Candidate nomination period in Georgina opens May 2

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Calling all candidates. Thinking of running for municipal office? The nomination period for the 2022 Municipal Election begins May 2 and will remain open until Aug. 19, 2022 at 2 p.m.   

The Clerk’s Division will be accepting nominations for the positions of Mayor, one Regional Councillor, five Ward Councillors, trustees for the York Region District School Board and York Catholic District School Board, and trustees for the two French-language school boards.

Anyone considering being a candidate is asked to make an appointment with the Clerk’s Office. To schedule an appointment, call the Clerk’s Division 905-476-4301 or email clerks@georgina.ca.

More information for anyone thinking of running in the 2022 municipal election, including candidate qualifications and requirements for filing nominations, as well as information for third-party advertisers, is available at georgina.ca/Election2022.

The Town will post the names of registered candidates on the election webpage. The list of candidates will be updated regularly throughout the nomination process.

For the first time, the Town will use online voting along with tabulators for the municipal election. Online voting will be available from Oct. 8 to Oct. 23. In-person voting using tabulators will be available on select dates and times for the advance voting period, and on Voting Day, Oct. 24, 2022.

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