Nominations close today for 2 school trustees, 1 councillor

voteNominations close June 10 for the July 25 by-elections

On July 25, by-elections will be held for the offices of:
• Councillor, City Ward 2
• Trustee, Toronto District School Board Ward 1 (City Wards 1 and 2)
• Trustee, Toronto District School Board Ward 5 (City Wards 9 and 10)

The last day to file or withdraw a nomination is Friday, June 10 from 9 a.m. until 2 p.m. at the Election Services office at City Hall, 100 Queen St. W., first floor north.

The July 25 by-elections advance vote will be held on Saturday, July 16 and Sunday, July 17 from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Election Day is Monday, July 25 from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m.

To be eligible to run for Councillor, candidates must be:
• a Canadian citizen; and
• at least 18 years of age; and
• a resident of the City of Toronto; or
• an owner or tenant of land in the City of Toronto, or the spouse of the owner or tenant; and
• not legally prohibited from voting; and
• not disqualified by any legislation from holding office.

To be eligible to run for Trustee, Toronto District School Board, candidates must be:
• a Canadian citizen; and
• at least 18 years of age; and
• a resident in the area of the jurisdiction of the TDSB; and
• a public school supporter; and
• not legally prohibited from voting; and
• not disqualified by any legislation from holding office

Candidates must provide the following:
• completed Nomination Paper; and
• proof of qualifying address within the City of Toronto, and
• $100 nomination filing fee (cash, credit card, debit, certified cheque or money order made payable to “Treasurer, City of Toronto”).

The final list of candidates for the July 25, 2016 by-elections will be posted on the City’s election website http://www.toronto.ca/elections/by-election after nominations have closed. – CINEWS

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