Counting Votes & Shaping Futures: Witness the Annual Warden's Election Unfold in Elgin County

For Immediate Release
December 1, 2023

Central Elgin, ON – Elgin County Council’s Annual Warden’s Election will be held on Tuesday, December 5th, at 7:00 p.m. in the Elgin County Council Chambers.

The current Warden of Elgin, Ed Ketchabaw, and Deputy Warden, Grant Jones, have announced their candidacy for the 2024 Warden of the County of Elgin. Both of these individuals and any additional candidates seeking the esteemed position will be provided with the opportunity to address their fellow Council members about their visions and aspirations as Warden.

Upon completion of addresses to Council, the official election by secret ballot will occur. Once a candidate has won by a majority of votes, the successful candidate will be announced, and a motion to elect this individual will occur.

You are invited to either attend in person or online through our Facebook Live Stream at

Elgin County Administration Building
450 Sunset Drive, St. Thomas
Elgin County Council Chambers
December 5th @ 7:00 p.m.

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For additional information, please contact:

Jenna Fentie
Manager of Administrative Services/Deputy Clerk
519-631-1460 ext. 156

Victoria Day Closure 2024
Easter Holiday Closure Notice
Family Day Closure Notice
Graphic to indicate holiday closures at Elgin County Facilities. The Elgin County Administration Building, Provincial Offences Administration Building, and Elgin County Heritage Centre will be closed on Friday, December 23rd at noon. Regular business hours will resume on Tuesday, January 2nd, 2024.