This is general information for candidates interested in contesting a municipal office. Eligible candidates can run for one of the following offices:
- Councillor, Ward 1
- Councillor, Ward 2
- Councillor, Ward 3
- Councillor, Ward 4
- Thames Valley District School Board (for the County of Oxford) – 2 Positions (file with the City of Woodstock)
- London District Catholic School Board (for the County of Oxford) – 1 Position (file with the City of Woodstock)
- Conseil scolaire catholique Providence (for the Counties of Oxford, Perth, and Grey) – 1 Position (file with the City of Woodstock)
- Conseil scolaire Viamonde (for the Counties of Oxford, Elgin, Lambton, Haldimand and Norfolk and the Municipality of Chatham-Kent) – 1 Position (file with the City of Sarnia)
Each election, Township Staff prepare a package containing valuable information for those individuals who are thinking about running as a candidate in the municipal or school board election. Below you will find a copy of the information package and required forms.
A Candidate and Third Party Advertiser Information Night was held at the Oxford County Administration Building, 21 Reeve Street, Woodstock on April 26, 2018 at 6 p.m. The presentation from the Ministry of Municipal Affairs is available here.
Election Sign By-law
Specific guidelines must be followed if placing election signs on properties in Zorra Township. View our election sign by-law here.