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Candidate Information


The nomination of candidates for the separate election of Mayor and Councillors will be held on September 5th between the hours of 8:00 a.m. and 8:00 p.m. at the Municipal Office.



Candidate Qualifications

A person who is qualified to be a candidate in the 2017 Municipal Election for Marystown is someone who is:


- eligible to vote in the election
- not in arrears of municipal taxes or other charges payable to the municipality
- ordinarily resident in Marystown for at least 30 days immediately before Nomination Period begins
- a Municipal employee other than a town clerk, manager or paid department head who has requested and received a leave of absence - even if you work for Council on a temporary basis (ie., Community Enhancement Employment Program), a leave of absence must requested and approved

A person is not qualified who is:

- a town clerk, manager or paid department head of Council

- a Chief Administrative Officer of an agency or group established by Council
- a Member of the House of Commons, Senate, House of Assembly or judge or a Provincial or Supreme Court

A person who has ownership of a company that owes municipal taxes:

- is not qualified to run as a candidate if that person is operating as an unincorporated business entity and is personally accountable for the amounts owed
- is qualified to run as a candidate if that person is the owner of a corporation since corporations are a separate legal entity


Nomination Process

Candidates need to be nominated in front of the Returning Officer at the Municipal Office. The proposer, seconder and candidate should be present to sign the nomination form. Where a candidate is unable to be present for their nomination, either the proposer or seconder may sign a special nomination form on behalf of the candidate, which must be signed in front of the Returning Officer.


A $10.00 non-refundable nomination fee, payable at the time of nomination, is required for all candidates.

The list of candidates will be made available to the public within 7 days of Nomination Day through The Southern Gazette and at least two public postings (ie., post office).



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