2022 Municipal Election - Filing of Nominations and Candidate Campaigns

Posted on Tuesday April 12, 2022

The “Municipal Elections Act, 1996”, as amended, provides that every eligible person who proposes to be a candidate in the 2022 Municipal Election to be held on Monday, October 24, 2022 shall file a Nomination Paper with the Municipal Clerk.

Nomination period opens on Monday, May 2, 2022 and closes on Friday, August 19, 2022 at 2p.m.

The “Municipal Elections Act” further provides that a candidate’s election campaign period for any of the following offices begins on the day they file a nomination for the office. No contributions shall be made to or accepted by or on behalf of the candidate, and no expenses may be incurred by or on behalf of a candidate prior to filing the prescribed Nomination Form with the Clerk. Money, goods and services given to and accepted by or on behalf of a person for their election campaign are contributions. 

Take Notice that nominations will be received by the Clerk responsible for their Municipal Election to be held on Monday, October 24, 2022 for the Offices of:

  • Regional Chair
  • Regional Councillor for Cambridge, Kitchener or Waterloo
  • Mayor
  • Ward Councillor
  • Waterloo Region District School Board
  • Waterloo Catholic District School Board
  • Contact your area Municipal Clerk for more information about the French language school boards.

Nominations for the Office of Regional Chair or Regional Councillor, Regional Municipality of Waterloo must be filed in the Office of the Regional Clerk, 150 Frederick Street, Kitchener, Ontario.

Nomination Procedure:

  1. The prescribed Nomination Form may be obtained and filed in the Office of the Clerk:

          a)  On any day from May 2, 2022 to August 19, 2022 when the Clerk’s Office is open (contact for office hours);

          b)  No later than Nomination Day, Friday, August 19, 2022 during the hours of 9:00 a.m. until 2:00 p.m.

        2. The Nomination Paper shall be accompanied by a filing fee in cash, debit (if available), certified cheque or money order payable to the municipality in the amount of:

          a)  $200.00 for the office of the Regional Chair or Mayor

          b)  $100.00 for any other office

        3.  The onus is on the candidate for election to an office to file a bona fide Nomination Paper.

For further information, visit https://www.wrvotes.com or contact:

Tim Brubacher

Deputy Clerk

Returning Officer


Region of Waterloo

(519) 575-4410



Ashley Sage

Municipal Clerk

Returning Officer


Township of North Dumfries

(519) 632-8800 ext.122


Grace Kosch

Municipal Clerk

Returning Officer


Township of Wellesley

(519) 699-3946


Dawn Mittelholtz

Municipal Clerk

Returning Officer

Township of Wilmot


(519) 634-8444 ext. 9230



Jeff Smith

Municipal Clerk

Returning Officer

Township of Woolwich jsmith@woolwich.ca

(519) 669-6010



Danielle Manton

City Clerk

Returning Officer

City of Cambridge


(519) 623-1340 ext. 4585



Amanda Fusco

City Clerk

Returning Officer

City of Kitchener


519-741-2200 ext. 7809



Julie Finley Scott

City Clerk

Returning Officer

City of Waterloo






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