Is it possible to withdraw my nomination?
You can withdraw within 24 hours after the close of nominations (before 12:00noon on September 24, 2013). Your notice of withdrawal must be submitted in person, in writing, to the Returning Officer at the local jurisdiction. Faxed notices of withdrawal are NOT accepted. Your nomination cannot be withdrawn after the 24-hour deadline has passed, and your name will appear on the ballot.

However, you can only withdraw your nomination if the number of remaining candidates meets the positions in the race. For example, if you are running for Councillor in a local jurisdiction with 6 seats and there are only six nominated candidates, no candidate may withdraw. (Section 32, Local Authorities Election Act).

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1. What are the duties of an Official Agent? Is an Official Agent required?
2. I have received an anonymous donation. How do I account for this?
3. What are the residency requirements for candidates?
4. Can a candidate put up campaign signage prior to Nomination Day?
5. Do I have to fill out a Notice of Intent?
6. Can I fax or email my nomination paper?
7. Do I get my nomination deposit back?
8. How many signatures are required on my nomination papers?
9. I’m not around on nomination day. Can I file my nomination papers earlier?
10. Is it possible to withdraw my nomination?
11. What are allowable election campaign expenses?
12. Are you allowed to campaign inside, outside or near a voting station on election day?