The 2018 Municipal Elections was held on October 22nd 2018. The Dufferin Board of Trade continued the proud tradition of hosting Election Forums for the municipalities in Dufferin County. In total 74 candidates had put their name forward to seek office in the elections.
Each municipality in Dufferin had an all candidate meet-and-greet forum with the exception of East Garafraxa, where all candidates had been acclaimed. In Orangeville, there was be a moderated Q & A session for candidates seeking Mayor or Deputy Mayor office. DBOT encouraged the community to get involved by attending the candidate forums as well as submitting questions online ahead of the Orangeville Forum.