1 and 5
one to be elected for Wards 2 and 6
one to be elected for Wards 3 and 4
one to be elected for Wards 7 and 8
one to be elected for Wards 9 and 10
 

School B​oard​ Trustees**:

Peel District School Board
Dufferin-Peel Catholic District School Board
Conseil scolaire Viamonde
Conseil scolaire de district catholique Centre-Sud

 
*The Region of Peel is responsible for receiving nominations for the Peel Regional Chair office. Please visit the Region's website​ for more information. 
 
**The number of trustees for each school board (and corresponding Ward distribution) will be determined in the Spring of 2018.
 

Are you Qualified?

It is the potential candidate's responsibility to ensure they are qualified to run for an office in the 2018 Municipal Election. View the Who Can be a Candidate?​page for more information on candidate qualifications.
 

Know the Legislation​​

P​lease find detailed information related to municipal election legislation by visiting:

 

Nomination Package​

Candidates will be required to file their Nomination Forms and supporting documents at the City Clerk's Office during the Nomination Period. More information, as well as the required forms will be available in the Spring of 2018.
 

Note: Candidates for the​ Regional Chair office will file their Nomination Forms with the Region of Peel. For French language school board trustee candidates, the municipality where candidates will be filing has yet to be determined.​​​