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News Release April 17, 2018

The Nomination Period to Become a Candidate for Peel Regional Chair Begins on May 1

BRAMPTON, ON. (April. 17, 2018) - In this year's municipal election on October 22, 2018, eligible Peel residents will have an opportunity to vote for the Peel Regional Chair for the first time. The names of the candidates for the position of the Chair will be on the ballot, and Peel electors will vote for their preferred candidate.

The nomination period for the 2018 Municipal Election will begin on Tuesday May 1, 2018, and end on Friday, July 27, 2018, at 2 p.m. Individuals interested in being a candidate for the position of Peel Regional Chair can file their nomination papers with the Regional Clerk's Office in person.

Who can be a candidate for Peel Regional Chair?

You are eligible to become a candidate if you:

How to file a nomination?

Forms and resources for candidates are available at peelregion.ca/elections. Individuals interested in being a candidate can file their nomination in person at the Regional Clerk's Office at 10 Peel Centre Drive, 5th Floor, Suite A, in Brampton, on:

May 1 - July 26, 2018, 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
July 27, 2018, 9 a.m. - 2 p.m. (Nomination Day)

The Region will not accept faxed or electronic submissions.

The fee for filing a nomination form is $200 and must be paid by cash, debit or credit card (Visa or MasterCard), certified cheque or money order payable to the Regional Municipality of Peel.

More information is available at peelregion.ca/elections

The Region of Peel works with residents and partners to create a healthy, safe and connected community for life for more than 1.4 million people and approximately 163,000 businesses in the cities of Brampton and Mississauga and the Town of Caledon. Peel's services touch the lives of residents every day. For more information about the Region of Peel, explore peelregion.ca and follow us on Twitter at @regionofpeel.

Media Contacts:

Tatiana Marmora
Communication Specialist
Region of Peel
905-791-7800, ext. 5808

Communication Services, 10 Peel Centre Dr., Brampton, ON L6T 4B9
Phone: 905-791-7800, Fax: 905-791-0595, e-mail