Key Dates

The 2022 Municipal Election will occur on Monday, October 24, 2022.

The Township of Guelph/Eramosa will ‘Vote-By-Mail’ for the third consecutive municipal election.

Key Dates

This list is by no means comprehensive but serves to inform prospective candidates of some of the more important dates for the 2022 Municipal Election.

Date Item
April 21, 2022 Candidate Information Workshop The Clerk’s of Wellington County are organizing a joint Candidate Information Session at the Wellington County Museum and Archives Aboyne Hall.
April 22, 2022 Candidate Packages The Clerk’s Department will endeavour to have candidate packages ready.
May 2, 2022 Nomination and Registration Periods Begin Candidates who register with the Clerk will be provided a Candidate Package, including a certificate of the applicable interim maximum amount of expenses. Candidates can start incurring expenses once the certificate has been issued.
August 19, 2022 Nomination Day On Nomination Day, nominations may only be filed between 9:00 a.m. and 2:00 p.m.
August 19, 2022 Withdraw Deadline A candidate who wishes to withdraw their nomination must notify the clerk in writing before 2:00 p.m.
August 22, 2022 Clerk Certifies List of Candidates All nominations to be examined and certified by 4 p.m. and declare the candidate(s) elected by acclamation.
September 1, 2022 Voter’s List Reproduction and Revision Period Begins Last day for reproducing the voters’ list and determining the revision procedures. On written request, the Clerk shall provide copies of the voters’ list to those referred to under subsection 23(3) of the Municipal Elections Act. On written request, the Clerk shall provide candidates with a copy of the part of the voters’ list that contains the names of the electors who are entitled to vote for that office. From September 1 until the close of voting on voting day (October 24), a person may submit an application to have their name added to or removed from the voters’ list, or to have their information on the voters’ list amended. From September 1 until the close of voting on voting day (October 24), a person may submit an application requesting that a deceased person’s name be removed from the voters’ list.
September 12, 2022 Election Signs Erected No person shall place an Election Sign, or cause an Election Sign to be placed on any premises until after the issuance of writs for provincial or federal elections, or within six weeks immediately preceding a municipal election. 
September 15, 2022 Interim List of Changes to the Voters’ List The Clerk shall prepare and distribute an interim list of the changes to voters’ list that were approved on or before September 15.