Information for Voters

Voter Eligibility

You are eligible to vote in the 2014 Municipal Election in the Town of Lincoln if, by October 27, 2014, you:

  • Are a Canadian Citizen;
  • Are at least 18 years old;
  • Reside in Lincoln or are the owner or tenant of land in Lincoln or the spouse of such owner or tenant; and
  • Are not prohibited from voting as defined below.

The following are prohibited from voting:

  • A person who is serving a sentence of imprisonment in a penal or correctional institution.
  • A corporation.
  • A person acting as executor or trustee or in any other representative capacity, except as a voting proxy in accordance with section 44 of the Municipal Elections Act.
  • A person who was convicted of the corrupt practice described in subsection 90 (3), if voting day in the current election is less than four years after voting day in the election in respect of which he or she was convicted.

School Board Voters

An English Public Voter must:

  • be a supporter of the English-language public district school board; or
  • not be a supporter of any board, nor have qualified him- or herself as an elector for a separate or French-language school board in the election.

An English Separate Voter must:

  • be a Roman Catholic who must:
    • qualify as an elector for the English-language separate district school board; or
    • be a supporter (or be the spouse of a supporter) of the English-language separate district school board.

A French Public Voter must:

  • be a French-language rights holder (see ss. 23(1) and (2) of the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms for criteria) who must:
    • qualify as an elector for the French-language public district school board; or
    • be a supporter (or the spouse of a supporter) of the French-language public district school board.

A French Separate Voter must:

  • be a Roman Catholic; and
  • a French-language rights holder (see the Charter for criteria ) who must:
    • qualify as an elector for the French-language separate district school board; or
    • be a supporter (or the spouse of a supporter) of the French-language separate district school board.

The Province of Ontario has produced a 2014 Voters' Guide for Ontario Municipal and School Board Elections.

Additional information will be posted as it becomes available.

 

 

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