Election 2022

2022 Municipal Elections

This is the official website providing information regarding the 2022 Municipal/School Board Trustee Elections for the Township of Montague.

Please check back regularly as the website will be updated as new information becomes available.

The next Municipal Elections are Monday, October 24th, 2022.

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Candidate Information Sessions

Session One

Session Two

Thursday, July 7, 2022
6:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.
Lanark County Administration Building
99 Christie Lake Road, Perth

Thursday, July 21, 2022
6:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.
Town of Carleton Place Arena (Upstairs)
75 Neelin Street, Carleton Place 

Unofficial List of Candidates

Vince Carroll704 Kelly-Jordan Road, Smiths Falls, ON K7A 4S4May 6, 2022


ENGLISH SEPARATE SCHOOL BOARD TRUSTEE (CATHOLIC)Jennifer Cooney3193 Old Perth Road, Mississippi Mills, ON K0A 1A0May 20, 2022
ENGLISH PUBLIC SCHOOL BOARD TRUSTEEWilliam (Bill) MacPherson537 Armstrong Road, Perth, ON K7H 4S4May 20, 2022


To run for municipal office you must be nominated and qualify.

To be a qualified candidate you must be:

  • a Canadian Citizen; and
  • at least 18 years old; and
  • reside in Montague Township or be the owner or tenant of land in Montague Township, or the spouse of an owner or tenant of land in Montague Township.

  • A person who is serving a sentence of imprisonment in a penal or correctional institute.
  • A corporation.
  • A person acting as an executor or trustee or in any other representative capacity.
  • A person who ceases to be a Canadian citizen.
  • A person who is not a resident, the owner or tenant of land or the spouse of an owner or tenant of land in the municipality.
  • An employee of the municipality or local board unless he or she takes an unpaid leave of absence beginning the day the employee is nominated and resigns if elected to the office.
  • A person who is not an employee of the municipality but who is the Clerk, Treasurer, Integrity Commissioner, Auditor General, Ombudsman or registrar referred to in section 223.11 of the Municipal Act, 2001 or an investigator referred to in subsection 239.2 91 of the municipality, or a person who is not an employee of the municipality but who holds an administrative position of the municipality.
  • A judge of any court; a member of the Legislative Assembly of Ontario or the Senate or House of Commons of Canada.
  • A public servant within the meaning of the Public Service of Ontario Act, 2006.
  • A federal employee within the meaning of the Public Service Employment Act.
  • A person who is prohibited from voting in a municipal election according to the Municipal Elections Act, 1996or the Municipal Act
  • A person who has violated financial requirements for filing financial information in the previous election.
  • A person who has been convicted of a corrupt practice under the Municipal Elections Act, 1996or of an offence under the Criminal Code(Canada) in connection with an act or omission that relates to an election to which the Municipal Elections Act, 1996

*Despite the above disqualification, MPs, MPPs and Senators may be nominated for municipal office without having to resign their current seat in parliament. However by 2:00 p.m. on August 19, 2022 (Nomination Day), MPs, MPPs and Senators will be required to resign their current seat should they wish to continue to seek municipal office.  If you are a federal or provincial cabinet minister, you must step down from cabinet prior to filing your nomination and must resign your seat by the close of nominations.

Nominations will be accepted at the Municipal Office during regular business hours from May 2, 2022 until 2:00 p.m. on Friday, August 19, 2022 (Nomination Day).

Nominations must include:

  • the prescribed Nomination Paper form (see link below)
  • a Declaration of Qualifications (see link below)
  • a completed Consent to Release Personal Information (see link below)
  • the prescribed nomination filing fee:
    • $200 for Reeve
    • $100 for Deputy Reeve and Councillors

Candidates are requested to bring proof of identity and residence and the unsigned forms with them to the Municipal Office where they are to be signed in front of the Returning Officer or Deputy Returning Officer and filed.

NOTE: You must make an appointment with the Clerk to file your nomination papers.

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Township of Montague

6547 Roger Stevens Drive
P.O. Box 755
Smiths Falls, ON K7A 4W6

Phone: 613‑283‑7478
Email: admin@township.montague.on.ca

Hours of Operation:
Monday to Friday - 9:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.