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Resources for upcoming school board elections

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Resources for upcoming school board elections
Posted on 05/08/2018
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Municipal and school board elections will take place on October 22, 2018.

School board trustees perform one of the most important roles in education. Trustees are a critical link between school boards and the communities they serve. These locally-elected representatives are the community’s advocate for public education. Learn more about the role of Trustees within the Limestone District School Board.

Find out what school trustees do, how to become a trustee, how and where to vote, who is running in your ward or region and everything you need to know about school boards at the 2018 Ontario Municipal & School Board Elections website created by Ontario's school/board trustee associations as resource for trustee candidates and voters. Members of the public may also choose to review Making a Difference for Kids: Running for Election as a School Board Trustee.

School board and municipal candidates click here to learn more about candidate guidelines during the campaign period.

Important Dates:

  • Start of Nominations/Campaign Begins: May 1, 2018 
  • Nomination Day/Close of Nominations: July 27, 2018 
  • Election Day: October 22, 2018.
  • Term Start Date: December 1, 2018.

School Board Trustees are elected every four years, like their municipal counterparts. The new term is December 1, 2018 to November 30, 2022.

The Limestone District School Board is situated on traditional territories of the Anishinaabe & Haudenosaunee.