Clerk’s office hosting election info session for candidates

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CORNWALL, Ontario - The city clerk’s office is hosting an information session for all those interested in running as a candidate in the 2014 Municipal and School Board Election in October.

The session will take place Sept. 4, from 6 to 9 pm in Salon A of the Civic Complex.

Participants will learn about governance models; roles and responsibilities; time commitments; the election process and rules and regulations regarding campaign finances.

“It’s a good educational opportunity for declared candidates and those considering running for office,” said city clerk Helen Finn. “Participants will gain a better understanding of how local government works and the requirements and responsibilities that come with being an elected official.”

This session is being provided in conjunction with the Ministry of Municipal Affairs and Housing and is not a forum for political debate.

The election will be held on Oct. 27 and the deadline to file a nomination as a candidate is Sept. 12 at 2 p.m.

For more information on the election, please visit

Organizations: Municipal and School Board Election, Ministry of Municipal Affairs and Housing

Geographic location: Ontario

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