Voter Information

Municipal Election 2021 – September 28,2021

On Tuesday, September 28, the City of Corner Brook will hold a general municipal election. In Newfoundland and Labrador, general municipal elections are held every four years on the last Tuesday in September. In Corner Brook voters choose one Mayor and six Councilors for Council. The City operates under an “at-large” system in which its elected officials are chosen to represent the City as a whole.

For the 2021 General Election the City is offering a hybrid of voting methods – residents can opt for mail-in voting, proxy voting, advance poll voting; or vote in person. For mail-in voting, residents must register to receive the voting kit.

This page contains information and links for residents and candidates pertaining to Election 2021. Please note that this section will be updated as information becomes available.

You are eligible to vote in the Corner Brook Municipal Election if:

  • You are a Canadian Citizen;
  • You are 18 years of age or older on or before September 28th, 2021;
  • You have been ordinarily resident for the 30 days immediately before September 28th, 2021

Residents have several options to vote:

  • In person
  • Vote by Proxy
  • Advance Polls (Tuesday, September 21st & Saturday, September 25th)
  • Vote by Mail *NEW*


Key Documents

The forms used to administer a Municipal Election are prescribed by the Minister in accordance with Section 98 of the Municipal Elections Act. 


Oath or Affirmation of Voter (MEF-13)

Directions for the Guidance of Voters (MEF-14)


Other forms prescribed by the City of Corner Brook:

Affidavit – Voters Without Identification

Oath or Affirmation of Fraud


Key Dates

Last Day to Apply for Vote By Mail (VBM) Kit to be mailed to you



Tuesday, September 14, 2021

*Voters can still apply for a (VBM) kit up to September 20, 2021 at 4 p.m. but will be required to pick up their kits at City Hall

Last Day to Apply for a Vote By Mail Kit


Monday, September 20,2021 at 4 p.m.

*Voters who apply for kits between September 15th to September 20th will be required to pick up their kits at City Hall

Last day to Mail Election Return Envelope via Canada Post Monday, September 20, 2021
Last day to deposit Election Return Envelope in person (either at City Hall Drop Box or in person to the Returning Officer) September 27, 2021 at 12:00 noon

*Dates are subject to change and are based on Canada Post Delivery Standard.  Delivery may be affected by mail volume, weather, COVID-19 disruptions, etc.