Municipal Election 2022

Chatham-Kent's 2022 municipal election is taking place on October 24, 2022. Due to the pandemic, Chatham-Kent will be putting in place health and safety measures aimed at preventing the spread of COVID-19. Specific information about voting locations, advance polls and how to check if you're on the voters' list will be made available in early 2022.

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Voting Methods

On May 10, 2021, Chatham-Kent Council approved the method of voting for the 2022 municipal election to be a combined method of:

Advance Polls  

  • paper ballots with optical scan vote tabulators, and
  • internet voting

Election Day

  • paper ballots with optical scan vote tabulators only

Candidates

The nomination period for the 2022 election begins May 2 and ends August 19, 2022. Individuals wishing to register as candidates in the 2022 municipal election must ensure their nomination papers are filed within this window and cannot begin their campaign until papers are filed with the Clerk's Office.
More information, including forms and documents, will be made available in early 2022.


Voters' List

If you are a resident, owner or tenant of property in the Municipality of Chatham-Kent, a Canadian citizen and 18 years of age you can vote. Students living in Chatham-Kent while attending school can vote in both the Chatham-Kent municipal election and their 'home' municipality. To confirm if you are on the voters' list and your information is accurate, please visit the voterlookup.ca website.


Key Dates

  • May 2, 2022: First-day candidates can file nomination papers and first-day third-party advertisers can register.
  • August 19, 2022: Last day candidates can file nomination papers, by 2:00 pm.
  • October 21, 2022: Last day third-party advertisers can register.
  • October 24, 2022: Election Day
  • October 25, 2022: Official election results declared
  • November 15, 2022: New term of Council commences


Need more information? Email ckelection@chatham-kent.ca.

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