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2018 Municipal Elections - Important Dates

Charlottetown, Summerside, Stratford and Cornwall each have their own Election By-laws and Elections PEI conducts the municipal elections in these communities. The next scheduled election will be held on November 5, 2018.

Important Dates for 2018

September 15, 2018
 Notice in local newspapers
October 9, 2018
 Chief Electoral Officer issues Writ of Election
October 9, 2018
 Returning Offices are opened    (normal hours are 9 am to 5 pm)
October 10, 2018
 Nomination Papers are available
October 10, 2018
 Mail-in Ballot Process is initiated
October 19, 2018
 Nomination Day. Nominations cease to be accepted after 2p.m.
October 23, 2018
 Last day for mail-in ballot applications (6 p.m.)
October 24, 2018  Mail-in Ballots mailed out.
October 27, 2018
 First Advance voting day (9 a.m. - 7 p.m.)
October 29, 2018
 Second Advance voting day (9 a.m. - 7 p.m.)
November 2, 2018
 Third and last Advance voting day (9 a.m. - 7 p.m.)
November 5, 2018
 Ordinary Voting Day (9 a.m. - 7 p.m.)
November 5, 2018
 Mail-in Ballot return deadline 12:00 Noon
November 7, 2018
 Determination Day - Official counting of the votes
November 14, 2018
 Last day to request a Judicial Recount
November 19, 2018
 Official Declaration Day and Return of the Writ of Election


Returning Officer Contact information


Community Ward Returning Officer eMail Phone
Charlottetown 1 & 2 Amy Doyle Chtnward1ward2@gmail.com 902-892-0846
Charlottetown 3 & 4 Allison MacDonald Chtnward3ward4@gmail.com 902-892-9651
Charlottetown 5 & 6 Virginia Duffy Chtnward5ward6@gmail.com 902-213-9664
Charlottetown 7 & 8 David Aitken Chtnward7ward8@gmail.com 902-394-1228
Charlottetown 9 & 10 Ethan Garrett Chtnward9ward10@gmail.com 902-566-5448
Cornwall Open Beverly Gaudet cornwallro@gmail.com 902-368-8119
Stratford 3 Wards Rick Richard rostratford@gmail.com 902-620-1133
Summerside 8 Wards Ken Kenny summersidero@gmail.com 902-439-9055

Elections PEI assist Municipal Affairs with the municipal elections held in the smaller towns and communities. The next scheduled election will be held on November 5, 2018.  Check Municipal Affairs website at www.municipalelectionspei.ca for information on these elections.

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