On October 2, 2017, Council adopted a Code of Conduct for the Mayor and Members of Council which recommended appointing an Integrity Commissioner. Council also approved the appointment of an Integrity Commissioner on May 22, 2018 whose role is to provide advice, assistance and training to Council and investigate and assess complaints regarding an alleged breach of the Council Code of Conduct.
2018 Registered Candidates
As candidates file their nomination papers with the Town Clerk, their contact information will be added by Ward.
Registered: June 15, 2018, at 1:40 p.m.
Address: 5031 Philp Rd. E, Beamsville, ON L0R 1B2
Third-Party Advertising FAQs
Q. What is a third party advertisement?
A. A third party advertisement is an advertisement in any broadcast, print, electronic or other medium that has the purpose of promoting, supporting or opposing a candidate in the election, or a "yes" or "no" answer to a question on the ballot.
Third party advertisements do not include:
Third Party Advertising
The Municipal Elections Act, 1996 now includes rules for third party advertising.
A third party advertisement is:
FAQs for Voters
Q. When is Voting Day?
A. Voting day is Monday, October 22, 2018. The Town of Lincoln will also be holding advance voting days on October 13 - 17, 2018. As well, electors will have the opportunity to cast their ballot through internet voting between October 3, 2018 and October 17, 2018.
Q. When are Voting Hours on Voting Day?
A. Voting hours on Voting Day are between 10 a.m. - 8 p.m.
Q. Who is eligible to vote?
Commissioner of Oaths and Declarations
Notary Public Services
The Town of Lincoln Commissioner of Oaths are not Notary Publics. You will have to contact a professional lawyer, notary public entitled to practice law in Ontario, or a justice of the peace to sign those documents.
Important Dates for Voters
Voter's List: Tuesday, Sept. 4, 2018
- Voter's list available to certified candidates
- Revision Period Begins, Voter's list available at Town Hall and library branches for supervised viewing of one's own information
- Electors completing the prescribed form (EL15) and presenting appropriate identification may update or add their name to the voters' list. We encourage all electors to check that they are on the voter's list!
Internet Voting: Oct. 3-17, 2018
Frequently Asked Questions - Potential Candidates
Q How do I file nomination papers?
Important Dates for Candidates
Nomination Period Begins: Tuesday, May 1, 2018
First day a person wishing to run for elected office and who is qualified to hold that office at the time of being nominated (subject to the Act) can file a nomination paper
First day notice of registration as a third party advertiser can be filed
Campaign period begins once a nomination paper or notice of registration is filed
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