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2018 Municipal Election

Are you considering running for Council?  The next Municipal Election will be held on October 22, 2018.  The next term of Council begins December 1, 2018 and concludes in 2022.  Current council consists of seven members, Mayor and six Councillors.

Nomination period opens May 1, 2018 and closes on Nomination Day at 2:00pm (local time) on July 27, 2018.

To run for office, you must be an eligible elector in the Town of Fort Frances.  This means that you must be:

  • A Canadian Citizen
  • At least 18 years of age
  • Reside in the Town of Fort Frances, or be the owner or tenant of land in the Town, or the spouse of such owner or tenant; and
  • No prohibited from voting under any law.


The Town of Fort Frances has decided to utilize Telephone/Internet voting for the 2018 Municipal Election.

More information related to the 2018 Municipal Election will be available closer to the opening of Nomination period.  Please check back regularly.


2014 Municipal Election

Official Election Results:

Nominations Received
(Updated September 12, 2014 at 2:00 pm.)


The clerk of a municipality is responsible for conducting the municipal elections in that municipality.  Please contact the clerk for more information as follows:

Elizabeth (Lisa) Slomke, Town Clerk / Returning Officer
Phone:  1-807-274-5323  ext. 1215
E-mail:  lslomke@fortfrances.ca
Fax:  1-807-274-8479

Town of Fort Frances
Civic Centre
1320 Portage Avenue
Fort Frances, ON  P9A 3P9

Additional Information:

Ministry of Municipal Affairs and Housing Elections