The Municipal Election was on Monday, October 22, 2018.

The next Municipal Election will be on Monday, October 24, 2022.

Voting is not only a right, it's a chance to have a say in how your community is run.

Municipal government affects many parts of our daily lives. This includes fixing roads, water and stormwater, garbage collection, social assistance, public transit, the arts, sports and recreation, public safety, and managing the development of our community.

Are you interested to learn about becoming a member of Council?

A Candidate Information Session will be held on Wednesday, April 27th from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. for those interested in running for the 2022 election.

This Session will be hosted by the City of Peterborough and the Townships of the County of Peterborough.

Check back for more details as they become available!

2018 Election results

The 2018 election results report breaks down the results, including voter turnout, methods of voting, and a ward-by-ward look at the results.

There were 28,030 votes cast in the 2018 election, with 47% of the votes cast with paper ballots and 41% of the votes cast by Internet voting.

The Declaration of Election Results gives a simple candidate-by-candidate reporting of the election results.

Compliance Report

The Election Compliance Report identifies which candidates have complied with the requirements for filing their financial statements.

Compliance Audit Committee

The Compliance Audit Committee receives and makes decisions on applications for compliance audits of campaign finances for Council candidates and registered third party advertisers in a municipal election.

The Committee's responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Reviewing applications and granting or rejecting audit requests
  • When an audit is granted, they will choose an auditor and review the auditor's report
  • Decide if legal action is needed

Compliance Audit Committee members December 1, 2018 through November 14, 2022

  • Sylvia Sutherland
  • Robert Fisher
  • Dave McFadden
  • Mauro DiCarlo
  • Steven Brickell
  • Brian Horton

For more information about the Compliance Audit Committee's scope of responsibilities, please contact the City Clerk's Office to request a copy of the Compliance Audit Committee Terms of Reference.

You can submit an application in regards to a candidate's or third party advertiser's financial statement.

Campaign financial statements

Candidates – financial statements

The filing deadline was 2 p.m. on March 29, 2019.

Office of Mayor

Bennett, Daryl

Green, Cameron (Withdrew - did not appear on ballot)

Therrien, Diane

Office of Councillor Ward 1 (Otonabee)

Grills, Brock

Hall, Bob

Parnell, Lesley

Wallwork, Jason Andrew

Waudby, Ryan

Zippel, Kim

Office of Councillor Ward 2 (Monaghan)

Clarke, Henry

Magumbe, Charmaine

McGowan, Dave

Vassiliadis, Don

Westlake, Jeff

Office of Councillor Ward 3 (Town)

Akapo, Kemi

Davidson, Jane

Lanciault, Jenny

Pappas, Dean

Russell, Jim

Office of Councillor Ward 4 (Ashburnham)

Baldwin, Gary

Peddle, Ian Russell

Rellinger, Paul

Riel, Keith

Wood, Sheila

Office of Councillor Ward 5 (Northcrest)

Beamer, Andrew

Haacke, Dave

Hatton, Zach - Non-Compliance - Statement not filed by deadline. Candidate in Default as per Section  88.23(1)(a).

Wright, Stephen

Office of Trustee - Kawartha Pine Ridge District School Board

Bonner, Wayne

Hildebrand, Dennis

Kitney, Rose

Russell, Steve

Office of Trustee - Peterborough Victoria Northumberland and Clarington Catholic District School Board

Leal, Braden

McCarthy, Helen

Moran, Monica (Withdrew - did not appear on ballot)

Financial Statements for the Conseil Scolaire Viamonde and Conseil Scolaire Catholique MonAvenir boards were filed with the City of Oshawa, where the candidates registered.

Third party advertisers – financial statements

The filing deadline was 2:00 p.m. on March 29, 2019.