Candidate Information

Term of Office

The 2022 Municipal Election will be conducted for a term of office beginning November 15, 2022, until November 14, 2026.

People interested in running for office should be aware that nominations can be filed during regular office hours from May 2, 2022, to August 18, 2022, and on Nomination Day, August 19, 2022, nominations may be filed between 9:00 am and 2:00 pm.


Nomination Process - Nominations are now closed

Candidates are required to obtain 25 endorsement signatures from eligible electors and submitted at the time a candidate files his/her nomination paper.  A person providing an endorsement must be eligible to vote for the office on the day that the person endorses the nomination and sign a declaration form stating such. School Board Trustees do not require 25 endorsement signatures.

Individuals will be permitted to endorse more than one nomination..

For more information, please e-mail ckelection@chatham-kent.ca.


Candidate Information Session

Judy Smith, Clerk/Returning Officer, hosted a virtual meeting on Thursday, June 9th at 6:00 pm via Zoom.

View the Presentation


Offices Available for Nomination


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