On October 26, 2021, LaSalle Council passed By-law 8631 authorizing internet and telephone voting for the 2022 Municipal Election.

If you have checked the Voters' List and have found your information to be incorrect, missing, or would like to delete yourself or a deceased person, the Town of LaSalle will be launching online forms related to amending the Voters' List at the beginning of September. To receive an email reminder when such forms are launched, please click on the below button.

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Find out who is eligible to vote, how to vote and how you can support candidates in Ontario municipal council and school board elections by downloading the Ministry of Municipal Affairs and Housing's Voters' Guide 2022.

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Voter Qualifications
If you meet all the following conditions, you are eligible to vote in the 2022 Municipal Election:
  • a Canadian citizen
  • at least 18 years old
  • a resident in the Town of LaSalle or a non-resident of Town of LaSalle and you or your spouse own or rent property in the Town of LaSalle
  • not prohibited from voting under the Municipal Elections Act or otherwise by law

You can only vote once in the Town of LaSalle Municipal Election, regardless of how many properties you own or rent within the Town of LaSalle. 

Voter Disqualifications
The Municipal Elections Act prohibits the following persons from voting:
  • any person who is not qualified;
  • a person who is serving a sentence or imprisonment in a penal or correctional institution;
  • a corporation;
  • a person acting as executor or trustee or in any other representative capacity;
  • a person who has been convicted of corrupt practices under the Municipal Elections Act if voting day in the current election is less than 5 years after voting day in the election in respect of which he or she was convicted; and
  • anyone who is prohibited by law from voting.
 Voters' List

To be a qualified voter you must be eligible to vote and your name should be included in the official Town of LaSalle Voters' List. Voters' list information is received from the Municipal Property Assessment Corporation (MPAC). Revisions such as name, address, and/or school support, as well as additions or deletions to the voters' list will be processed as needed.

Check the Voters' List

 Student Voters Residing in Another Municipality for School
As outlined in the Municipal Elections Act a person may have residences and vote in two local municipalities at the same time, in the same election, if:
  • The person lives in one of the local municipalities in order to attend an educational institution, but not with the intention of changing their permanent lodging place; and
  •  The person's permanent lodging place is in the other local municipality.

Voter FAQs

Who are the candidates for the 2022 Municipal Election?

Below you will find a button to a list of those individuals who have filed a nomination to run as either a council or school board trustee candidate for the 2022 Municipal Election. Please note that this list of candidates is uncertified and will not be certified by the Clerk until August 22, 2022 before 4:00 p.m.

 

Uncertified List of Candidates

 How do I register to vote?

You must be on the Municipal Voters' List to vote during the scheduled Voting Days. If you were on previous Federal or Provincial Voters' Lists, it does not mean you are automatically on the Municipal Voters' List.

The Town of LaSalle will be providing opportunities in advance of the October election for residents to check that they are on the Municipal Voter’s List. 

What happens after I register to vote?

Once you are on the Municipal Voters’ List, you will receive your Voter Instruction Letter. This will have all the information you need to cast your ballot including your Voting PIN
How and where do I vote?
The Town of LaSalle 2022 Municipal Election will be held electronically via internet and telephone. If you require assistance, you will be able to attend the Voter Help Centre. Details on the operation of the Voter Help Centre to follow. 
 Can I vote by paper ballot?
 No. You may only vote by internet or telephone.
What if I don't have access to the internet, a telephone or need help with the voting process?
The Town of LaSalle will provide assistance at the Voter Help Centre. Details on the operation of the Voter Help Centre to follow.
How can post-secondary students vote?
If a post secondary-student currently doesn't reside in the Town of LaSalle, yet meets the general eligibility requirements, they are entitled to vote in the Town of LaSalle Municipal Election. 
How can I make sure I am ready to vote in the Town of LaSalle 2022 Municipal Election?

Please be sure to check that you are on the Voters' List. The Town of LaSalle will provide detailed information on voting when available.

Check the Voters' List

How do I find out who is running for office?
The Town will make available a list of candidates that file their nomination beginning in May 2022.  The final list of candidates will not be finalized until 4:00 p.m. Monday, August 22, 2022.  
How do I remove a voter from my household?
You can remove a voter from your household on the Municipal Voters’ List in person during the revision period beginning in September 2022. Further information will be provided. 
If I did not receive a Voter Instruction Letter in the mail - can I vote?
If you did not receive a Voter Instruction Letter, you are not on the Municipal Voters’ List. You must be on the list in order to vote. Here is how you can register your information in order to vote:
  • Check to Voters' List to see if you are included and that your information is accurate. If you have not been included, please click "Register"
  • In person at the LaSalle Civic Centre (5950 Malden Road, LaSalle. ON N9H 1S4)

If you have confirmed your information on the Municipal Voters’ List recently, please allow 4 days for your Voter Instruction Letter to be processed and delivered

Can I vote more than once if I own multiple properties in different municipalities?
Yes. You may vote in any municipality where you are the owner, tenant or spouse of an owner or tenant of land in that municipality - but only once per municipality.
 Are there voting regulations?
Whether you cast your ballot online or in person, the integrity of the electoral process and secrecy of your vote is very important. The Municipal Elections Act states that no person shall:
  • Vote without being qualified to do so

  • Vote more than once in the Town of LaSalle

  • Interfere with a voter who is marking a ballot

  • Obtain or attempt to obtain information about how an elector has or will vote

 Can I take a selfie with my ballot?
Taking a picture of a completed ballot—yours or anyone else’s—is a violation of the Municipal Elections Act because it violates the secrecy of the vote. It is also a violation of the Act to publish a photo of a completed ballot on your social media channels or elsewhere.
How is voter information kept secure and private?
The Town of LaSalle takes precautions to ensure that the personal information of voters is kept secure and is used for authorized purposes only. Voter information collected by the Town of LaSalle can only be used for election purposes, in accordance with the provisions of the Municipal Elections Act
 Is there a Helpline I can call for assistance?
Yes. The number is not currently available to the public. Further information to follow.
 What are the penalties for voter fraud?
Each eligible voter can only vote once in the Town of LaSalle 2022 Municipal Election, regardless of how many properties they own – it’s the law. If convicted of voter fraud, you may face:
  • A fine of up to $25,000
  • Jail time for up to 6 months

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