Municipal Elections

Municipal Elections

The Clerk's Department is responsible for the coordination and management of Municipal Elections. In accordance with the Municipal Elections Act, every four years the City Clerk as Returning Officer, conducts elections for the offices of: Mayor, Councillors, and trustees on the following School Boards: English Language Public, French Language Public, English Language Separate, and French Language Separate.


Am I Eligible to Vote?

If you meet all of the following conditions, you are eligible to vote in a municipal election:

  • a Canadian citizen
  • at least 18 years old at the time of election
  • a resident in the city of Timmins 
  • a non-resident of Timmins and you or your spouse own or rent property in the city
  • not otherwise prohibited under the Municipal Elections Act, 1996 or by law

You can only vote once in a municipal election. You must vote in the Ward that you are registered in as a voter on Election Day.


Voter's List of Electors

The Voters' List of Electors contains the names of all people eligible to vote in a municipal election. The list is provided to the City of Timmins by the Municipal Property Assessment Corporation (MPAC) prior to the next municipal election. If your name is on the list, you will receive a Voter Notification Card in the mail with a letter outlining your date to vote, including advanced polls, and polling station. Information from both the Federal and Provincial elections is different from the Municipal Voter's List.   


Ward Maps

There are 5 wards in the City of Timmins. You will vote for the councillor in the ward in which you reside. 

View our list of ward maps HERE.


Contact Us

By phone: (705) 264-1331

By email: [email protected]