The next Municipal Election will take place on Monday, October 22, 2018. The latest information regarding the election, for both candidates and voters’, will be available on this page.

For the first time, the Town of Aurora will be offering internet voting in the advanced voting period.  Aurora residents will be able to vote with a paper ballot as they have always done, or, residents who can not find time to make it to the polling station will be able to register to vote online, and then cast their vote on any device with an internet connection, from anywhere in the world. 

York Regional Chair

As per Bill 5, Better Local Government Act, 2018, the Region of York will no longer be electing the Chair position.  For more information, please access the link below to see the Ontario Government’s press release regarding this legislation.



Are you on the Voters' List?

Through voterlookup.ca, Ontario residents can find out whether they're on the list to vote.  Eligible electors can also update their information, add a name to an address, or change their school support.


What's New for Aurora in the 2018 Municipal Election

  • Residents of Aurora will be able to participate in internet voting in the advanced voting period.  This will allow voters to cast their vote on any device with an internet connection, from anywhere in the world.

  • The number of Aurora Councillors has been reduced from eight (8) to six (6) Councillors.

  • The election campaign period has been reduced.  The first day that nominations can be filed is May 1, 2018.  The deadline to file nominations for the regular election has been moved to July 27, 2018.

  • Third Party Advertising will come into effect on April 1, 2018.  Individuals, corporations, and unions can register as third party advertisers. Third party advertisers will be required to register with the Town of Aurora.

If you have questions about the election, please do not hesitate to contact elections@aurora.ca  

Nominations for the Municipal Election will open on May 1, 2018.  More information regarding nomination procedures will be posted on this page in early 2018.

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