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The 2018 Municipal election taking place on Monday October 22, 2018 will be to elect 6 Councillors for the Township of Athens Municipal Council for a term of office running from December 1, 2018 through November 15, 2022 (4 years)

List of Certified Candidates


On Voting Day, October 22, electors will be able to vote by paper ballot at the Joshua Bates Centre (upstairs of Town Hall), 1 Main Street West between the hours of 10:00 a.m. and 8:00 p.m.. Advance voting days will be in the Council Chambers, Town Hall on Wednesday October 10 and Saturday October 13 between the hours of noon and 8:00 p.m..

An individual is eligible to vote in the Township of Athens Election if they are:

  • a Canadian Citizen
  • at least 18 years old on Voting Day
  • a resident of the Municipality of Athens or the owner or tenant of land in the Municipality or are the spouse of such owner or tenant
  • not prohibitied from voting under any law

The following are not eligible to vote:

  • a person serving a sentence of imprisonment in a penal or correction institution
  • a corporation
  • a person acting as executor or trustee or in any other representative capacity
  • a person convicted of a corrupt practice for an election held within four years of voting day

Are you on the Voters List?

The voters' list for the municipal election is available for viewing at the Municipal office during regular office hours.  The voters' list contains the names of persons entitled to vote in the Municipal election.  Please verify your information is correct and if required, an application to amend the voters' list is available.