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2018 municipal elections

Election day

Municipal elections will take place across Yukon on Thursday, October 18, 2018.

An advance poll will be held in all election areas on Thursday, October 11, 2018.

The hours and locations of all polls will be posted and advertised in each municipality and local advisory area.


Nominations for mayor and council for all local elections are due by Thursday, September 27, 2018.

Voting and candidate eligibility

To either vote or be nominated as a candidate for mayor or council, a person must be at least 18 years old on election day; a Canadian citizen; and a resident of the municipality or local advisory area for at least one year immediately prior to election day.

Important dates

Look at the election calendar for key dates and deadlines.

Election information

Download the 2018 Yukon Municipal Elections manual.

Download the 2018 candidate's guide.

Election forms

You can find election-related forms online.

Contact us

If you have any questions, contact the Community Affairs branch toll-free at 1-800-661-0408.