Info for Voters

Why Vote?

As a Canadian citizen, voting is both your right and your responsibility.  Municipal policies can have a large impact on daily living, in delivering services such as water, road maintenance, recreation, and more.  Those who are elected to office make the decisions on how your tax dollars are spent.

This voters guide from the Ministry of Municipal Affairs gives information about voting in municipal and school board elections.

Who Can Vote?

To be eligible to vote, you must meet all of the following criteria:

  • be a Canadian citizen
  • be at least 18 years of age
  • be a resident of the Town of Erin, or be an owner or tenant of land or the spouse of an owner or tenant of land
  • not be prohibited from voting under the Municipal Elections Act, or by any law

How do I vote?

The Town of Erin is using the Vote By Mail method.  Eligible voters will receive a voting package in late September or early October.  The last day to mail your package is October 12, 2018.  After this date, you must drop them off at the Municipal Office during regular office hours or through the secure mail slot after hours.  The package will come with detailed instructions on how to vote.

Am I on the Voters List?

To check if you are on the Voters List please click the link below: 

To make changes or to be added to the list please contact the Clerk's Office by phone: 519.855.4407 or email

ID Requirements

To have a voter's package re-issued, you must present acceptable identification, which includes and Ontario driver's license, an Ontario Photo Card, a cancelled personalized cheque, an insurance policy or statement or any other document included on the acceptable documents for voter identification list.

Official List of Certified Candidates

The 2018 municipal election will take place on october 22, 2018.

Policies and Procedures

Use of Corporate Resources Policy (pdf)


Municipal Election Recount Policy (pdf)


2018 Election Procedures Manual (pdf)


Contact Us

Town of Erin

5684 Trafalgar Road, Erin, Ontario

ph: 519-855-4407 email:


Office open Monday to Friday

8:30am to 4:30pm

excluding statutory