Election and Ward Information

Elections PEI conducts the municipal election in Charlottetown. The next scheduled election will be held on November 5, 2018.

This page is intended to provide information about the upcoming election as well as details on the wards in the Capital City. The ward descriptions can be found below and the ward maps are also available for viewing.

If you have questions about the Municipal election or are interested in getting involved either in the process or as a candidate, please visit the Elections PEI webpage or contact Elections PEI.

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2018 Municipal Election Important Dates


September 15, 2018
 Notice in local newspapers
October 9, 2018
 Chief Electoral Officer issues Writ of Election
October 9, 2018
 Returning Offices are opened    (normal hours are 9 am to 5 pm)
October 10, 2018
 Nomination Papers are available
October 10, 2018
 Mail-in Ballot Process is initiated
October 19, 2018
 Nomination Day. Nominations cease to be accepted after 2p.m.
October 23, 2018
 Last day for mail-in ballot applications (6 p.m.)
October 24, 2018  Mail-in Ballots mailed out.
October 27, 2018
 First Advance voting day (9 a.m. - 7 p.m.)
October 29, 2018
 Second Advance voting day (9 a.m. - 7 p.m.)
November 2, 2018
 Third and last Advance voting day (9 a.m. - 7 p.m.)
November 5, 2018
 Ordinary Voting Day (9 a.m. - 7 p.m.)
November 5, 2018
 Mail-in Ballot return deadline 12:00 Noon
November 7, 2018
 Determination Day - Official counting of the votes
November 14, 2018
 Last day to request a Judicial Recount
November 19, 2018 
 Official Declaration Day and Return of the Writ of Election


Ward Population Breakdown (Eligible Electors)
The population of eligible electors in each ward frequently fluctuates. The following are approximate numbers only:

Ward 1:   2,422
Ward 2:   2,270
Ward 3:   2,493
Ward 4:   2,507
Ward 5:   2,252
Ward 6:   2,368
Ward 7:   2,420
Ward 8:   2,487
Ward 9:   2,487
Ward 10: 2,307


Ward 1 boundary description

The electoral ward is bounded as follows: Commencing at the intersection of the shore of the North River and Brighton Road; then along Brighton Road and continuing along Euston Street to intersection of Weymouth Street/Longworth Avenue/Euston Street; then along Longworth Avenue to Victory Avenue; then along Victory Avenue and continuing along Felling Street to Fitzroy Street; then along Fitzroy Street to Edward Street; then along Edward Street to Grafton Street; then along Grafton Street to the Hillsborough Bridge (Hillsborough River); then along the shores of the Hillsborough River and the North River to the intersection of the shore of the North River and Brighton Road or to the point of commencement.

Ward 2 boundary description

The electoral ward is bounded as follows: Commencing at the intersection of Longworth Avenue and Victory Avenue; then along Longworth Avenue and continuing along St Peters Road to the Charlottetown Perimeter Highway (Riverside Drive); then along Riverside Drive to the intersection of the Belvedere Golf Course stream and Riverside Drive; then along the shores of the Hillsborough River to the Hillsborough Bridge; then along Grafton Street to Edward Street; then along Edward Street to Fitzroy Street; then along Fitzroy Street to Felling Street; then along Felling Street and continuing along Victory Avenue to the intersection of Longworth Avenue and Victory Avenue or to the point of commencement. 

Ward 3 boundary description

The electoral ward is bounded as follows: Commencing at the intersection of the shore of the North River and Brighton Road, then along Brighton Road and continuing along Euston Street to Spring Park Road; then along Spring Park Road to Kirkwood Drive; then along Kirkwood Drive to University Avenue; then along University Avenue to Nassau Street; then along Nassau Street to Sunset Drive; then along Sunset Drive to Maplewood Crescent; then along Maplewood Crescent, crossing Brittany Drive and continuing along the property line between 32 Maplewood Crescent and 2 Brittany Drive to the shore of the North River; then along the shore of the North River to the intersection of the North River and Brighton Road or to the point of commencement.

 
Ward 4 boundary description

The electoral ward is bounded as follows: Commencing at the intersection of Euston Street and Spring Park Road; then along Spring Park Road to Kirkwood Drive; then along Kirkwood Drive to University Avenue; then along University Avenue to the main entrance to the Charlottetown Mall; then along the main driveway through the Charlottetown Mall to Mount Edward Road; then south along Mount Edward Road to Palmers Lane; then along Palmers Lane to St Peters Road; then along St Peters Road and continuing along Longworth Avenue to the intersection of Weymouth Street/Longworth Avenue/Euston Street; then along Euston Street to Spring Park Road or to the point of commencement. 

Ward 5 boundary description

The electoral ward is bounded as follows: Commencing at the shore of the North River where it intersects the property line between 32 Maplewood Crescent and 2 Brittany Drive; then along the property line between 32 Maplewood Crescent and 2 Brittany Drive crossing Brittany Drive to Sunset Drive; then along Sunset Drive to Nassau Street; then along Nassau Street to University Avenue; then along University Avenue to Capital Drive; then along Capital Drive to where it intersects with Ellens Creek; then along the shore of Ellens Creek (behind properties fronting on North River Road) to where it intersects with Beach Grove Road; then along the shore of North River to the intersection of where it intersects the property line between 32 Maplewood Crescent and 2 Brittany Drive or to the point of commencement. 

Ward 6 boundary description

The electoral ward is bounded as follows: Commencing at the intersection of Mount Edward Road and Palmers Lane; then along Palmers Lane to St Peters Road; then along St Peters Road to the intersection of Brackley Point Road; then along Brackley Point Road to the Charlottetown Perimeter Highway; then along the Charlottetown Perimeter Highway to Mount Edward Road; then along Mount Edward Road to Palmers Lane or to the point of commencement. 

Ward 7 boundary description

WARD 7

The electoral ward is bounded as follows: Commencing at the intersection of the North River and the northern boundary of the City of Charlottetown; then along the northern boundary of the City to Royalty Road; then along Royalty Road to Upton Road; then along Upton Road to the north property line of 188 Upton Road; then along the north property line of 188 Upton Road and continuing along the north property lines of properties fronting Sandlewood Street and including 62 Doiron Drive; then south along the property lines separating properties on Doiron Drive and Kenwood Circle; then east along the south property lines of properties fronting Commonwealth Avenue to Lower Malpeque Road; then along Lower Malpeque Road to Capital Drive; then along Capital Drive to where it intersects with Ellens Creek; then along the shore of Ellens Creek (behind properties fronting on Scott Street) to where it intersects with Beach Grove Road; then along the shore of North River (including Poplar Island) to the intersection of the North River and the northern boundary of the City of Charlottetown or to the point of commencement. 
Ward 8 boundary description

The electoral ward is bounded as follows: Commencing at the intersection of the Royalty Road and the northern boundary of the City of Charlottetown; then along the northern boundary of the City to Sleepy Hollow Road; then along Sleepy Hollow Road to Lower Malpeque Road; then along Lower Malpeque Road to the northern boundary of the City; then along the northern boundary of the City to Brackley Point Road; then along Brackley Point Road to the Charlottetown Perimeter Highway; then along the Charlottetown Perimeter Highway to Mount Edward Road; then along Mount Edward Road to the back entrance to the Charlottetown Mall; then along the main driveway through the Charlottetown Mall to University Avenue; then along University Avenue to Capital Drive; then along Capital Drive to Lower Malpeque Road; then along Lower Malpeque Road to the rear property line of 2 Commonwealth Avenue; then west along the south property lines of properties fronting Commonwealth Avenue; then north along the property lines separating properties on Doiron Drive and Kenwood Circle to the north property line of 62 Doiron Drive; then west along the north property lines of properties fronting Sandlewood Street and continuing along the north property line of 188 Upton Road to Upton Road; then along Upton Road to Royalty Road; then along Royalty Road to the intersection of the northern boundary of the City of Charlottetown or to the point of commencement. 

Ward 9 boundary description

The electoral ward is bounded as follows: Commencing at the intersection of St Peters Road and Brackley Point Road; then along Brackley Point Road to the northern boundary of the City of Charlottetown; then along the northern boundary of the City to St Peters Road; then along St Peters Road to the intersection of St Peters Road and Brackley Point Road or to the point of commencement. 

Ward 10 boundary description

The electoral ward is bounded as follows: Commencing at the intersection of Riverside Drive and the Belvedere Golf Course stream; then along Riverside Drive to St Peters Road; then along St Peters Road to the eastern boundary of the City of Charlottetown; then along the eastern boundary of the City to the shore of the Hillsborough River; then along the shore of the Hillsborough River to the intersection of Riverside Drive and the Belvedere Golf Course stream or to the point of commencement.