Elections Resources

The following is a list of important information relating to Richmond Hill's 2020 By-elections, including by-laws, legislation, policies and procedures.

Accessibility

Richmond Hill is committed to identifying, removing, and preventing barriers for voters and candidates with disabilities. An Accessibility Report will be produced following the election and will be posted as soon as it is available.

By-laws
Election Sign Information

Permits and Fees

All Candidates and Third Party Advertisers are required to fill out the application for Election Signs and pay the associated fee of $270 prior to erecting or displaying any Elections-related signage. Applications are available through the Elections Team at 905-747-6541 or candidates@richmondhill.ca.

Display and Removal

Election signs for the 2020 By-elections may be installed as of midnight on Monday, September 21, 2020 and must be removed within 72 hours following Voting Day.

Private Property

Election signs may be placed on private property with the owner’s permission and shall have a maximum sign area of 1.2 square metres and a maximum height of 2 metres.

Public Property

Election signs can be on municipal street boulevards provided they are:
  • Located within 50 metres (excluding the daylighting triangle) of an intersection of arterial or collector roads or within 100 metres of a Regional Road intersection
  • A minimum of 0.5 metres from any curb or sidewalk, or where there is no curb or sidewalk, a minimum of 2.0 metres from the street, or 0.5 metres from the edge of the shoulder of a street
  • A minimum of 5 metres from a fire hydrant, transit or bus shelter
  • A minimum of 10 metres from a driveway

Elections signs may not be placed within a daylighting triangle, on any centre median or boulevard, on traffic islands or adjacent to any premises used as a voting place.

In the case of Regional Roads (e.g., Major Mackenzie Drive, Elgin Mills Road, Bathurst Street), signs are permitted only at intersections and no candidate shall place more than two signs at any given Regional Road intersection. Please see additional information on the York Region website.

Any sign found to be in contravention of the Sign By-law  will be removed by Richmond Hill staff and stored at the Operations Centre (1200 Elgin Mills Road East). These signs will be available for pick-up for 30 days; after this time the signs will be destroyed.

Please see Section 6.6 of the Richmond Hill Sign By-law No. 52-09 as amended by By-law 16-18 on the following the Sign Permit webpage.

Inquiries/complaints should be directed to the By-law Enforcement Office at bylaw@richmondhill.ca or 905-771-0198.

Legislation
Provincial Authorities
Policies and Procedures
Ward Maps

2018 Results - York Region District School Board Trustee (Wards 1, 2 and 4)

Polling Subdivision Simon Cui Corrie McBain
100 51 72
102 42 75
104 40 167
106 77 78
108 64 98
110 27 86
112 21 101
114 26 90
116 50 90
118 24 39
120 26 63
122 36 85
124 48 104
126 77 65
128 47 76
130 34 70
132 47 59
134 45 80
136 66 51
138 68 81
140 40 43
142 94 94
144 79 65
146 72 62
148 63 79
200 147 67
202 138 76
204 76 75
206 104 53
208 117 104
210 60 39
212 38 71
214 70 87
216 57 59
218 78 74
220 61 113
222 54 62
224 43 117
226 53 98
228 and 238 26 50
230 25 56
232 38 104
234 77 133
236 59 75
240 and 250 4 17
242 2 2
246 and 248 14 19
252 71 15
400 163 130
402 159 49
404 97 71
406 140 123
408 41 84
410 123 107
412 42 84
414 63 62
416 73 35
418 48 117
420 60 71
422 86 78
424 36 62
426 64 81
428 55 48
430 51 87
432 31 59
434 54 88
436 27 103
438 27 73
440 32 141
442 38 186
444 16 50
446 35 51
448 12 82
450 and 664 2 3
Unspecified Poll Subdivision 311 450
Total 4,562 6,114