Port Colborne Election logo 2018


Election Questions and Assistance

Please contact the City Clerk's Division with questions, comments and concerns regarding the Municipal Election.

Telephone: 905-835-2901 ext. 109

Email: election@portcolborne.ca


Run for Mayor, City Council or Regional Council

On the day the Nomination Paper is filed, a person must be:

 ·       A Canadian citizen.

 ·       At least 18 years of age.

·       A resident of the City of Port Colborne, or

·       An owner or tenant of land in the City of Port Colborne, or the spouse of the owner or tenant.

·       Not legally prohibited from voting.

·       Not disqualified by any legislation from holding municipal office.

Who cannot be a Council Candidate

The following people are disqualified from being elected as a member of Council, or from holding office as a member of Council:

 ·       A judge of any court.

·       A member of the Provincial Legislature, the Federal House of Commons or Senate who has not resigned from their office by the close of nominations. Proof of resignation must be provided by the close of nominations or the Clerk will not certify the nomination.

 ·       A candidate who failed to file the necessary financial statement in the last municipal election or by-election.