Voter Information

Contact(s)

Who can vote?

To be eligible to vote in a municipal election in Ontario, a person must be:

  • Canadian citizen
  • at least 18 years old
  • a resident of the Municipality of Mississippi Mills
  • a non-resident owner or tenant in the Municipality of Mississippi Mills, or their spouse
  • not prohibited from voting under any law

Are you on the list? 

To find out if you are registered to vote, please contact the Municipal office at 613-256-2064. Under the Municipal Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act (MFIPPA), details about another person, other than the person an Election Official is speaking with, will not be provided, including whether or not the individual is on the Voters' List.

Should you need to be added to the list or update your information, you will be required to visit the Municipal office at 3131 Old Perth Road, Almonte, to show proof of identity, qualifying address within the municipality, and sign an Application to Amend the Voters' List (EL15)

Acceptable ID

For a list of acceptable identification to be added, deleted or change information on the Voters' List, please click here.

Help Centre Locations, Dates and Times

For a list of voting Help Centres and Locations please see below:

 Help Centres  Address Date & Times
Municipal Office  3131 Old Perth Road, Almonte ON K0A 1A0October 15, 10:00 am - 4:30 pm 
October 16-19, 8:30 am - 4:30 pm 
October 20, 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
October 22, 8:30 am - 8:00 pm (Election Day)
 Almonte Old Town Hall 14 Bridge St, Almonte ON K0A 1A0October 20, 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
October 22, 8:30 am - 8:00 pm (Election Day)
 Stewart Community Centre 112 MacFarlane St, Pakenham ON K0A 1A0October 20, 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
October 22, 8:30 am - 8:00 pm (Election Day)

Help Centres for Retirement Homes, Complex Care & Long Term Care Facilities

Residents of retirement homes, complex care and long term care facilities can be added, updated or deleted from the Voters' List during the below dates and times. A computer and telephone will also be provided on these dates for the option of voting.

Residents Help Centres Address Date Time
 Orchard View 219 Paterson St, Almonte ON K0A 1A0 October 16 9:30 am - 3:00 pm
 Country Haven 333 Country St, Almonte ON K0A 1A0 October 17 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
 Mills Community Support 375 Country St, Almonte ON K0A 1A0 October 17 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
 Rosamond Wing 75 Spring St, Almonte ON K0A 1A0 October 18 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
 Fairview Manor 75 Spring St, Almonte ON K0A 1A0 October 18 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm


Instruction Videos for Telephone and Online/Internet Voting

Please see below links for video instructions and demonstrations on how to vote using the telephone and internet voting systems for Mississippi Mills' 2018 Municipal/School Board Election.

Telephone Voting 

Online/Internet Voting


Telephone Voting Instructions

  • Call the toll free number located on your Voter Information Letter (VIL)
  • Follow the instructions to login with your pin found on your VIL.
  • Follow the prompts to complete your voting. 
The phone system will present you with a race to vote for and a list of eligible candidates running for that position with a corresponding number. It will instruct you to select the corresponding number for the candidate you wish to vote for (ex. "To select Jane Doe - Press 1") Once you have entered the corresponding number, the system will verify your selection and ask you to confirm your selection (ex. You have selected Jane Doe. To confirm this selection, press the number sign key (#) now. To change your selection press zero (0) now"). Once you have confirmed your selection with the number sign key (#) your vote for that candidate will be complete.

* Be sure to listen to the prompts carefully as the instructions may be different for each ballot (ex. if there is more than one candidate to vote for in your ward)

Internet Voting Instructions

  • Enter the online voting website address located on your Voter Information Letter (VIL)
we suggest using Google Chrome as a search engine.
* be sure to type in the website in the address bar at the top of the page and NOT in the search engine 
  • Login with your pin found on your VIL
  • Follow the prompts to complete your vote
* be sure to read the instructions carefully for each ballot
  • once you have completed all voting a message will appear at the top of the page that will advise you that you have completed voting
  • press the "logout" button in the top right hand corner of the screen
  • a survey will pop up once you've logged out

* This survey is optional, if you do not wish to do the survey press the "x" at the top right corner to exit out of the system


Additional Resources

2018 Voters' Guide - Ministry of Municipal Affairs and Housing

Election Sign By-law 18-21

OESC School Board Elections website 

OESC School Board Trustee Guide - Making a Difference for Kids 


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