Persons elected to office during this election will be elected for a period commencing November 15, 2022 until November 14, 2026.
Candidate Information

Who can be a candidate?

 A person is entitled to be a candidate for mayor or councillor if he or she:
  • Is a resident of the Township of Scugog, or an owner or tenant of land in the Township of Scugog, or the spouse of such an owner or tenant;
  • Is a Canadian citizen;
  • Is at least 18 years old; and
  • Is not legally prohibited from voting

Who cannot be a candidate?

  • An employee of the municipality unless they take an unpaid leave of absence beginning the day they are nominated and resign if elected to the office
  • A judge of any court
  • A member of the Provincial Legislature, the Federal House of Commons or Senate who has not resigned from their office by the close of nominations. Proof of resignation must be provided by the close of nominations or the Clerk will not certify the nomination
  • A candidate who failed to file the necessary financial statement(s) in the last municipal election or by-election.

Election Information Sessions

Two information sessions were held in April for individuals considering running for local office, or registering a third party advertising campaign in October 2022. 

These sessions give you the information you need to be an informed election participant.
The sessions featured identical presentations by the Ministry of Municipal Affairs and Housing and covered:

  • Roles and responsibilities of elected officials
  • Staff and third party advertisers
  • Eligibility rules
  • Nomination process
  • Campaign finances
  • Compliance audit
  • Voters’ list and voting proxy
  • Scrutineers
  • Recounts
  • Resources

 The links below will provide you with the PowerPoint presentation slides and the recorded livestream through Vimeo.

 Election information session - PowerPoint Slides

 Election info session - 13 April 2022 - on Vimeo

 Nominations

The nomination period for the 2022 Municipal & School Board Elections has closed.

Nominations in the Township of Scugog for the 2022 Municipal Election, which will be held on Monday, October 24, 2022, will be accepted commencing on Monday, May 2, 2022, for the following list of elected offices by submitting the prescribed forms to the Office of the Clerk before 2 p.m. on Friday, August 19, 2022.
Appointments are required and can be arranged by emailing elections@scugog.ca

PositionDescription
Mayor One (1) member to be elected by all electors in the Township of Scugog.
Regional Councillor One (1) member to be elected by all electors in the Township of Scugog.
Ward Councillor(s) Five (5) members to be elected – one in each of the five (5) wards in the Township of Scugog.
Regional Chair -
Durham Regional Council

One (1) member to be elected by all electors in the Region of Durham. 

*Note: Nominations will be received in the Clerk’s Office of the Regional Municipality of Durham, 605 Rossland Road East, Whitby, Ontario

English Public: English Language Durham District School Board

One (1) trustee to be elected by English Public School Electors to represent the Townships of Scugog, Uxbridge and Brock.

*Note: Nominations will be received in the Clerk’s Office of the Township of Scugog, 181 Perry Street, Port Perry, Ontario

English Separate: English Language Durham Catholic District School Board

 

One (1) Trustee to be elected by all English Catholic School Electors to represent the combined area of the Townships of Scugog, Uxbridge and Brock.

*Note: Nominations will be received in the Clerk’s Office of the Township of Uxbridge, 51 Toronto Street South, Uxbridge, Ontario

French Public:  Counseiller(ère),
Le Conseil scolaire Viamonde

 

One (1) Trustee to be elected by all French Public Electors in the areas of the Region of Durham, County of Haliburton, County of Northumberland, County of Peterborough, City of Peterborough, and the City of Kawartha Lakes

*Note: Nominations will be received in the City Clerk’s Office of the City of Oshawa, 50 Centre Street South, Oshawa, Ontario

French Separate: Conseil scolaire catholique MonAvenir

One (1) Trustee to be elected by all French Catholic Electors in the areas of the Region of Durham-Peterborough-Kawartha-Clarington.

*Note: Nominations will be received in the City Clerk’s Office of the City of Oshawa, 50 Centre Street South, Oshawa, Ontario

 

 Nomination Procedures

The nomination period for the 2022 Municipal & School Board Elections has closed.

Nominations are required to be submitted on the prescribed forms and shall be filed IN PERSON or by an AGENT at the Clerk’s office, Township of Scugog Municipal Administration Building, 181 Perry Street, Port Perry, Ontario, L9L 1A7, during normal office hours (8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.) commencing on May 2, 2022. The last date to file a nomination form is Friday, August 19, 2022 (Nomination Day) between the hours of 9 a.m. and 2 p.m. *Appointments are required when filing nomination papers.

Each filed Nomination Paper – Form 1 must be accompanied by at least 25 endorsement signatures on the Endorsement of Nomination – Form 2 and the prescribed nomination fee ($200 – Mayor and $100 – all other positions). No person who proposes to be a candidate may solicit or accept contributions for election purposes or incur campaign expenses until a Nomination Paper – Form 1 has been filed.

Further information related to these requirements or any other issues related to the Municipal Election in the Township of Scugog may be obtained from the Clerk’s office by calling 905-985-7346 or emailing elections@scugog.ca

What Candidates need to file a Nomination

Election Forms

The nomination period for the 2022 Municipal & School Board Elections has closed.

*Note - if the forms do not open from the Ministry of Municipal Affairs website, go to your downloads folder. The pdf document can be found there, by sorting by the most current date modified. 

Candidates' Handbooks and Guides

 *Note: if the documents do not open, go to your downloads folder. The pdf document can be found there, by sorting by the most current date modified.

 Use of Corporate Resources for Election Purposes Policy

Use of Corporate Resources for Election Purposes Policy - Effective February 12, 2018

Election Signs By-Law

22-22 Election Signs By-Law - Enactment April 25, 2022

Who are the Candidates

2022 Certified Candidates (by office)

View the list of:

Additional contact information for Candidates running for Scugog Council offices and School Board Trustees are available below: 

Candidates for Regional Chair

Candidates for the office of Regional Chair:

  • Laurie Blaind Mackie
  • John Henry
  • Kurdil-Telt Patch
  • Peter Neal

Nominations for the Regional Chair are accepted by the Region of Durham. To view the most current list of candidates and contact information for this office, please visit the Region of Durham's website.

Candidates for Mayor

 Candidates for the office of Mayor:

  • Wilma Wotten
    2940 Regional Road 19, Blackstock
    905-261-6607
    wilma@xplornet.ca
Candidates for Regional Councillor

 Candidates for the office of Regional Councillor:

  • Ian McDougall
    56 Perry Street, Port Perry
    905-985-8000
    mcdougall4scugog@gmail.com
Candidates for Councillor Ward 1

 Candidates for the office of Councillor Ward 1: 

  • David Le Roy
     815 Scugog Line 9
     416-274-8231
    davidleroyforward1@gmail.com
Candidates for Councillor Ward 2

 Candidates for the office of Councillor Ward 2:

  • Janna Guido
    15025 Old Simcoe Road, Port Perry
    905-441-7039
    jannag7039@gmail.com
Candidates for Councillor Ward 3
 Candidates for the office of Councillor Ward 3:
  • Robert Rock
    416-312-4450
    robert@familiesfirstmediation.com
Candidates for Councillor Ward 4
 Candidates for the office of Councillor Ward 4:
  • Harold Wright
    31 Sunrise Drive, Blackstock
    289-385-0556
    haroldwright.ward4@gmail.com
Candidates for Councillor Ward 5
  Candidates for the office of Councillor Ward 5:
  • Terry Coyne
    598 Walsh Drive, Port Perry
    905-431-9227
    tech2545@gmail.com
  • Ivo Finotti
    42 Ella Street, Port Perry
    ivoward5@gmail.com
  • Imran (Louie) Mohammad
    94 B Water Street, Port Perry
    votelouieportperry@hotmail.com
Candidates for Durham District School Board Trustee
 Candidates for the office of Durham District School Board Trustee:
  • Gordon Baxter
    905 904 2444
    uxgord2006@hotmail.ca
  • Carolyn Morton
    60 Greensboro Drive, Blackstock 
    905-986-5215 or 905-439-5215
    carolyn.morton@sympatico.ca
Candidates for Durham Catholic District School Board Trustee
  • Richard Damianopoulos
  • Tim Robins

Nominations for the Durham catholic district school board trustee are accepted by the Township of Uxbridge. Please visit the Township of Uxbridge Election Page to view the most current list of candidates and contact information for this office.

Conseil scolaire Viamonde (French-Language Public School Board Trustee)
  • Kristine Dandavino
  • Serge Paul

Nominations for the Conseil scolaire Viamonde school board trustee are accepted by the City of Oshawa.
Please visit the City of Oshawa's website to view the most current list of candidates and contact information for this office.

Candidates of Conseil scolaire catholique MonAvenir (French-Language Separate School Board Trustee)
  • Marcellin Kwilu Mondo

Nominations for the Conseil scolaire catholique MonAvenir school board trustee are accepted by the City of Oshawa. Please visit the City of Oshawa's website to view the most current list of candidates and contact information for this office.