2022 Municipal Elections

Municipal elections are being held in the Town of Spanish on MONDAY, OCTOBER 24, 2022.

You may vote in person at the Municipal Office, 8 Trunk Road, Spanish, between the hours of 10:00 am and 8:00pm on MONDAY, OCTOBER 24, 2022.  Be sure to bring identification with you.  You must also confirm that you are on the Voter’s List.  The Voter’s List is available for inspection at the Municipal Office during regular office hours.

An alternative to in-person voting, is mail-in voting.  You may complete Application for Mail-in kit – 2022 and return to the municipal office.  Be sure to get your application in early!

Contact the municipal office if have any questions or concerns.

Official List of Certified Candidates – August 22, 2022

Are you thinking of running for Council in the 2022 Municipal Election?  The Ministry of Municipal Affairs and Housing provides an up-to-date municipal councillor’s guide on the Ministry’s website.

MUNICIPAL ELECTION DAY – October 24, 2022

Nominations for the positions listed below must be made on the prescribed form available at the municipal Clerk’s Office.  Nomination papers must be filed, either in person or by your agent, with the Returning Officer during normal office hours between the first business day of May in 2022 to Thursday, August 18, 2022, and between 9:00 a.m. and 2:00 p.m. on Friday, August 19, 2022 (Nomination Day).

The required fee for a Member of Council is $100.00 and the required fee for Head of Council is $200.00.  The required fee shall be in the form of cash, cheque, money order or debit, and must accompany the signed forms.  A nomination paper must be certified by the Municipal Clerk before such person becomes a candidate for office.  A nomination paper must be filed prior to accepting campaign contributions or incurring expenses.

You are entitled to be an elector and to run for office if you are not disqualified by any Act or Law and if on voting day you are:

  1. a resident of the municipality; or,
  2. a non-resident who is an owner or tenant in the municipality or the spouse of or same sex partner of such an owner or tenant; and,
  3. a Canadian citizen; and,
  4. of the full age of 18 years

Municipal Offices for Which Persons May Be Nominated:

Mayor (1)                                Councillor (4)

School Board Trustees (English, French, Public and Separate School Boards) – More Information will be Forthcoming

Pam Lortie, Returning Officer