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Municipal Election Compliance Audit Committee

The City of Waterloo, the City of Guelph, and the other municipalities from the Region of Waterloo are working together to establish a Municipal Elections Compliance Audit Committee (MECAC). 

The MECAC will review candidate or registered third-party 2018 election campaign finances. When an application is made to the MECAC, the municipality will strike a committee and invite members from a pool of accepted applicants to participate in the review of the relevant campaign finances.

For more details regarding the MCEAC committee please review the attached report and terms of reference

Positions available!

We are looking for up to 10 indiduals to join the committee membership pool for a 4 year term ending in November 2022.  Interested individuals who have financial, acconting or legal expertise and knowledge of the municipal election process are invited to apply. 

Applications must be submitted ot the Office of the Regional Clerk for the Region of Waterloo on or before July 20, 2018 at 4:30 p.m.

Section 88.33(1) and 88.35(1) of the Municipal Elections Act (the Act) provides that an eligible elector who believes on reasonable grounds that a candidate or Third Party registrant has contravened a provision of this Act relating to election campaign finances may apply for a compliance audit of the candidate or third party registrants election campaign finances. The Compliance Audit Committee must be established by October 1st of an election year.