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Municipal Elections

Certified Candidates Financial Statements 

Everyone that filed a nomination with the Town of Goderich to participate in the 2022 Municipal and School Board elections must file their financial statement with the Clerk after each election. These statements detail the income and expenses incurred during the candidate's campaign.

The completed financial statement must be submitted to the Clerk by 2:00 pm on March 31, 2023.

All submitted statements are public documents. The Clerk must retain the statements until the new Council takes office after the 2026 election.

2022 Candidate Financial Statements  

Elizabeth Petrie  Councillor Form 4
Myles Murdock  Mayor   Form 4
Chapin Koresec  Councillor Form 4
Shawn Thomson  Councillor  Form 4
Randy Carroll  Councillor  Form 4
Katrina Bos Councillor Form 4
Leah Noel  Councillor Form 4
Allison Segeren  Councillor Form 4
Matthew Hoy  Mayor  Form 4
John Thompson  Councillor  Form 4
Trevor Bazinet  Deputy Mayor  Form 4
Cohen Joseph Trustee AMDSB Form 4
Jim McDade HP Trustee CDSB Form 4
Stephen Tamming  Deputy Mayor  Form 4

Municipal Compliance Audit Committee

A joint Municipal Election Compliance Audit Committee has been established by the lower tier municipalities of Huron County. The Committee considers applications requesting compliance audits of candidates’ election campaign finances, any resulting auditors reports and the Clerk’s Report identifying apparent contribution contraventions in accordance with Sections 88.33, 88.34 and 88.35 of the Municipal Elections Act, 1996. The Municipal Election Compliance Audit Committee is an independent body appointed by Council.

Meetings are held on an as required basis if an application is received. 

Submitting an application for a compliance audit of a candidate's election campaign finances.

  • Must be done by an elector who is entitled to vote in an election
  • Reasonable grounds that a candidate has contravened a provision of the Municipal Elections Act
  • Must be for a candidate in the municipal election within the applicable Municipality
  • Financial Statements must be filed prior to the submission of an application
  • Applications concerning election campaign finances for candidates in an area municipality need to be made to the appropriate Municipal Clerk 

Submitting an application for a compliance audit of a candidate's election campaign finances.

  • The candidate's financial statement and auditor's report reflecting the candidate's election finances
  • The candidate's supplementary filing date, if any
  • The filing date for the final financial statement, or
  • The date on which the candidate's extension, if any, expires

 What happens after I submit an application to the Town?

  • Within 10 days of receiving the application, the Clerk forwards the application to the Municipal Elections Compliance Audit Committee (MECAC).
  • Within 30 days of receiving the application, the MECAC reviews it and decides whether it should be granted or rejected.
  • The decision of the MECAC may be appealed to the Superior Court of Justice within 15 days of the decision and the Court may make any decision the MECAC could have made.
  • If the MECAC decides to grant the application, an auditor -- who is licensed under the Public Accounting Act, 2004 or prescribed persons -- is appointed to conduct a compliance audit of the candidate's election campaign finances.
  • The auditor will conduct an audit of the candidate's election campaign finances and will prepare a report outlining any apparent contravention by the candidate. The report is provided to the candidate, the applicant and the Clerk.
  • Within 10 days of receiving the report, the Clerk forwards the report to the MECAC. The committee considers the report within 30 days and may commence any legal proceeding against the candidate for any apparent contravention.

For additional information on compliance audits, please see section 88 of the Municipal Elections Act

Town of Goderich Results of the 2022 Municipal Election

Official Election Results

Unofficial Election Results

Form 19 - Notice of the Posting of the Voters' List

Municipal Elections Act, 1996

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the list of all persons entitled to be electors for the municipal elections in this municipality has been prepared by the Clerk’s office.

 As of September 1, 2022 all electors should ensure that their names and relevant information are correct on the Voters’ List.

 A person may make an application to the Clerk requesting that the person’s name be added to or removed from the Voters’ List or that information on the Voters’ List relating to the person be amended by completing and filing the prescribed form available at:

 The Office of the Clerk

The Town of Goderich

57 West Street

Goderich, ON N7A 2K5

 during regular office hours between September 1, 2022 and October 22, 2022 and from 10:00 am to the close of voting on October 24, 2022. The application shall be in writing on the appropriate form (Town of Goderich Form 8) available at the municipal office and shall be filed in person, by the applicant or his/her agent or by mail, by the applicant.

 Dated this 20th day of September, 2022.

 Municipal Clerk

Town of Goderich

Official List of Certified Candidates for Council

In accordance with section 35 of the Municipal Elections Act, the Clerk has examined each nomination that has been filed as of the close of the Nominations Period (August 19, 2022, at 2:00 p.m.). The Official List of Certified Candidates and the Clerk’s Declaration of Acclamations to Office are available now. 

Official List of Certified Candidates 

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