Election Law


Local municipal elections are governed by provincial legislation. When City of Markham staff, election workers and volunteers engage in election-related activities, they are responsible for obeying and upholding these laws:

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One person. One vote. It's the law.

Voters can only vote once in the Markham Municipal Election – no matter how many properties they own or rent in Markham. Elections Markham's voting systems are designed to detect irregular voting activity.

The City of Markham will pursue individuals who commit voter fraud. Anyone with evidence of voter fraud should contact York Regional Police at 1-866-876-5423.

If convicted of voter fraud by voting more than once, an individual could face a fine of up to $25,000 or jail time of up to six months.

Elections Markham
Markham Civic Centre
101 Town Centre Boulevard
Markham, Ontario, L3R 9W3
905.477.7000 x8683 (VOTE)

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