Make your voice heard, vote in Oakville’s municipal elections


Published October 19, 2022 at 12:07 pm

Eligible voters can vote anywhere in their ward on Monday (Oct. 24) by showing ID with their name and address. PEXELS PHOTO

Want to have a say in what happens in Oakville? Care about the future of our town?

Then local residents are encouraged to get active and make their voice heard by voting in Monday’s (Oct. 24) municipal elections.

“Every vote counts in shaping the town’s future and the services that residents count on,” said Vicki Tytaneck, Town Clerk and Returning Officer for the 2022 Municipal Election.

“With multiple voting locations in each ward and many ways to vote, we ask residents to take a meaningful step for their future by exercising their right to vote.”

Local residents will choose Town and Regional Council, Regional Chair and School Board representatives.

Here’s what you need to know:

Where to vote
Eligible voters can vote anywhere in their ward by showing ID with their name and address. Those who received a voter notice are encouraged to bring it along. Find out your ward and voting location options by using the “where do I vote” feature on

Accessibility supports
Individuals with accessibility needs can call 905-815-6015 or email [email protected] if they require curbside voting at any of the locations in their ward. Accessibility devices such as sip and puff, and audio ballots are available at the voting location in Town Hall.

New drive-thru voting pilot in Ward 3
The town is piloting a new drive-thru voting location to gain input for future elections. In addition to an indoor voting location at Oakville Trafalgar Community Centre (OTCC), there will also be a drive-thru voting option at this site on October 24 during voting hours, 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Signage will be on site to guide drive-thru voters to the multi-level parking garage.

This initiative is open only to Ward 3 residents. The location was chosen based on its size and the covered parking area, which helps during inclement weather events. The results of the pilot will provide information to the town on the feasibility of drive through locations being used in the next municipal election.

Should there be a longer wait time at OTCC to use the drive-thru voting, residents may choose to vote in the indoor polling location. Town staff will be on site to assess and redirect voters to the indoor voting if the drive-thru option is busy.

Election results
Unofficial results will be posted live on after all voting locations have closed at 8 p.m. on October 24. The results will also be shown live in the South Atrium of Town Hall, open to the public.

Official results are expected to be released no later than Thursday, October 27, 2022 after the Town Clerk validates and certifies the details. Official results will be posted on The new term of Council begins on November 15, 2022.

Other reminders

Proxy voting continues to be available, and the assigned voter must submit the form in person at Town Hall or at the voting location on October 24.

Photography and videography are not permitted inside the voting locations.


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