Elections

Logo for the October 22, 2018 electionThe Municipal Election will be held on Monday, October 22, 2018.

Candidate Financial Statements

Everyone that has filed a nomination paper with the City to participate in the Municipal Elections as a candidate must in turn file their financial statement with the City Clerk after each election. These statements detail the income and expenses incurred during the candidate's campaign.

Your completed financial statement must be submitted to the clerk by 2 p.m. on the last Friday in March (March 29, 2019).

All financial statements are public documents. The Clerk must retain the statements until the new council takes office after the 2022 scheduled election. 

Any person may make extracts from the documents and is entitled to copies of the documents but must only do so knowing that the information obtained shall only be used for election purposes as per the Municipal Elections Act.

Information and Links

Nomination Period (Candidates and Third Party Advertisers)

Anyone who wishes to be a candidate must file a Nomination Paper.  The nomination period was May 1, 2018 and ended on July 27th, 2018 at 2 p.m. 

Nomination Procedures

  • NEW:  ***Third Party Advertisements (will be in effect April 1, 2018).  Registrations accepted between May 1st, 2018 (1st day for filing nominations) and October 19, 2018 (Friday before Voting Day) in regular election.  Pertinent information will be posted in early 2018.***

Election Results

Candidate Financial Statements

The financial statements for the 2014 Municipal Election Candidates are available for download on the 2014 Financial Statements page.

Information and Links

For more information, please visit the following links:

Compliance Audit Committee

The Niagara Compliance Audit website for the Committee that deals with requests for an audit on the campaigns of Election Candidates.

Questions, Assistance, and Accessibility

The City Clerk's staff are pleased to assist with any questions that you may have concerning the Municipal Election. If you have comments or concerns regarding the election process, forms, method of voting, polling locations, voters' list or other matters pertaining to the Municipal Election, please let us know. Further, we welcome feedback to identify areas where changes need to be considered; and ways in which the City can improve the delivery of an accessible election. If you require information in an alternate format, please let us know.

Email: bmatson@niagarafalls.ca
Phone: 905-356-7521 Ext. 4342
Fax: 905-356-9083

By Mail:
Acting City Clerk
City of Niagara Falls
P.O. Box 1023
Niagara Falls, Ontario L2E 6X5

In Person:
Main Floor
City of Niagara Falls
4310 Queen Street
Niagara Falls, Ontario