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2018 Municipal Election

sarnia votesThe 2018 municipal and school board election in the City of Sarnia will be held using internet and telephone voting only.

Voting will begin on Thursday, October 11 at 9:00 a.m. You can vote 24/7 until 8:00 p.m. on Monday, October 22, 2018. Eligible electors can vote using a telephone, computer, cell phone, iPad, tablet, or laptop. 

Voter information letters are scheduled to be mailed out on or before September 25, 2018.

The City Clerk conducts elections for the following offices:

City Council:

  • Mayor (1)
  • City/County Councillors (4)
  • City Councillors (4)

School Board Trustees:

  • Lambton Kent District School Board (3) 
  • St. Clair Catholic District School Board (2)
  • Conseil Scolaire Viamonde (French Public School Board) (1)
  • Conseil Scolaire Catholique Providence (French Catholic School Board) (1)


Official Lists of Candidates


If you are not on the Voters' List

If you are on the list, you should receive a Voter Notification Card in the mail by the end of September.

If you are not on the list, you must complete an Application to Amend the Voter’s List.

Visit the City Clerk's Office (2nd floor, City Hall) during regular hours, Monday through Friday 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. for assistance.

EXTENDED HOURS: The City Clerk’s Office will be open 8:30 a.m. – 7:30 p.m. on Wednesday, October 10, 2018 to provide additional assistance.


Voter Help Centres

Visit a Voter Help Centre if you have not received your voter information letter (including PIN), if you do not have access to a device to vote online, or if you require assistance:

Sarnia City Hall
255 Christina St. North

October 11 from 9:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

October 12 to 20 from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

October 22 from 8:30 a.m. to 8:00 p.m.

Clearwater Arena, Lower Hall
1400 Wellington St.

October 22 from 4:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.

St. Patrick’s Catholic High School
1001 The Rapids Pkwy.

October 22 from 4:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.

Bright’s Grove Public School, Gym
2612 Hamilton Rd.

October 22 from 4:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.

NOTE: Please bring a piece of ID with your current address

Please see PDFs below for List of Acceptable Forms of ID.



City of Sarnia 2018 Municipal Election: Telephone Voting

City of Sarnia 2018 Municipal Election: Internet Voting



Election Workers

The City of Sarnia will be hiring approximately 65 election workers for the 2018 municipal election. Election workers will provide support at Voter Help Centres and will visit retirement residences and long-term care homes to provide devices and to assist voters.

NOTE: Applications are now closed.


Information Packages

Click here to access the 2018 Council Candidates Information Package.

Click here to access the 2018 School Board Candidates Information Package.

Click here to access the 2018 Third Party Advertisers Information Package.


Ontario Municipal & School Board Elections Toolkit toolkit


More Information

For more information please contact the Clerks Department by phone 519-332-0330 ext. 3320 or email clerks@sarnia.ca


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