WHO CAN VOTE IN THE TOWN OF FORT ERIE MUNICIPAL ELECTIONS?
Voter qualifications: A person is entitled to be an elector in the Town of Fort Erie municipal elections, if on voting day he or she is: a Canadian citizen; and at least 18 years old; and resides in the Town of Fort Erie or is the owner or tenant of land in Fort Erie or the spouse of such owner or tenant; and not otherwise prohibited from voting. Who is prohibited from voting? The following persons cannot vote in a municipal election: a person serving a sentence or imprisonment in a penal or correctional institution; or a corporation; or a person acting as executor or trustee or in any other representative capacity except as a voting proxy in accordance with Section 44 of the Municipal Elections Act, 1996; or a person convicted of a corrupt practice for an election held within five years of voting day for the election in respect of which they were convicted. Can an American Citizen who owns property in the Town vote? American citizens cannot vote in the election regardless of how long