Voters

Newmarket voters will be able to cast their ballot online or over the phone at any time beginning at 10 a.m. on October 13, 2018 and ending at 8 p.m. on October 22, 2018. On this site you will find key information for voters. Information will be updated and added as it becomes available. Be sure to check this page often.    

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 What's new for Newmarket in the 2018 Municipal Election
  • Beginning at 10 a.m. on October 13 and ending at 8 p.m. on October 22, Newmarket voters will be able to cast their votes online or by telephone from anywhere they have an internet or telephone connection.
  • Nominations have closed at 2 p.m. on July 27, 2018. 
  • Candidates were required to supply proof of endorsement from 25 electors at the time of submitting their nominations to be a candidate in the election. Further information and forms are available on our Resources page
 Voter Eligibility
You can vote in Newmarket's 2018 Municipal Election if you are:
  • A Canadian citizen; and
  • 18 years of age or older; and
  • A resident of the Town of Newmarket; or
  • A non-resident who is, or whose spouse is, an owner or tenant of land in the Town of Newmarket; and
  • Not prohibited from voting by law
Please note that you may only vote once no matter how many voting days there are or how many properties you own or rent.
 Voters' List

This Municipal Election, Newmarket voters will be casting their ballots online or by phone beginning at 10 a.m. on October 13 and ending at 8 p.m. on October 22. There will be no paper ballots for this election. Therefore it is imperative for voters to get on the Municipal Voters’ List as this will ensure you are able to practice your democratic right and vote.

In advance of the municipal election from October 13 to 22, 2018, the Town of Newmarket is encouraging eligible voters to check that they are on the Municipal Voters’ List by visiting the Voters' List page and confirm or update their information in a few simple steps, to ensure an easy and efficient voting experience for all.
 
Voters can also check if they are on the Municipal Voters’ List by visiting the following locations in-person and speaking to a Customer Service Representative during regular business hours:

 Voters' Guide
 About Local Government
 The Town of Newmarket is part of a two-teir municipality. This means that the upper-tier municipality (York Region) delivers select services for its nine local municipalities. York Regions local municipalities include: Aurora, East Gwillimbury, Georgina, King, Markham, Newmarket, Richmond Hill, Stouffville and Vaughan. Each local municipality is responsible for handling the affairs, laws and local services of its area.
 About York Region
York Region's upper-tier municipal structure was created to provide high-level services throughout all of its local nine municipalities, resulting in cost-effective, quality services that respond to the needs of the local municipalities and residents. 
 Town of Newmarket Services

The following are some of the services provided by the Town of Newmarket:

  • Sidewalks and streetlights
  • Local Roads
  • Water Sewers & Stormwater management
  • Waste Collection
  • Snow Clearing
  • Building Permits
  • Parking Services
  • Local Planning & Development, such as: Parks, Recreational Facilities, Arenas
  • Libraries
  • Fire Services - Central York Fire Services provides fire services to both Newmarket and Aurora.

Learn more about Town of Newmarket's services.

 York Region Services

The following are some of the services provided by York Region:

  •  Transit
  • Police & Paramedic Services
  • Public Health
  • Financial Assistance
  • Housing & Social Services
  • Food Safety & Inspection
  • Regional Roads

Learn more about York Region’s services.

 

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Newmarket votes online or by telephone: October 13 -22, 2018