Info about the 2014 Municipal Election in Ottawa - candidates, voting, links and resources

News • Posted by OttawaStart on May 04, 2014

Ottawa’s next municipal elections, which will be held on Monday, October 27, 2014. We'll be voting a mayor, city councillors, and school board trustees.
  • A list of nominated candidates can be found here.
  • Starting January 2, nomination papers and candidate information will be available on Individuals wishing to run for the offices of Mayor, City Councillor and school board Trustee can also pick up Nomination Papers at the City’s elections office at 1221 Cyrville Road, Unit B; Ottawa City Hall government services centre; or any City of Ottawa client service centre.  More info...


  • Voting takes place on Monday, October 27, 2014.
  • Special advance voting takes place October 1, 2 and 3 from 8am-8pm. (more info)
  • Regular advance voting takes place Thursday, October 9 from 10am-8pm and Saturday, October 18 from 10am-5pm. Locations to be announced. (more info)
  • In order to vote, as of voting day you must be: 
    - a resident of the City of Ottawa, or an owner or tenant of land in the City, or the spouse of such an owner or tenant;
    - a Canadian citizen;
    - at least 18 years old; and
    - not prohibited from voting by law.
    (full voting rules are here)
  • All voters will be required to present a prescribed proof of identity and residence in order to receive a ballot at their voting location. Voters who cannot present an acceptable proof of identity and residence will have to make a statutory declaration.
  • Are you on the voters list?  The City of Ottawa’s Voters’ List is compiled from information from Ontario’s Municipal Property Assessment Corporation. The Voters’ List will be available for you to review at the City of Ottawa’s Elections Office (1221 Cyrville Road, Unit B), Ottawa City Hall (110 Laurier Avenue West), and all Client Service Centres from Tuesday, September 2 to Monday, October 27, 2014. You should check the Voters’ List to ensure that your name, address and school-support designation are listed correctly. 
  • More info about voting, eligibility, etc. is here...


Previous elections 

Related: OttawaStart City Hall Guide...

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