By Sean Delaney
Toronto City Clerk John Elvidge has certified 372 candidates for Toronto’s October 24 municipal election. The official list of candidates for mayor, councillor and school board trustee is available on the Toronto Elections webpage.
The deadline for filing or withdrawing a nomination was Friday, August 19 at 2 p.m.
There are 31 certified candidates running for mayor, 164 certified candidates running for councillor positions and 177 certified candidates running for school board trustee.
In the 2018 Toronto municipal election, under the 25-ward model, the total number of certified candidates was 501 (35 for mayor, 242 for councillor and 224 for school board trustee).
More information about the Toronto municipal election is available at: www.toronto.ca/elections
Toronto is home to more than 2.9 million people whose diversity and experiences make this great city Canada’s leading economic engine and one of the world’s most diverse and livable cities. As the fourth largest city in North America, Toronto is a global leader in technology, finance, film, music, culture and innovation, and consistently places at the top of international rankings due to investments championed by its government, residents and businesses. For more information visit the City’s website or follow them on Twitter (twitter.com/CityofToronto), Instagram (instagram.com/cityofto) or Facebook (facebook.com/cityofto).
Friday, September 23 at 4:30 p.m. is the deadline to apply for mail-in voting.
It is also the last day to add, change or update your voters’ list information online through MyVote.
Friday, October 7 to Friday, October 14 are advance voting days.
Monday, October 24 is election day.
Look for the Emery Village Voice September edition for interviews with and the election platforms of the declared Ward 7 candidates.