Municipal election closes today; 25 per cent have voted so far

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Today, October 22, is your final chance to vote in the 2018 municipal election.

As of this morning, 24.67 per cent of registered voters have cast ballots. In the 2014 municipal election, 46.33 per cent had voted by the time polls closed.

The voting period opened on October 12 and closes at 8:00 p.m. tonight. Results will be announced—and shared on Doppler—shortly after the online and telephone polls close.

Electors who didn’t receive a Voter Information Letter in the mail and those wishing to vote with the assistance of an election official can visit the election office in Club 55 at 37 Main Street East to vote. That location is equipped with touch screens, computers and telephones.

The Huntsville-area candidates running in this election (in alphabetical order by position) are:

Mayor (1 to be elected)
Scott Aitchison
Peggy Peterson

Town and District Councillor (3 to be elected)
Nancy Alcock
Lillian Fraser
Helena Renwick
Bob Stone
Brian Thompson
Tim Withey

Councillor – Huntsville – Ward 1
Karin Terziano (acclaimed)

Councillor – Chaffey – Ward 2
Jonathan Wiebe (acclaimed)

Councillor – Stisted, Stephenson and Port Sydney – Wards 3, 4 and 5 (2 to be elected)
Jason FitzGerald
Larry Horton
Wanda Lumley
Dione Schumacher
Charles Wilson

Councillor – Brunel – Ward 6 (1 to be elected)
Daniel Armour
Ken Inglis

Trustee – Trillium Lakelands District School Board – Huntsville/Lake of Bays (1 to be elected)
Bruce Reain

Trustee – Simcoe Muskoka Catholic District School Board – Ward 4 (1 to be elected)
Carol Corriveau-Truchon

Trustee – Conseil scolaire public du Nord-Est de l’Ontario – Sector A (1 to be elected)
Denis Boyer

Trustee – Conseil scolaire catholique MonAvenir – Simcoe-Muskoka Region (1 to be elected)
Ryan Malenfant
Claire Thibideau

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