Here’s Everything You Need to Know About Voting Day in Oakville

After months of talk and debate it's finally here.

Voting day.

Here's a recap of everything you need to know before heading out to the polls today (Oct. 22).

Who is eligible?

If you’re a Canadian citizen who is over the age of 18 and are a resident of Oakville, or are owner or tenant of a property in Oakville, and are not prohibited from voting by any law, you are eligible to vote today

What you need:

In order to vote people must come prepared with their voter information notices (if they received one), and personal identification that shows their name and address.

Forms of identification can include:

  • Driver’s licence or Ontario photo card
  • Current utility bill
  • Current bank or credit card statement
  • Current insurance policy

Voting times and locations:

To find out where you're supposed to vote visit the town of Oakville website.

Polling locations in Oakville will be open from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. today, Oct. 22.

Who is running?

In this municipal election, Oakville voters are voting to elect their mayor, regional chair, town councillor, regional councillor, and school board trustee (HDSB or HCDSB).

The mayoral candidates are as follows:

  • Rob Burton
  • Julia Hanna
  • John McLaughlin

Halton Region chair candidates are as follows:

  • Gary Carr
  • Anne Marsden

Councillor candidates for Ward 1 are as follows:

  • June Campbell
  • Donovan Cox
  • John B. Rishworth
  • Beth Robertson

Councillor candidates for the town of Oakville and the Halton Region for Ward 1 are as follows:

  • Obaro Akpomena
  • Numair Khan
  • Sean O’Meara

Councillor candidates for Ward 2 are as follows:

  • Gordon Zlatko Bobesich
  • Ray Chisholm
  • Fraser Damoff

Councillor candidates for the town of Oakville and the Halton Region for Ward 2 are as follows:

  • Cathy Duddeck

Councillor candidates for Ward 3 are as follows:

  • Janet Haslett-Theall
  • Nick Hutchins
  • Vivianne MacKinnon

Councillor candidates for the town of Oakville and the Halton Region for Ward 3 are as follows:

  • Dave Gittings

Councillor candidates for Ward 4 are as follows:

  • Rohit Dhamija
  • Ishrani Henry
  • Muneezah Jawad
  • Michael John Langford
  • Peter Longo
  • Susan Sheppard
  • Nauman Waheed

Councillor candidates for the town of Oakville and the Halton Region for Ward 4 are as follows:

  • Gordon Brennan
  • Rob Cottingham
  • Allan Elgar

Councillor candidates for Ward 5 are as follows:

  • Marc Grant
  • Sushila Pereira
  • Michael Reid

Councillor candidates for the town of Oakville and the Halton Region for Ward 5 are as follows:

  • Jeff Knoll
  • Ann Mulvale
  • Sheena Sandhu

Councillor candidates for Ward 6 are as follows:

  • Natalia Lishchyna

Councillor candidates for the town of Oakville and the Halton Region for Ward 6 are as follows:

  • Tom Adams

Councillor candidates for Ward 7 are as follows:

  • Adrian Paris
  • Ajay Rosha
  • Jasvinder Sandhu
  • Saima Zaidi

Councillor candidates for the town of Oakville and the Halton Region for Ward 7 are as follows:

  • Shahrez Daniyal Hayder
  • Amir Henry
  • Shahab Khan
  • Nav Nanda
  • Pavan Parmar

The Halton District School Board Trustee candidates for Ward 1 & 2 are as follows:

  • Tracey Ehl Harrison
  • Abdullahi Jama
  • Jerry Danes Kalata
  • Hamzah Khan

The Halton District School Board Trustee candidates for Ward 3 & 6 are as follows:

  • Tanya Rocha
  • May Xie

The Halton District School Board Trustee candidates for Ward 4 are as follows:

  • Renzo Mesia
  • Joanna Oliver

The Halton District School Board Trustee candidates for Ward 5 & 7 are as follows:

  • Kelly Amos
  • Cheryl DeLugt

The Halton Catholic District School Board Trustee candidates are as follows (3 to be elected):

  • Peter DeRosa
  • Nancy Guzzo
  • Helena Karabela
  • Jeff Mamer
  • Giuseppe Peritore
  • Anthony Quinn
  • Chris Saunders
  • Ante Skoko

The Conseil scolaire Viamonde candidates are as follows:

  • Denis S. Frawley
  • Pierre Girouard

The Conseil scolaire catholique MonAvenir candidates are as follows:

  • Dominique Janssens

Will you be at the polls?

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