2022 Municipal Election

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The next municipal election will be held Monday, October 24, 2022.

The previous municipal election was held on October 22, 2018. Under the Municipal Elections Act, the four-year term of office for the current council and school board trustees began December 1, 2018, and ends November 14, 2022. 

Offices to be Elected

The 2022 Municipal Election is being held for the following offices in Middlesex Centre:

  • Mayor (1) – elected at large
  • Deputy Mayor (1) – elected at large
  • Ward Councillors (5) – 1 elected per ward

In addition, voters will elect school board trustees based on the school board they support.

Middlesex Centre Ward Map
Registered Candidates
Name Office Address Contact Details Filing Date
Aina DeViet Mayor 9562 Melrose Dr. 519-200-7897 May 2, 2022
John Brennan Deputy Mayor 1382 Medway Rd. 519-860-8575  May 2, 2022
Jean Coles Ward 1 Councillor PO Box 678 Ilderton Email: ElectJeanColes@gmail.com

 

Website: www.JeanColes.ca

May 2, 2022
Wayne Shipley Ward 2 Councillor 15316 Medway Rd. Email: Shipley455gs@gmail.com May 6, 2022
Hugh Aerts Ward 3 Councillor 10586 Charlton Dr. 519-902-0542 May 13, 2022
Sue Cates Ward 4 Councillor 101 Simcoe Ave. Email: suecates@yahoo.ca May 3, 2022
Frank Berze Ward 5 Councillor 28 Millmanor Place Email: fberze@gmail.com May 27, 2022
Brad Scott Ward 5 Councillor 183 Harris Rd. Email: bradscottward5@gmail.com May 27, 2022

 

Withdrawn Nominations

No nominations have been withdrawn at this time.

Who can Vote

Eligibility to vote in a municipal election is based on the requirements of the Municipal Elections Act.

Any person is entitled to vote who, on the day of the election, is:

  • 18 years of age or older;
  • a Canadian citizen; and
  • a resident of the municipality, or a non-resident owner or tenant of land located in the municipality, or the spouse of an owner or tenant of land located in the municipality; and
  • not legally prohibited from voting.
Confirming your Information on the Voters List

By logging into voterlookup.ca, eligible electors can:

  • confirm or update their electoral information,
  • add an elector name to an address, and
  • change school support.

voterlookup.ca is easy to use. To log in, all you need is your property address or assessment roll number and your full name and date of birth. 

You can also call the Voter Lookup Contact Centre at 1-866-296-6722.  

The Voter Look-up site is owned and managed by the Municipal Property Assessment Corporation (MPAC).

Voting Method for 2022

Municipality of Middlesex Centre Council approved the use of telephone and electronic voting for 2022, the same format as used by Middlesex Centre in 2018.

More information on how to vote will be provided closer to the election.

Important Dates for the 2022 Election

Nomination Period for Candidates:

  • May 2, 2022 to August 18, 2022 (8:30am to 4:30pm Mon-Fri, excl. holidays); and
  • Nomination Day: Friday, August 19, 2022 (9:00am to 2:00pm)


Third-Party Advertising Registration Period:

  • May 2, 2022 to October 21, 2022 (8:30am to 4:30pm)


"Lame Duck" Period (If Applicable):

Related to the Municipal Election - Section 275 of the Municipal Act, 2001 states that if less than 75% of incumbent councillors seek re-election, the Council for a municipality is restricted from passing any by-law that allocates spending of more than $50,000.00 or creates a liability for the municipality greater than $50,000. This is known as a "lame duck" council.

  • August 19, 2022 at 2pm to November 14, 2022 at 11:59pm


Preliminary List of Electors Released to the Public:

  • September 1, 2022


Voting Period for Electors:

  • Advanced Voting Period: Monday, October 17, to Sunday, October 23, 2022
  • Election Day: Monday, October 24, 2022


Term of New Council:

  • November 15, 2022 to November 14, 2026


Ending of Campaigns:

  • Last date for any candidate and third-party campaigning: January 3, 2023
  • Candidate and Third-Party Financial Reporting Deadline: March 31, 2023 at 2:00pm
  • Late Candidate and Third-Party Financial Reporting (subject to $500 late filing fee): May 1, 2023 at 2:00pm
Considering Running for Council?

Resources that may be of interest if you are considering running for council:

  • The Ministry of Municipal Affairs and Housing has prepared Election Guides for Candidates and Third-Party Advertisers.
  • The Ministry of Municipal Affairs and Housing hosted a Candidate Information Session on April 4, 2022. If you missed the session you can review the presentation slides or watch it on YouTube.
  • The Association of Ontario Municipalities is a great resource for prospective candidates. AMO has a number of resources on how local government works and what it is like to serve on a municipal council. 

If you are ready to move forward, see the information for candidates section below.

Information for Candidates and Third-Party Advertisers

If you are interested in running for Council or participating as a third-party advertiser, please visit:

Information for Candidates and Third-Party Advertisers

 

Resources

Province of Ontario Resources:

Middlesex Centre Resources:

Other Resources:

Check back for updates as the election approaches.

 

For Questions Contact: