Elections Information

Breakdown For The 2022 Election

Date Description
Monday, May 2, 2022 The first day to file a nomination paper for the offices of Mayor, Councillor and School Board Trustee

  • Once the nomination paper is filed with the City Clerk, the candidate can start raising and spending money on their campaign
  • Preliminary spending limit provided to candidates
  • Preliminary contribution limit provided to candidates running for Mayor and Councillor (does not apply to School Board Trustee candidates)

The first day to file a notice of registration as a third party advertiser

  • A third-party advertiser cannot raise or spend money on their campaign, nor begin advertising until their registration is certified by the City Clerk
  • Preliminary spending limit provided to third party advertiser upon certification
Friday, July 29 at 2 pm

Deadline for candidates to:

  • File a nomination
  • Withdraw a nomination
  • Change office
Monday, August 1  Last day for the City Clerk to certify candidate nomination papers


Election Information Resources:

Resource Description
Elections.ca – Electoral Districts Elections Canada is a great source for information pertaining to all of the rules and regulations surrounding elections whether you are participating or running.
Carleton.ca – The Essential Guide to Beling Elected Carleton University released this guide to help women run for office. It provides information on topics such as the distinction between provincial and federal elections, to electability strategies for female politicians.
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