Elections 2014

2014 Municipal Election - Official Results Summary

2014 Voter Turnout Summary

Declaration of Election

2014 Municipal Election

The next Municipal Election will take place on Monday October 27, 2014. The term of office is for a four year period commencing on December 1, 2014 and ending on November 30, 2018.

Nomination forms may be filed:

  • Between January 2, 2014 and September 11, 2014, at a time when the Clerk's Office is open
  • On Nomination Day, September 12, 2014, between 9 a.m. and 2 p.m.

There is a $100 filing fee for all positions, except for office of the mayor, which is $200. Candidates will receive a refund of the nomination fee if he or she receives more than 2% of the votes cast in the election for the office.

Nominations are being accepted for the positions of:

  • Mayor
  • Councillor - Ward One (South Norwich)
  • Councillor - Ward Two (Village of Norwich)
  • Councillor - Ward Three (North Norwich)
  • Councillor - Ward Four (East Oxford
In order to be eligible to run for office, individuals must:
  • Live in the municipality, be an owner or tenant of land there, or the spouse of an owner or tenant
  • Be a Canadian citizen
  • Be at least 18 years of age when you file your nomination papers
  • Not be disqualififed by any legislation from holding office

2014 Notice of Nomination

List of Nominations received.

2014 Estimate of Campaign Expense Limits

List of Certified Candidates for the 2014 Municipal Election

Candidate Contact Information

The Township of Norwich will be using Vote Tabulators for the purpose of counting votes for the 2014 Election.
Vote Tabulator Procedures

For information on voting, please refer to the 2014 Voter's Guide for Ontario Municipal and School Board Elections. You will be required to show identification which shows your name and address at the time of voting. Please check the list of acceptable documents that can be presented for voter identification.




Nomination Paper
Freedom of Information Release


2014 Candidates Guide for Ontario Municipal and School Board Elections

AMO (Association of Municipalities of Ontario) offers an on-line course to provide an overview of what to expect if you run for Council. Some topics covered are:

  • Reasons that you should and should not run for council
  • What you should know before you run for office
  • Dealing with the media
  • Techniques for working with others
  • The roles of council members and staff
  • What are the powers and influence of municipal government
  • Transparency and accountability in government



Ward Boundaries

Township of Norwich Map

Compliance Audit Committee

Persons on this committee will be responsible to determine if a complaint in regards to a Councillor's expenditures for their election campaign should be audited. If the committee members recommend an audit, an appointed auditor will conduct the audit. For information with respect to the procedures of the committee please contact the Clerk. The Financial returns of the candidates must be submitted by 2:00 p.m. Friday March 27, 2014 and will be posted at that time.

If an individual wishes to final a compliance audit request the individual must submit that in writing to the Clerk, 210 Main Street East, P.O. Box 100, Otterville, Ontario, N0J 1R0 within 90 after the filing date for this election.



Lawrence Gow

John Scholten

Roy King

Lynne DePlancke

Jim Palmer

Russell Jull

Wayne Robert Buchanan

Robert Neville

Donald Doan

Larry Martin