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2018 Election List of Candidates

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Below is a list of Candidates who have filed a nomination for the 2018 Town of Essex Municipal Election. As of July 30, 2018, this list has been certified by the Town of Essex Clerk. The following persons have filed all necessary papers, declarations and fees. These persons are qualified and their Nominations satisfy the requirements of the Municipal Elections Act.


  • Rob Shepley
    Address: 65 Talbot Street South, Essex
    Campaign Phone: 519-791-1999
    Email: shepley4mayor@gmail.com
  • Larry Snively
    Address: 4739 4th Concession, Harrow
    Campaign Phone: 519-738-2082
    Cell Phone: 226-787-1782
    Email: snivelyformayor@gmail.com
  • Katie McGuire-Blais
    Address: 213 Brien Avenue West, Essex
    Phone: 519-999-1858
    Email: katieformayor@gmail.com
  • Ron Rogers
    Qualifying Address: 157 Adelaide Street, Colchester
    Campaign Phone: 519-738-3838
    Cell Phone: 519-984-5783
    Email: crview@cogeco.ca

Deputy Mayor

Ward 1

Ward 2

Ward 3

  • Steve Bjorkman
    Address: 240 Ferris Avenue
    Campaign Phone: 226-345-5537
    Email: bjorkmanstephen@gmail.com
  • Chris Vander Doelen
    Address: 4275 Arner Town Line, RR #2, Harrow
    Campaign Phone: 226-479-6278
    Email: doelen46@gmail.com
  • Rodney Hammond
    Address: 43 King Street, Harrow
    Campaign Phone: 519-981-4268
    Email: votehammond@gmail.com

Ward 4

School Board Trustee Candidates

Greater Essex County District School Board (English Public)

Windsor Essex Catholic District School Board (English Separate)

Conseil scolaire catholique Providence (French Separate)

  • Didier Marotte (position acclaimed)
    Address: 82 Rankin Avenue, Amherstburg
    Campaign Phone: 519-564-3945
    Email: didier@ccfwek.org

Conseil scolaire Viamonde (French Public)