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About municipal elections in Essex County

A municipal election was held on Monday, October 22, 2018 to elect municipal councils and school board trustees. The next municipal election will be held in October of 2022.

In the County of Essex, municipal elections are held by each individual municipality. Eligible electors vote for a mayor, deputy mayor (except for the Town of Essex), council members and trustees for the 4 school boards. The mayors and deputy mayors elected from each municipality sit on County Council. The term of office for all councillors and school board trustees' is for 4 years from December 1, 2018 to November 14, 2022.

Please check the 7 municipal websites below to find out information on elections for your municipality:

Election of Essex County Warden and Deputy Warden

The election for Warden and Deputy Warden of the County took place on December 12, 2018.

The newly elected mayors and deputy mayors that make up County Council vote for the Warden and Deputy Warden by secret ballot from amongst the County Councillors. All members of County Council serve a term of 4 years. The next term of council will be from December 1, 2018 to November 15, 2022 The next election for Warden and Deputy Warden will take place after the next municipal election in 2022.