Councillor candidates can officially register for the 2018 Municipal and School Boards Election beginning tomorrow


Councillor candidates can officially register for the 2018 Municipal and School Boards Election beginning tomorrow

June 29, 2018


Councillor candidates can officially register for the 2018 Municipal and School Boards Election beginning tomorrow

Released: 8:00 a.m.

Winnipeg, MB – Individuals seeking election as a City Councillor in the 2018 City of Winnipeg Municipal and School Boards Election can officially register beginning tomorrow.

Candidates must register in-person with the Senior Election Official, at the City Clerk’s Department, located on the main floor of the Susan A Thompson Building, 510 Main Street, beginning Saturday, June 30 from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. The office will be closed on Sunday, July 1 and Monday, July 2 for Canada Day, before resuming regular business hours on Tuesday, July 3.

The deadline for registration is 4:30 p.m., on Tuesday, September 18, 2018. All candidates who wish to register must ensure the required information is included with their registration form. The list of requirements can be found in the Campaign Expenses and Contributions Guide.

Candidates must be registered prior to soliciting or collecting any campaign funding, expending any funds on their campaign (such as advertising), or borrowing funds.

The list of candidates will be posted online and updated as registrations are received.

The nomination period for the Offices of Mayor, Councillor, and School Trustee takes place from September 12-18, 2018.

The 2018 City of Winnipeg Municipal and School Boards Election will be held on Wednesday, October 24, 2018.  Eligible voters will have the opportunity to cast ballots for Mayor, Councillors and School Trustees.

For more information visit winnipeg.ca/election2018 or contact 311.

Published at Fri, 29 Jun 2018 10:00:00 -0400