Have your say, vote! Algonquin Highlands Municipal and School Board Elections 2022, October 24, 2022.

Key Dates

May 2, 2022 to August 19, 2022

Nomination Period

Nomination Papers for candidates for the 2022 Municipal Election may be filed, by appointment only, during regular business hours (Monday to Friday, 8:30 AM. and 4:30 PM, weekends and statutory holidays excluded).

Note:  Nomination Papers may be filed only from 9:00 AM to 2:00 PM on August 19, 2022 (Nomination Day)

May 2, 2022

Registration – Third Party Advertisers

Registration for Third Party Advertisers commences, by appointment only, during regular business hours (Monday to Friday, 8:30 AM. and 4:30 PM, weekends and statutory holidays excluded).

May 2, 2022 to December 31, 2022

Campaign Period

Begins May 2, 2022 or whenever a candidate files a nomination paper (whichever is later).

July 31, 2022

MPAC to Deliver Preliminary List of Electors

Last day for MPAC to deliver the preliminary list for each local municipality, unless another date earlier than September 1 has been agreed upon.

The Clerk will review and prepare Voters’ List.

August 19, 2022

Nomination Day

Nominations may only be filed between 9:00 AM and 2:00 PM

Withdrawal of Candidate Nomination

Candidates wishing to withdraw nomination must do so, in writing, no later than 2:00 PM

August 22, 2022

Certification of Nomination Papers

Clerk to certify or reject nominations by 4:00 PM

August 24, 2022

Additional Nominations (If Necessary)

If necessary, additional nominations may be filed between 9:00 AM and 2:00 PM, if the number of nominations filed for an office and certified is less than the number of persons to be elected to the office.

A candidate who wishes to withdraw their additional nomination must notify the clerk in writing before 2:00 PM.

August 25, 2022

Certification of Additional Nominations

Any additional nominations to be examined and certified by 4:00 PM

Declare Election/Acclimations

Clerk to post list of Candidates and Acclimations

September 1, 2022

Voters List

Last day for the Clerk to reproduce the voters’ list and determining the revision procedures and Deliver or mail copy of Voters’ List to those identified in MEA, s. 23.

Date to be Determined

Voter Identification Letters Mailed

Voter Identification Letters are printed and mailed to electors for the purposes of casting votes by internet or telephone.

September 1 to October 24, 2022 (close of voting)

Amend Voters’ List – Revision Period

Applications, including acceptable identification as in accordance with the MEA, to make additions, corrections or deletions of own information to the Voters’ List.

A person may submit an application requesting that a deceased person’s name be removed from the voters’ list.

Revision Centre (Municipal Office)

The Revision Centre will be open for eligible electors, during regular office hours (weekends and statutory holidays excluded), from September 1, 2022 to October 21, 2022 and on Monday October 24, 2022 from 8:30 AM to 8:00 PM.

October 14 to October 24, 2022

Voting Assistance Location Open

A voting assistance location will be available for eligible voters to attend to cast their vote electronically if they are not able to do so from their location.  A computer will be sent up to provide for electors to utilize to cast their vote via internet. 

The Voting Assistance location will be located at the Township Office and open for eligible electors, during regular office hours (weekends and statutory holidays excluded), from October 14, 2022 to October 21, 2022 and on Monday October 24 from 8:30 AM to 8:00 PM.

October 21, 2022

Third Party Advertisers

Last day for Third Party Advertisers to file their notice of registration.

October 24, 2022

Voting Day!

Final day that qualified electors may cast their vote up to 8:00 PM.

Unofficial election results will be released after 8:00 PM.

October 25, 2022

Election Results

The Clerk will declare the official election results as soon as possible after Election Day.  

November 15, 2022

Inaugural Meeting of Council

The inaugural Council Meeting for 2022-2026 Term of Council is to be held at 11:00 AM on November 15, 2022.

January 3, 2023

End of election campaign period

March 31, 2023

Deadline for Filing Financial Statements

Candidate and Third Party Financial Reporting must be filed no later than 2:00 PM.

May 1, 2023

Late Candidate and Third Party Financial Reporting

Last day for candidates and registered third parties who missed the deadline to file their financial statements reports (by 2 PM with a $500 late filing fee).

May 2, 2023

Reporting of Financial Statements

The Clerk shall publish the report of which candidates and registered third parties filed a financial statement and to be made available to the public on a website or in another electronic format as soon as possible after this date.