Located south of the City of Barrie, the Township of Essa is situated within the County of Simcoe. It has a population of 21,083 (2016).
The township’s council is comprised of a mayor, deputy mayor and three councillors.
Two-term Mayor Terry Dowdall is not seeking re-election, leaving the top spot open for David Guergis or Sandie Macdonald.
Sandie Macdonald (elected)
Michael Smith (elected)
Keith White (incumbent) (elected)
Henry Sander (elected)
Ward 3- Acclaimed
Ron Henderson (incumbent) (acclaimed)
Kellie Leitch (Conservative Party of Canada) – Simcoe-Grey
Jim Wilson (Progressive Conservative) – Simcoe-Grey