Important Dates

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395 Mulock Drive P.O. Box 328 Station Main, Newmarket, Ontario
L3Y 4X7
905-895-5193

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​Please note the following important dates leading up to the 2018 Municipal Election: 

2018

Tuesday, May 1, 2018
  • First day for candidates to file a nomination paper for the Office of Mayor, Councillor or School Board Trustee 
  • First day for an individual or entity to file a notice of registration and advertise as a third party advertiser 
  • Campaign period begins once a nomination paper or notice of registration is filed

Friday, July 27, 2018
  • Last day for a candidate to file a nomination from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. 
  • Nominations or withdrawal cannot be accepted after 2 p.m.

Monday, July 30, 2018
  • Certification of nomination papers to be completed by 4 p.m. 
  • Declaration of acclamation provided after 4 p.m. 

Tuesday, September 4, 2018
  • Voters’ list available to certified candidates. 
  • Revision period begins – Electors may update or add their name to the Voters’ List.

Tuesday, September 25, 2018
  • Final expense limits provided to candidates and third party advertisers.


Friday, October 19, 2018
  • Last day for an individual or entity to file a notice of registration as a third party advertiser.

Monday, October 22, 2018
  • Last day for third party advertising period

Monday, December 3, 2018
  • Council inauguration and new term of Council sworn in

Monday, December 31, 2018
  • Campaign period ends for candidates and registered third parties. 
  • Last day for candidate or registered third parties to file an Extension of campaign period form.

2019:

Wednesday, February 27, 2019
  • Last day for Clerk to provide notice of financial filing requirements and penalties to candidates and registered third parties.

Thursday, March 28, 2019
  • Last day for candidate or registered third party to apply to Superior Court of Justice to extend the time to file the financial statement.

Friday, March 29, 2019 by 2 p.m.
  • Last day to file financial statement for reporting period ending December 31, 2018 – applies to all candidates and registered third parties. 
  • Last day for candidate or registered third party to notify Clerk of filing extension received from the Superior Court of Justice.

Monday, April 1, 2019
  • 90 day compliance audit period begins. 
  • Start of 30 day period in which a candidate or registered third party may file the primary financial statement and pay a $500 late filing fee.

Monday, April 29, 2019
  • Last day (by 2 p.m.) for candidate or registered third party to file a primary financial statement and pay $500 late filing fee. 
  • Penalties take affect at 2:01 p.m.

Tuesday, July 2, 2019
  • Last day to request a compliance audit on a primary financial statement. 
  • End of supplementary campaign period.

Wednesday, August 28, 2019
  • Last day for Clerk to provide notice of supplementary filing requirements and penalties to candidates or registered third parties.

Thursday, September 26, 2019
  • Last day for candidate or registered third party to apply to Superior Court of Justice to extend the time to file the financial statement.

Friday, September 27, 2019 by 2 p.m.
  • Last day to file financial statement for reporting period ending July 2, 2019 – only applies to those who filed a Form 6 to extend the campaign period. 
  • Last day for candidate or registered third party to notify Clerk of filing extension received from the Superior Court of Justice.

Monday, September 30, 2019
  • 90 day compliance audit period begins. 
  • Start of 30 day period in which a candidate or registered third party may file the supplementary financial statement and pay a $500 late filing fee.

Monday, October 28, 2019
  • Last day (by 2 p.m.) for candidate or registered third party to file a supplementary financial statement and pay $500 late filing fee. 
  • Penalties take affect at 2:01 p.m.

Monday, December 30, 2019
  • Last day to request a compliance audit on a supplementary financial statement.