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December 28, 2016
Nominations close on December 30 for Councillor Ward 42 by-election
The by-election for the office of Councillor Ward 42 (Scarborough-Rouge River) will be held on February 13, 2017. The last day to file or withdraw a nomination is December 30, 2016, from 9 a.m. until 2 p.m., at the Election Services Office, 89 Northline Rd.

To be eligible to run for councillor, candidates must be:
• a Canadian citizen
• 18 years of age or older
• a resident of the city of Toronto, or own or rent property in the city of Toronto (or be the spouse of the owner or renter)
• not legally prohibited from voting, or from holding municipal office.

Candidates must provide:
• nomination paper
• proof of qualifying address within the city of Toronto
• $100 nomination filing fee (all forms of payment accepted, except personal cheques).

Nomination papers are available online at and at the Election Services Office.

The final list of candidates for Councillor Ward 42 will be posted on the City's election website:

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