By-election for Ward 5 Councillor to take place on June 10, 2024

The City will be holding a by-election for Ward 5 Councillor on Monday, June 10, 2024; the same date as the by-election for Mayor

Today, Mississauga City Council declared the Ward 5 Councillor seat vacant and passed the required by-law to hold the Ward 5 Councillor by-election on Monday, June 10, 2024; the same date as the by-election for Mayor.

In accordance with legislation, when a seat becomes vacant at this point in the term of office, a by-election can be held to fill the vacancy. In Mississauga, the vacancy was created by the resignation of former Ward 5 Councillor, Carolyn Parrish, which took effect on March 15, 2024.

Become a candidate for Ward 5 Councillor

If you want to become a candidate and run for Ward 5 Councillor, you must submit your nomination by April 26, 2024, at 2 p.m.

To qualify as a candidate you must be:

  • A Canadian citizen
  • At least 18 years old
  • A resident of Mississauga or the owner or tenant of property in Mississauga or the spouse of an owner or tenant of property in the city
  • Not be prohibited under the Municipal Elections Act, 1996 or otherwise by law

To register, you must:

  1. Complete the nomination package.
  2. Book an appointment to meet in-person with an Election Official to file your completed package. The Election Official will validate your identification and documents and will ensure your nomination package is complete and meets all requirements.
  3. Pay a nomination fee of $100. This payment is made once your nomination package and identification has been verified by an Election Official.

Join the candidate information session

A free candidate information session is being held on Tuesday, March 26 from 6 to 10 p.m. for those interested or just considering running for Ward 5 Councillor or Mayor of Mississauga. You can choose to attend in-person at Mississauga City Hall in the Council Chambers or watch the livestream.

Helpful information for those interested or considering running as a candidate is available at: mississaugavotes.ca/by-election-2024/for-candidates/.

For more information on the 2024 By-election, visit mississauga.ca/elections  or call 905-615-VOTE (8683).

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