2018 Municipal Election



How to Vote? - Muskoka Lakes 2018

The next municipal election will be held on Monday, October 22, 2018 for the 2018-2022 term of office.

The voting period shall commence on Friday, October 12, 2018 at 10:00 a.m. through until 8:00 p.m. on Tuesday, October 23, 2018.

During the voting period, the Municipal Office will be designated as the Election Help Centre and will host access to the internet with applicable voting equipment. 

Notice to Electors

Notice of Revision Period - Voters List

Notice of Internet & Telephone Voting


Electoral Ward Map
911 Road Map

Municipal Elections Act
Municipal Election Resources
Municipal Elections Act Review
Municipal Act
Municipal Conflict of Interest Act

Muskoka Compliance Audit Committee (MCAC):
MCAC Terms of Reference


Cheryl Mortimer, Clerk
Township of Muskoka Lakes
#1 Bailey Street, P.O. Box 129
Port Carling, Ontario, P0B 1J0
Telephone: 705 765-3156
Fax: 705-765-6755
Email: vote@muskokalakes.ca

Cheryl Minty, Election Coordinator
Township of Muskoka Lakes
#1 Bailey Street, P.O. Box 129
Port Carling, Ontario, P0B 1J0
Telephone: 705 765-3156
Fax: 705-765-6755
Email: vote@muskokalakes.ca

2018 Official Election Results

Declaration of Elected Candidates

Elector Turnout and Past Results Report

Declaration of Elected Candidates - English-Public School Board Trustee

Please Click Here to view the Official Election Results for the 2018 Municipal Election.

Election Notice: The Township of Muskoka Lakes has extended the voting period until 8:00 p.m. on Tuesday, October 23, 2018 due to an extreme volume of activity on the internet and telephone voting systems.

Please see the following statement from the online and telephone voting system vendor: Statement from Dominion Voting Systems



New for 2018 - The Township has approved the use of Internet and Telephone Voting only for the 2018 municipal election.  Eligible electors will be able to vote in advance of Voting Day electronically by using a telephone, computer, cell phone, iPad, tablet or laptop.  This is an accessible, environmentally-friendly and convenient method of alternative voting providing electors with the flexibility of voting from anywhere.

As with previous elections, voters will be able to attend the municipal office and cast their vote if assistance is required. 

Our vendor has shared a short video for casting your vote online which can be found HERE.  

Clerks Procedures for Alternative Voting Methods
Township of Muskoka Lakes 2018 Election Procedures

Election Records, Section 88 of the Municipal Elections Act, 1996 (MEA)  
Personal information contained on forms and documents filed with the clerk and collected under the authority of the MEA will be used for the purpose of the MEA.  Until their destruction, they will be available for public inspection in the office of the Clerk, Township of Muskoka Lakes.  Questions about this collection of personal information should be directed to Clerk, Township of Muskoka Lakes, 1 Bailey Street, Port Carling, ON  P0B 1J0, 705-765-3156.

2018 Municipal Election Accessibility Plan






w3cP.O. Box 129, 1 Bailey St., Port Carling, Ontario, P0B 1J0  Phone:(705)765-3156  Fax:(705)765-6755
Municipal Office hours: Monday to Friday 8:15 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. (excluding holidays)