2022 Municipal Election

Municipal Election Day is Monday, October 24, 2022
The Offices for which persons may be nominated are:
Mayor: One (1) to be elected
Councillors: Four (4) to be elected


DO YOU HAVE WHAT IT TAKES TO RUN FOR COUNCIL? 
Connect with your community and be a voice.
Pick up your package at your municipality.  Nominations are due on August 19th by 2pm

 

 

 

 

 


Are you on the voter list?

To ensure you are on the voters’ list for municipal and school board elections, you may visit https://voterlookup.ca/home.aspx

This site lets you confirm, update and add your name to the voters' list for municipal elections. This site from the Municipal Property Assessment Corporation (MPAC).


NOTICE OF NOMINATIONS

NOMINATION PACKAGES
Are you thinking of running for the 2022 Municipal Election?

Nomination Packages are available for pick up at the Municipal Office
and contain all the information you will need to get started!
Still have questions?  Give us a call

NOMINATION PROCESS
To run for the office of Mayor or Councillor  for the 2022 Municipal Election you must file a nomination paper in person and pay the required filing fee.

Candidates who are qualified to file a nomination must complete the prescribed Nomination Paper - Form 1 together with the required filing fee.

The required filing fee is $200 for the Office of the Mayor or $100 for all other offices.

Payment is accepted in the form of cash, or CERTIFIED Cheque payable to the Township of Ryerson.

Until you file a nomination paper, you cannot raise or spend any money on your campaign.
Are you thinking of running for the 2022 Municipal Election?

Qualifications for members of Council are set out in Section 256 of the Municipal Act, 2001 and Section 17 of the Municipal Elections Act, 1996. In order to run for office in the Township of Ryerson, a person must be:

• A Canadian citizen;
• At least 18 years old;
• A resident of the Township of Ryerson or the owner or tenant of land here, or the spouse of such owner or tenant, and
• Who is not disqualified by any legislation from holding office.

The following are ineligible to be elected as Members of Council:

  • Any person not eligible to vote in the Municipality;
  • An employee of a Municipality unless he or she takes an unpaid leave of absence before being nominated, and resigns, if elected for office;
  • A judge of any court;
  • A member of the Legislative Assembly of Ontario, a Senator, or a Member of the House of Commons;
  • A inmate of a penal or correctional institution under sentence of imprisonment; and
  • A person who by reason of any violations of the election campaign financial requirements or violations for not filling the financial statements pursuant to the Municipality Elections Act, 1996.

 


ELECTION DATES:

IMPORTANT DATES

Nomination start date: May 2, 2022
Nomination end date: August 19, 2022 at 2:00 p.m.
Election Day: October 24, 2022 from 8:30 a.m. to 8:00 p.m.
New term of Council begins: November 15, 2022

 


ADDITIONAL SOURCES OF INFORMATION:

Vote By Mail Policies and Procedures

Municipal Elections Act 
Conflict of interest Act 
Municipal Act 
AMO Municipal Elections