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Municipal Elections

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2022 Municipal and School Board Elections: October 24, 2022

Note: The Candidate and Community Resources below will be revised prior to the May 2, 2022, start of the nomination and registration period.

Key Dates

  • March 31, 2022 – No by-election shall be held after this date.
  • April 3 – Last day for school boards to provide a copy of the report on determination and distribution of trustees.
  • April 30 – Last day for municipalities and school boards to establish rules and procedures regarding the use of municipal and/or board resources during the election campaign period.
  • May 2 – The nomination and registration periods begin.
  • August 19 – Nomination Day, with a deadline of 2 p.m. The last day to register as a candidate. A candidate who wishes to withdraw their nomination must notify the municipal clerk in writing before 2 p.m.
  • October 24 – Voting Day
  • November 15 – New Term of Office commences.
  • January 3, 2023 – End of the election campaign period, which is the last day for candidates and registered third parties to provide written notice, in the prescribed form, of a deficit and the continuation of their campaign period.

Candidate and Community Resources – 2022

Find out what school trustees do, who won the 2018 and 2014 elections, how to become a trustee, how and where to vote, who ran in your ward or region and everything you need to know about school boards at elections.ontarioschooltrustees.org.

Making A Difference: Running for Election as a School Board Trustee

 

The cover of the 2022 Making a Difference Guide

Resources

Ministry of Education Memos

School Board Election Period/Political Activity Protocols

Social Media Use Q&A

OPSBA Draft Template Re: Use of School Board Resources During the Municipal and School Board Election Campaign (Word .doc)

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