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Candidate Info

To view the List of Candidates that filed nominations, please click here.

Qualifications to Be a Candidate 

In order to run for office in the Town of East Gwillimbury, the individual must be: 

  • A Canadian citizen
  • At least 18 years of age 
  • A resident of the Town of East Gwillimbury, or
  • An owner or tenant of land in the Town of East Gwillimbury, or the spouse of the owner or tenant
  • Not legally prohibited from voting
  • Not disqualified by any legislation from holding office

Who is not eligible to be a council candidate?

Candidates must not be the following: 

  • A judge of any court
  • A member of Provincial Legislature, the Federal House of Commons or Senate who has not resigned from their office by the close of nominations
  • A candidate who failed to file the necessary financial statement in the last municipal election or by-election

Nomination 

Candidates must file nomination papers within dates and times outlined as the accepted Nomination period for 2018. The opening of Nomination is Tuesday, May 1, 2018 at 8:30 a.m. and the period closes on Friday, July 27, 2018 at 2 p.m. 

Candidates must not raise or spend money on their campaign until Nomination papers are filed successfully with the Clerk. (Note: Candidates for Office of Regional Chair must file with the Regional Clerk) 

  • The nomination must be completed in full and filed in person by the candidate or an agent of the candidate and include: 
    a)Identification suitable to the Clerk;
    b) Nomination Paper- Form 1;
    c) If applicable, in the case of a nomination on a council, be endorsed by at least 25 persons and be accompanied by a prescribed declaration by each of the persons endorsing the nomination; and 
    d) Application filing fee. 

*Note- Nomination forms will be made available April, 2018.

Candidate Forms, Guides and other related Documents

Withdrawing a Nomination form

Last day to withdraw a Nomination form is Friday, July 27, 2018 at 2 p.m. Please ensure to file the withdrawal of Nomination Form in-person as original signatures are required and additionally, please provide identification during this time. 

Candidate FAQs

Candidate for Council

 Town of East Gwillimbury Council
Office  Candidate Name Candidate Address
 Mayor    
 Councillor, Ward 1    
 ​Councillor, Ward 2    
 Councillor, Ward 3  Scott Crone 


18378 Ninth Line, RR3

Mount Albert, ON
L0G 1M0  

 Town of East Gwillimbury Council
Office  Candidate Name Candidate Address
 Mayor    
 Councillor, Ward 1    
 ​Councillor, Ward 2    
 Councillor, Ward 3  Scott Crone 


18378 Ninth Line, RR3

Mount Albert, ON
L0G 1M0