2022 Municipal Election
Municipal and School Board Elections occur every four years in Ontario and the legislation for the conduct of an election are set out in the Municipal Elections Act.
The next regular Municipal Election to elect a Mayor, a Deputy Mayor and Five (5) at-large Councillors, School Board Trustees and a County of Wellington representative is on October 24, 2022. The new term of Council begins November 15, 2022 and ends after the municipal election in 2026.
The nomination period for candidates opens on May 1, 2022 and nominations may be filed on any day on or after May 1 at a time when the Clerk’s office is open and on Friday August 19, 2022 (Nomination Day) between 9:00 a.m. and 2:00 p.m. Nomination forms must be accompanied by an Endorsement of Nomination signed by 25 individuals who are a Canadian citizen, aged 18 or older and have a qualifying address in the municipality
To run for municipal office, you must be an eligible elector in the Town of Minto. An eligible elector is, on voting day:
• A Canadian Citizen;
• At least 18 years of age at the time you file nomination papers;
• Reside in the Town, or be the owner or tenant of land in the Town, or the spouse of such owner or tenant; and
• Not prohibited from voting under any law.
Vote by Mail - 2022 Election
On June 1, 2021, Council passed By-laws to authorize a vote by mail method of election and the use of tabulators to count the votes. The vote by mail method ensures electors can participate in an environmentally friendly, accessible and convenient method of voting. Due to uncertainty around COVID in October 2022, this method of voting reduces contact.
Dated: February 16, 2022
Annilene McRobb, Returning Officer
519-338-2511 ext 230 or email@example.com