2018 Municipal Elections

The next regular municipal election to elect a Mayor, Councillors, School Board Trustees and Police Village of Russell Trustees will be held on Monday, October 22, 2018.

Nomination Papers are available online and at the Clerk’s Office located at 717 Notre Dame Street in Embrun, from Tuesday, May 1, 2018.

The deadline for candidates to submit their Nomination Papers is Friday, July 27, 2018 at 2 P.M.

For more detailed information on the matter of running as a candidate for municipal elections, we recommend that you consult the Ministry of Municipal Affairs' 2016 – 2018 Candidates’ Guide.

For more information in regards to the Election Process, you may refer to the 2018 Election Policies & Procedures established by the Clerk.


2018 Key Dates

Nomination Period

Tuesday, May 1, 2018 - Friday, July 27, 2018

Candidates can file a nomination paper at the Clerk’s Office at any time during normal business hours until Nomination Day (July 27, 2018) at 2:00 p.m.

Nomination Day

Friday, July 27, 2018 (9:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.)

Last day for candidates to file a nomination paper at the Clerk’s Office.  Nominations close at 2:00 p.m. This is also the deadline for withdrawal.

Nominations Certified

Monday, July 30, 2018

Clerk certifies candidate nomination papers by 4:00 p.m.

Campaign Period

Tuesday, May 1, 2018 - Monday, December 31, 2018

The Campaign Period starts when a candidate files a nomination paper and ends on December 31, 2018.

Voters’ List

Tuesday, September 4, 2018

Preliminary Voters’ List is available for candidates and revisions begin.

Tuesday, September 25, 2018

Interim Voters’ List is available for candidates and revisions continue.

Campaign Finances

Tuesday, September 25, 2018

Final Certificate of Maximum Campaign Expenses available for candidates.

Voting Day

Monday, October 22, 2018

Voting closes at 8:00 p.m.

Contact Us


Joanne Camiré Laflamme, Clerk
Telephone: 613-443-3066 ext. 2310


Maryse Roy, Deputy-Clerk
Telephone: 613-443-3066 ext. 2334



Monday to Friday 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.



Township of Russell - Clerk’s Office
717 Notre Dame Street
Embrun, ON K0A 1W1

AMO - So You Want to Run for Council?

AMO - So You Want to Run for Council?

The Association of Municipalities of Ontario (AMO) has a course to provide an overview of what you need to know before running for municipal office.

Click here to learn more.

Sign up for the course at ww.MunicipalEducation.ca


Voterlookup.ca lets you:
  • confirm the accuracy of your elector information;
  • update your information where incorrectly recorded; and/or,
  • add a name to the enumeration so that it is correctly recorded for municipal and school board voting purposes.
  • voterlookup.ca cannot process requests concerning persons who are under 18 years of age on Election Day (October 22 2018).

2014 Municipal Elections

2014 Municipal By-Elections - Official Results

To view the official results for the 2014 municipal election, please click on the following link:

2014 Municipal elections - Official results (Participation rate 39.3%)

2014 Municipal Elections


Donald ST. PIERRE - Financial statement filed but a notice of default was issued because the auditor’s report was missing

Jean-Paul (JP) ST. PIERRE - Financial statement filed


Trustees - Police Village of Russell

Trustee - French Separate School

Trustee - English Separate School



To consult election by-laws, please consult the Bylaws and Policies page.

Financial Statements

2014 Financial Statements (Candidates)

On or before 2 p.m. on March 27, 2015, all candidates are required to file with the Clerk a financial statement using the prescribed form. Candidates, whose campaign contributions and total expenses are each equal to or less than $10,000, are not required to file an auditor’s report with the financial statement. Candidates whose campaign contributions exceed $10,000 or whose total campaign expenses exceed $10,000 are required to file an auditor’s report.

All financial statements filed with the Clerk will be posted on this web page. To retrieve the document, select statement next to the candidate's name.