General Municipal Election Information

Rural Municipality of Dufferin
Town of Carman

NOTICE OF REGISTRATION OF PROSPECTIVE CANDIDATE FOR GENERAL MUNICIPAL ELECTION

Please be advised that a general municipal election will be held on October 24, 2018.

Prospective municipal election candidates must register with the Senior Election Official (SEO) during the registration period before they may begin to accept contributions, incur expenses, fundraise or borrow money for their campaign.

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the SEO will be receiving candidate registrations:

For the office of Reeve (head of council): Between May 1, 2018 and September 18, 2018

For the office of Mayor (head of council): Between May 1, 2018 and September 18, 2018

For the office of Councillor: Between June 30, 2018 and September 18, 2018

at the Rural Municipality of Dufferin or Town of Carman office, 12-2nd Avenue S.W, Carman, MB during the regular hours of business. (Monday to Friday – 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.)

To obtain a registration form contact the S.E.O. at the telephone number/email listed below.

Sharla Murray, CMMA                                 Cheryl Young, CMMA
Senior Election Official                                Senior Election Official
Rural Municipality of Dufferin                    Town of Carman
Phone: 745-2301 or Fax: 745-6348            Phone: 204-745-2443 or Fax: 204-745-2903
E-mail: cao@rmofdufferin.com                  E-mail: cheryl@townofcarman.com

To view the Town of Carman notice click the following link: Notice of Registration – Town 2018
To view the RM of Dufferin notice click the following link: Notice of Registration- RM 2018


Key Election Dates

May 1 – Campaign period and candidate registration period begins for the head of Council position.
June 30th – Campaign period and registration period begins for Councillor positions.
Nominations Accepted – September 12 through September 18th – during regular working hours.
September 18 – Last day to make changes to the voters list.
September 20 – Declaration of candidates elected by acclamation OR Notice of election
September 23 – Advance voting opportunities to commence as soon as ballots are ready
September 26 – First day to apply in person to vote by sealed envelope
October 21 – Advance voting ends
October 24 – Election day – 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. at Carman Community Hall
October 25 – Official result announcement by noon


NOTICE OF VOTERS LIST/PERSONAL SECURITY PROTECTION
FORM 7B (Subsection 36)

TOWN OF CARMAN
Notice is hereby given that a copy of the VOTERS LIST may be revised at the Town Office, 12-2nd Avenue
SW, Carman, Manitoba, Monday through Friday, between the hours of 8:30 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. until
Tuesday, September 18, 2018.
At this time the Senior Election Official (S.E.O.) will be available to update the voters list by:
(a) adding the names of voters who are entitled to have their names on he list;
(b) deleting the names of persons who are not entitled to have their names on the list; and
(c) making such other correction of errors to the list as required.
VOTER ELIGIBILITY:
A person is eligible to have his or her name added to the Voters List if he or she is:
1) a Canadian citizen and at least 18 years of age on election day; and
2) a resident of the local authority for at least six months prior to election day, OR a registered owner
of land in the municipality for at least six months prior to election day.
APPLICATION FOR PERSONAL SECURITY PROTECTION:
A voter may apply in writing to the S.E.O. (at the address below) no later than September 18, 2018 to
have his/her name and other personal information omitted or obscured from the voters list in order to
protect the voter’s personal security. The application may be submitted in person or by mail and must
include your name, address and include proof of identity.
All changes to the voters list must be completed on or before September 18, 2018.
Dated at Carman in the Province of Manitoba, on 30th day of April 2018.
Cheryl Young. S.E.O.
Town of Carman
12-2nd Avenue SW, Box 160
Carman MB R0G 0J0
Phone 745-2443

To view a pdf of this information click the following link: Voter List 2018


FORM 4
Subsection 22(2)
PUBLIC NOTICE – VOTING AS A NON-RESIDENT VOTER
For municipal elections only, non-resident land-owners are eligible to vote in an election. In order to be eligible, the person must be:
• A Canadian citizen;
• At least 18 years of age on Election Day;
• A registered owner of land in the municipality for at least six months on Election Day.
A maximum of two non-resident property owners, per property, are permitted to vote in a municipal election. In order to vote, each of these voters must obtain written consent from a majority of the registered land-owners, and file this with the senior election official. Consent forms can be obtained from the senior election official, and must be presented at the time of voting.
When voting, you may also be required to provide proof of ownership to the voting official. Ensure you bring proof of ownership with you when voting.
For further information, or to obtain a consent form, please contact the senior election official.
Cheryl Young
Senior Election Official
Town of Carman
204-745-2443

To view a pdf of this information click the following link: Voting as a Non-Resident 2018


ANNUAL PUBLIC NOTICE
ADDITIONS TO THE VOTERS LIST AND/OR
PERSONAL SECURITY PROTECTION REQUESTS
TOWN OF CARMAN
In accordance with Section 36 of The Municipal Councils and School Boards Election Act, the Town of Carman’s Voters List is open for changes or revisions.
• Any person who is eligible to vote in municipal elections in the Local Authority of the Town of Carman can have his or her name added to the Voters List, or have any information about the voter on the Voters List corrected.
• Any person can request to have his or her name and address obscured from the Voters List. Any person whose name has been obscured will receive a Personal Security Certificate and Identification number. That person may only vote by Sealed Envelope Ballot and cannot vote in person at the regular or advance voting placed.
To implement the above, a written request must be submitted to the Senior Election Official, in person, by e-mail, fax or mail to:
Town of Carman
Box 160, 12-2nd Avenue SW
Carman MB R0G 0J0
Phone – 204-745-2443
Email – info@townofcarman.com
The next General Election takes place on October 24, 2018.
Cheryl Young
Senior Election Official

To view a pdf of this information click the following link: ANNUAL VOTER LIST PUBLIC NOTICE 2018