How to Vote? - Muskoka Lakes 2018

The 2018 Municipal Election will be conducted using Internet and Telephone Voting only.  You can vote anytime between 10:00 a.m. Friday, October 12, 2018 and Monday, October 22, 2018 up to 8:00 p.m.

Notice of Election

How to Vote

Here’s how to vote by Internet and Telephone:

  1. Access the website or phone number listed on your Voter Information Letter.
  2. Follow the instructions to enter voter credentials.
  3. Accept or decline the mandatory “Declaration of Qualification and Acknowledgement of Offences Statement”.
  4. Follow the prompts to move from one race to the next until the desired votes have been cast.
  5. Confirm and submit.

Vote by Internet - Type the website below in the address bar at the top of your web browser (such as Chrome, Firefox, Internet Explorer, etc) and follow the instructions.


Our vendor has shared a short video for casting your vote online which can be found HERE

Vote by Telephone - Call the toll-free phone number below and follow the instructions.

  • 1-(866) 836-9539

Important Information - 

  • By entering the electronic voting system and entering your assigned PIN, you are declaring that you are eligible to vote in this election.
  • This PIN is assigned to, and may only be used by, the elector identified in this correspondence.
  • Please note that it is against the law to vote more than once for any elected office within the same municipality or school board jurisdiction.

Election Help Centre

If you do not have access to a computer to vote online or you require assistance with electronic voting, voter assistance will be available at the Election Help Centre located at the Township of Muskoka Lakes Municipal Office, 1 Bailey Street, Port Carling, on the dates and times below. During the voting period, the Election Help Centre will be equipped with voting equipment and internet access at the kiosk stations.Please remember to bring your voting letter with you.

Township of Muskoka Lakes Municipal Office
1 Bailey Street, Port Carling
Regular Hours: 8:15 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. (Monday to Friday)

Voting Day: Monday, October 22, 2018. 8:15 a.m to 8:00 p.m.

Election Help Centre Hours:

  • Friday, October 12, 2018 - 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
  • Saturday, October 13, 2018 - 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
  • Monday, October 15, 2018 - 8:15 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
  • Tuesday, October 16, 2018 - 8:15 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
  • Wednesday, October 17, 2018 - 8:15 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.
  • Thursday, October 18, 2018 - 8:15 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
  • Friday, October 19, 2018 - 8:15 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
  • Saturday, October 20, 2018 - 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
  • Monday, October 22, 2018 - 8:15 a.m. to 8:00 p.m.

Wifi Access:

For access to free wifi and/or computer use, the following locations are also available in addition to the Election Help Centre at the Township of Muskoka Lakes Municipal Office, 1 Bailey Street Port Carling.

Muskoka Lakes Public Library:

Bala Public Library

Bala Community Centre - 1008 Maple Street, Bala ON P0C 1A0

Contact: 705 762 1086  or

Hours of Operation: Wednesday 2:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m., Thursday and Saturday 10:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.

Port Carling – Norma and Miller Alloway Muskoka Lakes Library

69 Joseph Street, Port Carling ON P0B 1J0

Contact: 705 765 5650 or

Hours of Operation: Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday 10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Thursday 10:00 a.m. – 7:00 p.m. and Saturday 10:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m.

Milford Bay Library

Milford Bay Community Centre – 1010 Beaumaris Road

Contact: 705 764 0283 or

Hours of Operation: Monday, Wednesday 5:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. Saturday 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

Walker’s Point Community Library

Walker’s Point Community Centre -  1074 Walker’s Point Road

Contact: 705 687 9965 or

Hours of Operation: Wednesday, Thursday and Saturday 12:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.

w3cP.O. Box 129, 1 Bailey St., Port Carling, Ontario, P0B 1J0  Phone:(705)765-3156  Fax:(705)765-6755
Municipal Office hours: Monday to Friday 8:15 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. (excluding holidays)