Find information and resources below about the positions of Mayor, Ward Councillor, or School Board Trustee in the upcoming municipal election.

Town of Aurora

Mayor and Councillors
  • Mayor (1 to be elected at large)
  • Ward 1 Councillor (1 to be elected)
  • Ward 2 Councillor (1 to be elected)
  • Ward 3 Councillor (1 to be elected)
  • Ward 4 Councillor (1 to be elected)
  • Ward 5 Councillor (1 to be elected)
  • Ward 6 Councillor (1 to be elected)
Candidates' Guide
Filing a Nomination

The Nomination period has now closed. Thank you to all the candidates who registered for the upcoming municipal election.

For a list of registered candidates visit our List of Candidates page.

Aurora Council

Eligibility

To run for Mayor or Councillor for the Town of Aurora, on the day the nomination was filed, a person must have been:

  • A Canadian citizen;
  • At least 18 years of age or older;
  • A resident of the Town of Aurora; or
  • An owner or tenant of property in the Town of Aurora; or
  • The spouse of an owner or tenant of property in the Town of Aurora; and
  • Not otherwise disqualified from holding municipal office under any law.
Ineligible for office on Aurora Council

The following people are disqualified from being elected to office on Aurora Council:

  • Any person who is not eligible to vote in the Town of Aurora;
  • An employee of the Town of Aurora who has not taken an unpaid leave of absence and resigned;
  • A judge of any court;
  • An MP, an MPP, or a senator;
  • An inmate serving a sentence in a penal or correctional institution; and
  • A candidate who failed to file the necessary financial statement or exceeded the prescribed spending limit(s) in the last municipal election.

Positions for which a person may file a nomination for School Board Trustee

York Catholic District School Board Trustee
  • Trustee Electoral Area; Aurora, King, Whitchurch- Stouffville (1 to be elected)
  • Note: Nomination Forms must have been filed with the Clerk of the Town of Aurora
York Region District School Board Trustee
  • Trustee Electoral Area; Aurora and Whitchurch-Stouffville (1 to be elected)
  • Note: Nomination Forms must have been filed with the Clerk of the Town of Aurora
Counseil scolaire Viamonde Trustee
  • Note: Nomination Forms must have been filed with the City of Vaughan
Conseil scolaire catholique MonAvenir
  • Note: Nomination Forms must have been filed with the City of Vaughan

School Board Trustee

Eligibility

To run for school board trustee with the York Region District School Board (YRDSB), York Catholic District School Board (YCDSB), Conseil scolaire Viamonde, or Conseil scolaire catholique MonAvenir, a person must be:

  • A Canadian citizen;
  • At least 18 years of age or older;
  • A resident in the area of jurisidiction of the board;
  • Eligible to vote for the school board; and
  • Not otherwise disqualified from holding office on a school board under any law.
Ineligible for office on a School Board
The following people are disqualified from being elected as a school board trustee:
  • Any person who is not eligible to vote in the school board election;
  • An employee of a school board or a municipal official who has not taken an unpaid leave of absence and resigned;
  • A judge of any court;
  • An MP, an MPP, or a senator; and
  • An inmate serving a sentence in a penal or correctional institution; and
  • A candidate who failed to file the necessary financial statement or exceeded the prescribed spending limit(s) in the last school board election.
 View a list of candidates for Aurora's 2022 municipal election.