Elections Key Dates>
Both electors and candidates should note these important dates for the 2022 Municipal and School Board Elections.
Nomination forms may be filed by candidates prior to Nomination Day, at any time when the Clerk's Office is open, Monday to Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. On Nomination Day, August 19, 2022 nomination forms may be filed 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.
The Campaign period begins once a candidate has filed a nomination form, and ends on December 31, 2022. Alternative time periods in effect if the candidate withdraws the nomination, the Clerk rejects the nomination, or the candidate extends his/her campaign and is continuing to campaign to erase a deficit.
A main-in enumeration will be conducted by the Municipal Property Assessment Corporation (MPAC). Eligible voters are encouraged to check the Voters' List at VoterLookup.ca
The Clerk shall make the list of voters available for election purposes only.
Note: Public viewing of the Voters' List will be supervised in order to protect personal information.
An individual may make a written application to the Clerk requesting that their name be added, removed or corrected. The application must be approved by the Clerk or her designate.
Last day for filing nominations. Nomination forms filed on this date may only be filed at the Clerk's Office between 9:00 a.m. and 2:00 p.m.
The Clerk shall certify filed nomination forms before 4:00 p.m.
The Clerk shall, immediately after 4:00 p.m. declare any acclaimed eligible candidates to be duly elected.
The Clerk shall issue the certificate of maximum campaign spending limits to all certified candidates.
Advanced voting is for a ten day period before Voting Day, online or by phone.
Voting is open from 10:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. online or by phone.
The Clerk shall, as soon as possible after Voting Day, declare the candidate who received the highest number of votes for each office to be elected.
The elected members shall take the declaration of office prior to taking his or her seat. The term of office commences once the declaration of office has been taken.
Candidates may not raise funds or incur expenditures beyond this day, unless the candidate is continuing his or her campaign to erase a deficit and has filed the appropriate documentation to do so.
Candidates, if in a deficit, may extend their campaign period by submitting a Form 6 (extension of campaign period form) to the Clerk no later than 4:30 p.m on December 31, 2022.
This is the final date by which all nominated candidates must file their financial statement. The statement covers the period from the day the candidate filed their nomination paper until December 31, 2022.
City of Kenora
1 Main Street South
Kenora, ON P9N 3X2
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