Council Elections

Resources for 2020 Council Elections, including official results and voter turnout summaries.

Official Results

Official results of PEO's 2020 Council elections.

Voter Turnout

Week-by-week tally of PEO Council elections voter turnout by chapter and region.

PEO Eligible Voter Percentages

Key elections dates:
Eligible Voters Total Votes Cast Vote Percentage
2020 85,732 8,974 10.47%
2019 83,820 10,421 12.43%
2018 81,970 10,806 13.18%
2017 80,621 13,206 16.38%

2020 Candidates

Learn more about the candidates in PEO's 2020 Council Elections.

2020 All Candidate Meetings

Monday January 6, 2020: 5:30 pm – Northern Region (cancelled)6:30 pm – Eastern Region

Tuesday January 7, 2020: 5:30 pm – Western Region, 6:30 pm – East Central Region

Wednesday January 8, 2020: 5:30 pm – West Central Region, 6:30 pm – Vice President

Thursday January 9, 2020: 5:30 pm – President-Elect


Election Resources


Frequently Asked Questions 


Engineering Dimensions article: Animating members to a greater governance role

Testimonial from Past President Annette Bergeron, P.Eng., MBA, FEC:

"Serving as President of Council was a tremendous leadership opportunity. Our Council now needs diversity and I encourage all P.Engs to consider ‘real change’.”


Self-regulation of engineering in Ontario is a privilege - not a right.

By voting in the Council elections, you’re doing your part to ensure that we, as professional engineers, are in a strong position to continue regulating our own profession to protect the public interest and promote the integrity of engineering in Ontario.

In the 2017 Council elections, 16.38 per cent of eligible voters participated.


PEO Council works to ensure that the Professional Engineers Act is updated to reflect changes in the practice of engineering and responds to the evolving needs and expectations of the public. In 2010, the last time the Act was opened, 66 amendments were made with input from Council.



  • Functions as the governing body and board of directors of PEO
  • Provides overall direction for the association and the profession
  • Upholds PEO's duty to protect the public interest
  • Sets and maintains high standards for professional engineering practice
  • Collaborates with government to respond to critical policy issues
  • Recognizes emerging engineering disciplines