Information for Candidates

The Candidate Nomination period for Haldimand County’s 2022 Municipal Election is from Monday, May 2 to Friday, August 19 at 2:00 p.m.

Election Day is Monday, October 24, 2022!

The prescribed nomination forms may be obtained and filed at the Clerk’s Office, Haldimand County Administration Building, 53 Thorburn Street South, during the following times:

  • During normal working hours of the Clerk’s Office, Monday to Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. from May 2, 2022 to August 18, 2022;
    From 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. on Nomination Day – August 19, 2022.

The nomination shall:

  1. Be in the prescribed form and signed by the person being nominated;
  2. Be accompanied by the prescribed filing fee of $200.00 for the office of Mayor and $100.00 for all other offices. This fee shall be paid in cash, certified cheque, money order, debit, Visa or Mastercard.

If you choose to run for municipal office in Haldimand County, you’ll need to complete the forms below.

Spending and Campaign Limits will be updated when information becomes available.

Please review the guidelines and requirements for election signs in accordance to the County’s Sign By-law 1064/10.

Procedures for the Use of Optical Scan Vote Tabulators will be updated once information becomes available.

The Association of Municipalities of Ontario (AMO) has prepared an online course Lead Where You Live: A guide on running for municipal council to help individuals better understand what being a member of Council brings, specifically the responsibilities, limits, and dynamics of governing.