Information for Voters

Who can vote in a Municipal Election?

A person is entitled to be an elector in an election held in a local municipality, if on voting day he or she is:

  • at least 18 years old;
  • residing in the local municipality or an owner or tenant of land there, or the spouse of such owner or tenant, and;
  • not otherwise prohibited from voting.

Please refer to the Voter's Guide English / French.

Are you on the voter List?

  • We all play a role in ensuring a fair electoral system. It is the responsibility of every elector to make sure their information is up-to-date for electoral purposes.
  • voterlookup.ca is an easy and efficient way for electors to confirm they are on the list to vote for the upcoming municipal and school board elections.
  • Through voterlookup.ca, Ontario residents can find out whether they’re on the list to vote. Eligible electors can also update their information, add a name to an address, or change their school support.
  • voterlookup.ca is easy to use. To log in, all you need is your property address or assessment roll number and your full name and date of birth.
  • voterlookup.ca will provide municipalities with accurate and up-to-date information for preparing the final Voters’ List used on election day, making it easier and more efficient when electors head to the polls.
  • Data governance is of the utmost importance. voterlookup.ca was designed with privacy and security in mind, and was built in accordance with the Privacy by Design principles.
  • To ensure only eligible electors are added to the list, voterlookup.ca requires users to verify that the information is ‘true and accurate’. Specific information entered by each user on voterlookup.ca must also match-up to existing data before users are permitted to add their name or apply changes to their information.
  • voterlookup.ca enables electors to take an active role in maintaining accurate and up-to-date elector information for the purposes of municipal and school board elections.

Visit https://www.voterlookup.ca

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Ineligible Voters

The following persons cannot vote in a municipal election:

  • a person serving a sentence of imprisonment in a penal or correctional institution;
  • a corporation; or
  • a person convicted or a corrupt practice for an election held within four years of voting day.

Where do I vote?

For the 2018 Elections, Council of the Municipality of Greenstone has once again approved Voting by Telephone/Internet for the 2018 Municipal Election.  This means that you will be able to vote from the comfort of your own home or any other location which has a telephone or a computer (with internet connection).  To view a demo please click here.   We also have a telephone and a computer at each ward office available for those individuals requiring access.