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The 2022 Municipal Election will be held on Monday, October 24, 2022.

Voting is convenient with Internet-Telephone Voting:

  1. Check the Voters’ List to ensure you are on it, and your mailing address is up to date.
  2. Wait for your Voting PIN Letter to arrive in the mail (late September, early October).
    • Keep the Voting PIN Letter in a safe place until voting opens on Friday, October 14, 2022 at 10:00am
    • You will have 10 Days to vote, but do not wait until the last minute in case you have difficulty logging into the voting system
  3. Open your Voting PIN Letter, and find the PIN number that will let you access to the voting system.
  4. You have 2 Ways that you can vote:
    • Vote by telephone (takes about 10-15 minutes)
      • Call the phone number provided in your voting kit
      • Enter your PIN
      • Enter your date of birth
      • If you receive an error after several attempts to login, this may be because your birthdate information is incorrect in our Voting System. You will need a new PIN. Please contact us at 613-396-1944.
      • Follow the audio prompts to vote (use the ‘#’ to confirm your selections)
      • Don’t hang up too early! Be sure to go through all the prompts to get your confirmation code to know that your vote has been cast.
    • Vote by internet (takes about 5 minutes)
      • Visit the voting website provided in your voting PIN letter by entering the address into the address bar at the top of your internet browser (Chrome, Firefox, Safari, Edge etc.)
      • Enter your PIN
      • Enter your date of birth
      • Complete the Captcha challenge as shown on the screen
      • If you receive an error after several attempts to login, this may be because your birthdate information is incorrect in our Voting System. You will need a new PIN. Please contact us at 613-396-1944. 
      • Follow the prompts through all contests, and complete your ballot by pressing Submit Ballot
  5. Want to ensure your vote counted? Write down the Confirmation Code you receive after voting. Following the Election, the Clerk’s Office will publish a list of confirmation codes that were included in the vote totals. You will be able to find your unique confirmation code on that list to confirm you vote was successfully included in the vote results.
  6. If you did not receive your Voting PIN letter in the mail by October 11, you will be able to obtain your Voting PIN letter from the Election Office at the Municipal Office or online through our online registration.

Things you don’t have to do to vote in this municipal election:

  • Drive to a polling station
  • Wait in a line
  • Produce an email address
  • Give your vote to a live person on the telephone (ensuring the secrecy of the ballot)
  • Get out of your pyjamas (vote from the comfort of your home)

If you need more information, or have any questions or concerns, we’re here to help. Contact the Office of the Clerk at 613-396-1944 or elections@tyenidnagatownship.com

Am I on the Voters’ List?

Are you registered to vote? Have you checked the Voters’ List?

Be sure the check the Voters’ List to verify that you will received a Voting PIN letter in the mail.

It is vital that you confirm your name is on the Voters’ List, especially if you have moved since the previous election. This ensures you will receive your voter kit by mail this fall. If you are not on the Voters’ List or if your information is incorrect, you may apply to have your name added or your information corrected. The most convenient way to do this is via the Voter Look Up service provided by the Municipal Property Assessment Corporation (MPAC). The Voter Lookup service allows residents to:

  • confirm or update their voting information;
  • add a voter’s name to an address, and;
  • change school support for the purpose of voting in a school board election

Paper Voters’ List

The Voters’ List is the collection of all voters who are eligible to vote in the Tyendinaga Township Municipal Election. It is also what is used to mail out your Voting PIN Letters in September. All electors in Tyendinaga should verify that they’re on the list to ensure they can vote. No person shall use any information obtained from the voters’ list except for election purposes.

Corrections and Additions to the Voters’ List

All electors not finding themselves on the Voter’s List may add themselves, or correct their information by visiting the online registration. 

You can vote if you are:

  • A Canadian citizen; and
  • At least 18 years old; and
  • A resident in Tyendinaga Township; or
  • Either a resident of the township or a property owner or tenant or the spouse or same sex partner of an owner or tenant in the municipality during a specified time just before the election.

You may only vote once in the Tyendinaga municipal election regardless of how many properties you own or rent within the township. You may also vote in multiple Municipal Elections if you own property outside of Tyendinaga Township.

List of Candidates and Third Party Advertisers

A full list of candidates and third party advertisers who have filed their paperwork with the Clerk can be found on our Candidates page

Contact Us

Carla Preston
~ Chief Administrative Officer
859 Melrose Road, RR #1, Shannonville, ON K0K 3A0
Yvonne Murphy
~ Clerk
859 Melrose Road, RR#1, Shannonville, ON K0K 3A0