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The next Municipal Election will be held on Monday, October 24, 2022.

Key Dates

Nomination Period: May 2, 2022 to August 19, 2022

Between May 2, 2022 to August 18, 2022, nomination papers can be filed during regular municipal office hours 

Nomination Day: August 19, 2022

On Nomination Day, nomination papers can be filed between 9:00 a.m. and 2:00 p.m.


The last Municipal & School Board Election was held on October 22, 2018 and under the Municipal Elections Act, the four-year term of office for the current council and school board trustees began December 1, 2018, and will end November 14, 2022. 

If you plan on running for Municipal office we have put together the following information: 

  • Candidate must be a resident of the municipality or a non-resident owner or tenant of land in the municipality or the spouse of such non-resident owner or tenant;
  • a Canadian citizen and at least 18 years old;
  • not legally prohibited from voting;  and not disqualified by any legislation from holding municipal office.

The endorsement signatures requirement does not apply to the Municipality of Powassan, as we do not have more than 4000 electors.

In municipal elections in Ontario, candidates are not elected to represent a political party. 

Nomination Package includes the following forms that can be downloaded here or a package can be picked up at the Municipal office.

Notice of Nomination of Office

Candidates Guide for Ontario Municipal and School Board Elections 2022

Nomination Form 1

Nomination Endorsement Form 2

Declaration of Identity - Form 9

Consent to Release Personal Information

2022 Municipal Election Procedures and Timetable

Estimated Maximum Campaign Expense Amounts

Municipal By-Laws: 2022-082022-062008-232015-31

Municipality of Powassan Council Code of Conduct

You can find all of the forms needed here.

You can find more information on being a Municipal Councillor in the Ontario Municipal Councillor's Guide

Third Party Advertisers Guide 2022

Voters' Guide 2022