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2018 Municipal By-Election - French Public School Board - Conseil Scolaire Viamonde

Pursuant to Sections 39 (b) and 65 of the Municipal Elections Act, 1996 a By-Election shall be conducted on November 29, 2018 in the City of Sarnia for the purpose of filling the office of:

French Language Public School Board Trustee Position:
Conseil Scolaire Viamonde – Area 8. One (1) to be elected for the geographic area of the Municipality of Chatham-Kent and the Counties of Elgin, Haldimand, Norfolk, Lambton and Oxford.

A candidate for the position of French Language Public School Board Trustee - Conseil scolaire Viamonde, Geneviève Smith, submitted a notice to the Office of the Clerk that she is no longer an eligible candidate. This has been confirmed by the Office of the Director of Education and Secretary of the Board – Conseil scolaire Viamonde.


Nomination Day – October 15, 2018

Nominations are open and may be filed with the City Clerk during regular business hours until Nomination Day which is October 15, 2018 at 2:00p.m.

Nominations for this position are open until October 15 at 2 p.m. Nomination forms (Form 1) are available at the City of Sarnia, Clerk’s Dept. or online here. The candidate must provide the following information when filing: Nomination Form and a nomination filing fee of $100.00.


Voting Day – Thursday, November 29, 2018 at 8:00pm

The City of Sarnia will be utilizing internet/telephone voting for this By-Election. The voting period for this By-Election will be Monday, November 26 at 9:00 a.m. until Voting Day, Thursday, November 29 at 8:00 p.m.

If more than one candidate seeks the position, an election will be held November 29. If only one candidate is certified, the position will be filled by acclamation.

Eligible voters for the French Language Public School Board will need to cast their vote for the municipal positions of Mayor and Councillors during the voting period of October 11-22, 2018. The City of Sarnia currently has 323 French Public voters.



Unofficial List of Candidates

The following is a list of candidates who have submitted a nomination form to run for office in the upcoming 2018 Municipal Election. The list of candidates seeking election will become official on October 15, 2018.


Candidate Name


Contact Information

Date Filed

Pierre Lambert

533 Hollywood Place


September 19, 2018


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