2022 Municipal Election

Municipal Elections in Ontario are held every four years on the fourth Monday of October. The next municipal election will be held on Monday, October 24, 2022 with the next term of office set to begin on Tuesday, November 15, 2022.

Electronic Voting

Highlands East will be using Internet/Telephone voting to collect and tabulate votes.

Unofficial List of Filed Nominations

Burton, Dave

1023 Earle’s Road, Wilberforce


Councillor, Ward 3 (Glamorgan)
Ryall, Cecil 1045 Bulrush Trail, Gooderham 705-447-3473 ryallbcs@hotmail.com
School Board Trustee, English Public
Brohman, Gary

1155 Grass Lake Road, Haliburton


School Board Trustee, English Separate - Algonquin & Lakeshore Catholic District

School Board


McEnery, Peter

126 Bridge St. West, Bancroft


School Board Trustee, French Separate
Charron, Michel 4671 Sand Road, Verona 613-328-1550 lechim79@hotmail.com
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Information for Voters

Important information for voting electronically in Highlands East including offices to elect and how to find out if you are on the voters' list.

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Information for Candidates

Everything a candidate needs to run in the Municipal and School Board elections including forms, resources and frequently asked questions.

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Information for Third Party Advertisers

Resources for advertisers, broadcasters and publishers that are not political parties, candidates or constituency associations.

Key Election Dates

Monday, May 2, 2022

  • First day to file a nomination paper for the offices of Mayor, Councillor and School Board Trustee.
    • once the nomination paper is filed with the Municipal Clerk, the candidate can start raising and spending money on their campaign
    • preliminary spending limit provided to candidates
    • preliminary contribution limit provided to candidates running for Mayor and Councillor (does not apply to School Board Trustee candidates)
  • First day to file a notice of registration as a third party advertiser
    • a third party advertiser cannot raise or spend money on their campaign, nor begin advertising, until their registration is certified by the Municipal Clerk
    • preliminary spending limit provided to third party advertiser upon certification

Friday, August 19, 2022 at 2:00 p.m.

  • Deadline for candidates to:
    • file a nomination
    • withdraw a nomination
    • change office

Monday, August 22, 2022

  • Last day for the Municipal Clerk to certify candidate nomination papers.

Thursday, September 1, 2022

  • Voters’ List is made available to candidates.

Friday, September 23, 2022

  • Final spending limits provided to candidates and registered third party advertisers.
  • Final self-contribution limit provided to candidates running for Mayor and Councillor (does not apply to School Board Trustee candidates).

Friday, October 21, 2022

  • Last day to register as a third party advertiser.

Monday, October 24, 2022

  • Election day.

Tuesday, November 15, 2022

  • New term of office begins.

Tuesday, January 3, 2023

  • End of campaign period for candidates and third party advertisers.
  • Last day to file a Notice of Extension, Form 6, to continue campaigning to erase a deficit.

Friday, March 31, 2023 at 2:00 p.m.

  • Deadline for candidates and third party advertisers to file the initial financial statement.

Friday, June 30, 2023

  • End of extended campaign period.

Friday, September 29, 2023 at 2:00 p.m.

  • Deadline for candidates and third party advertisers to file the supplementary financial statement (applies only to those who extended their campaign period).