Voter FAQs

Am I in Ward 5 or 6?
Ward 5 includes the communities of College Park and River Oaks.
Ward 6 includes the communities of Falgarwood, Joshua Creek and Wedgewood Creek.
Still not sure? Then click here: www.elections.oakville.ca

Where do I vote?
You will receive a voter’s card in the mail from Elections Oakville with this information. Voter information notices will be mailed out in September. On Monday October 24, you can vote at polling stations in your ward from 10am to 8pm.

When can I vote?
Elections take place on Monday, October 24 10 a.m. – 8 p.m.

Advance voting dates are:
– Thursday, October 6 – Sunday, October 9
– Tuesday, October 11 – Sunday, October 15

Please visit www.elections.oakville.ca for additional voting information.

Am I on the voter’s list?
To ensure you are on the list, visit the Oakville Voter Lookup List. At this site you can:

  • Confirm or update electoral information;
  • Add an elector name to an address;
  • Change school support*.

* Catholic ratepayers must declare themselves to be Catholic as well as separate school electors in order to vote for separate school trustees in municipal elections.

What can I do if I arrive to vote and I am still not registered as an English Separate School supporter?
Step 1: Request an “Application to Amend Voters’ List”. This form may be completed and submitted at the polling station.
Step 2: Fill out the form right there. It takes just a moment.

What do I need to bring when I vote?
In order to vote, you will need identification and your voter information notice.

Acceptable forms of identification include:

  • Driver’s licence
  • Ontario photo card
  • Current utility bill
  • Current bank or credit card statement
  • Current insurance policy

I’m going to be away and will miss both the advance vote and voting day. Can I still vote?
Yes! You can vote by proxy. A person who is an eligible voter in Oakville may appoint another qualified voter within the municipality as their voting proxy, using the Voting Proxy form.

Once you have completed the Voting Proxy Form, please email elections@oakville.ca or call 905-815-6601 to book your appointment. The Voting Proxy Form must be certified by the Town Clerk before it is accepted at a voting location. The Clerk will require proof of identity of the appointed voter, before certifying the proxy.

How do I vote for my Catholic Trustee?
Each Catholic Trustee oversees a group of wards:
– One Trustee for Wards 1, 2 & 3
– One Trustee for Wards 4 & 7
– One Trustee for Wards 5 & 6

To find out which Ward you live in click here: www.elections.oakville.ca