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2018 Election

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VOTE 2018

The Municipality of Killarney will be implementing an alternate method of voting for the 2018 elections. In recent years the Municipality has been using vote by mail but for 2018 we will be implementing Internet and Telephone Voting for the 2018 Municipal Election in October, 2018.

This system replaces the traditional polling place method and eliminates the need for advance polls and voting proxies. It also improves voter access and increases voter participation. As the election draws closer we will be including more information about the voting process on this page. In Killarney the Mayor is elected at large, which means all eligible voters choose from the same mayoral candidates when voting. Councillors are elected to represent two wards, three Councillors Ward 1 and two Councillors Ward 2.

Key Election Dates for the Year 2018:


May 1 – Nomination period commences.

July 27 – Nomination Day. (9 a.m. to 2 p.m.)

July 30 – Certification of nomination papers before 4 p.m. – Acclamations after 4 p.m.

July 31 to September 1 – Receipt of Preliminary List of Electors (PLE) from the Municipal Property Assessment Corporation (MPAC) on a date between July 31 and September 1 of an election year as agreed upon by the clerk and MPAC.

Sept 4 - Oct 22
- Period for addition/correction of own name on voters’ list
- Period of removal of deceased persons from the voters’ list
- Provide copies of voters’ list to persons entitled.

October 9 to 22 – Internet & Telephone Voting opens
October 22 – Election Day
December 1 – New Council Term Start Date