Term of Office

The 2018 Municipal Election will be conducted for a term of office beginning December 1, 2018 until November 15, 2022.

The following are the offices available for nomination:

Office of Mayor

  • The election for this office is at large( municipal wide)

  • You can live anywhere in the Municipality of Chatham-Kent

  • You must be a qualified elector in the Municipality of Chatham-Kent under Section 17 of the Municipal Elections Act

  • The term of office is for four (4) years beginning December 1, 2018

Office of Municipal Councillor

  • The election for this office is by ward (there are 6 wards within the Municipality of Chatham-Kent)

  • There are no restrictions on candidate having to live in the ward in which they are running: you may live anywhere in the municipality

  • You must be a qualified elector in the Municipality of Chatham-Kent under Section 17 of the Municipal Elections Act

  • The term of office is for four (4) years beginning December 1, 2018

Office of School Board Trustee

  • The election for this office is by School jurisdiction

  • You must live within the jurisdiction of the school board in which you are seeking office

  • You must be a qualified elector in the Municipality of Chatham-Kent under Section 17 of the Municipal Elections Act

  • The term of office is for four (4) years beginning December 1, 2018


For more information, please e-mail ckelection@chatham-kent.ca, see Nomination Process if you wish to run for council.