The United Townships of Head, Clara and Maria

Who May Vote?

Updated: 4 years ago - Created: January 6th, 2014

Any person who on voting Day meets the following qualifications is eligible to vote:

  • Is a Canadian Citizen;
  • Is at least 18 years old on Voting Day;
  • Reside in the municipality or is the owner, tenant, or spouse or same sex partner of the owner or tenant of land;
  • Any person not prohibited, by law, from voting.

THE FOLLOWING PEOPLE ARE NOT ENTITLED TO VOTE

The Municipal Elections Act, 1996 prohibits the following individuals from voting:

  • Any person who is not a qualified voter;
  • A person who is serving a sentence of imprisonment in a penal or correctional institution;
  • A corporation;
  • A person acting as an executor or trustee;
  • A person who has been convicted of corrupt practices under the Municipal Elections Act, 1996 in the last four years;
  • Anyone who is prohibited, by law from voting.