Becoming a Candidate


Municipal Office

395 Mulock Drive P.O. Box 328 Station Main, Newmarket, Ontario
L3Y 4X7

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​​​​​​​Any eligible elector in the Town of Newmarket may become a candidate in the Ward 5 By-election.

In order to run for office in Newmarket an individual must be:

  1. A Canadian citizen;
  2. At least 18 years old;
  3. A resident of Newmarket or the owner or tenant of land here, or the spouse of such owner or tenant; and
  4. Who is not disqualified by any legislation from holding office.

Every candidate must file nomination papers prior to receiving any campaign contributions and prior to expending any funds on a campaign.

Nomination papers may be filed as early as July 26, 2016 at 9:00 a.m. and must be filed in person at the Legislative Services Department located at the Municipal Offices, 395 Mulock Drive. Nominations closed as of September 2, 2016. 


Nomination Form
Declaration of Qualifications for Candidates
Consent to Provide Candidate Contact Information
Consent and Acknowledgment regarding Sign By-law

Information for Candidates

2016 Ward 5 By-election Candidate's Guide

Use of Corporate Resources & Election Campaign Activities Policy

Use of Corporate Logo, Crest & Images Policy

AMCTO Candidates Guide to Accessible Elections​​​

Association of Munici​​​palities of Ontario (AMO) - So you want to Run for Council​​​​

Candidates' Guide for Ontario Municipal and School Board By-elections 2016 - 2018

Voters' Guide for Ontario Municipal and School Board By-elections 2016-2018