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2022 Municipal Election

By-Election Calendar: City Council and SDML Board of Trustees

Official Election Date:
October 26, 2022

Accepting Mayoral Nominations:
May 1, 2022 - September 20, 2022

Accepting Councillor and School Trustee Nominations:
June 30, 2022 - September 20, 2022

Nomination Drop-off

Prospective municipal election and Board of Trustees candidates must register with the Senior Election Official (SEO) during the registration period before they may begin to accept contributions, incur expenses, fundraise or borrow money for their campaign.

Contact the Senior Election Official at 204-679-4848 or email to schedule an appointment in order to pick up or drop off nomination papers. All appointments take place at City Hall during regular business hours (8:30 am - 4:30 pm).

The nomination deadline is September 20, 2022, at 4:00 pm.

A nomination must be submitted in writing, including at least 25 voter signatures, or 1% of the local voter base, and include a declaration of qualification.

Eligible Voters

Residents are eligible to vote if they are Canadian citizens 18 years of age or older, and have either resided or owned property within the City of Thompson for at least six months on Election Day.

Students attending university outside of the City who intend to return home after their current term are also eligible voters.

Local residents with no fixed address are also eligible voters, such as those who live at a local shelter, hostel, or similar social institution.

If you want to add your name to the voter list, or to change their information, should contact the Senior Election Official.

More Information

Association of Manitoba Municipalities 2022 Elections Resource Guide

AMM has an information hub for prospective and returning candidates including the Municipal Candidates handbook, legislation like the Municipal Act, and other essential reading for candidates and the general public.

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