We know elections. We regularly assist clients with election finance issues; the use of electronic vote tabulators and e-Poll Books; applications for judicial recounts; contested elections and Election Act matters generally. We represented Elections Ontario during the 2014 and 2018 General Elections and provided general advice with respect to the Election Act. Some of our recent representative work includes:
With more than 30 years of election law experience, James Ayres leads this practice. As part of their elections practice, James and Scott advise Elections Ontario, municipal clerks, and, when appropriate, candidates with election matters generally.
In addition, James is the former chair of the City of Toronto’s Compliance Audit Committee having been appointed by the Council for the City of Toronto pursuant to the Municipal Elections Act. James’ term as chair ended on November 30, 2018. Over the years, James has advised an array of clients on municipal, provincial and federal election matters. Select representative work includes: