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Town of Stephenville Municipal By-Election

January 29 2024

2024 Town of Stephenville By-Election

The by-election for three vacant councillor seats will take place on Wednesday, March 6, 2024.

A by-election is required following the resignation of three councillors: Tracy Boland, Lenny Tiller and Tristan Hulan.  

The timeline for the upcoming by-election is below:

Nominations Period:

Monday February 5th and Tuesday February 6th from 9:00am – 4:00pm at the Town of Stephenville office, 125 Carolina Avenue.

Nominations shall be in writing and state the name and civic address of the candidate and shall be signed by the proposer and seconder, both of whom shall be present together with the candidate, who shall also sign signifying the candidate’s acceptance.  The proposer and seconder must be eligible to vote in this election.

Every Candidate shall at the time of the nomination, deposit with the Returning Officer, the non-refundable sum of ten dollars ($10.00).

The qualifications of a candidate for election to Council are as follows:

  1. Canadian Citizen who is 18 years of age or older;
  2. Ordinarily resident in the municipality for at least 30 days prior to the date set for the commencement of the nomination period;
  3. Not in arrears of taxes or other charges payable to the municipality; and
  4. Not otherwise disqualified under the Municipal Elections Act.

 

 

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