Are you registered to vote in the 2022 Ontario Municipal and School Board Elections on October 24?

To make sure you are on the list, and that all your information is accurate, visit


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 Township of James.

Who can be a candidate?

  • A candidate must be a resident of the municipality or a non-resident owner or tenant of land in the municipality or the spouse of such non-resident owner or tenant;
  • A Canadian citizen and at least 18 years old
  • Not legally prohibited from voting; and not disqualified by any legislation from holding municipal office.
  • Pay a fee of $100 ($200 for mayor)

More information, including forms and documents, will be available in early 2022.

Have you moved or changed your address within Ontario in the last four years? To make sure you’re on the list to vote in the 2022 Municipal and School Board Elections on October 24, visit and check that your information is accurate. Here, you can also easily make updates for yourself and those in your household

Information on this page will be updated as it becomes available.

The Municipal Property Assessment Corporation (MPAC) is responsible for collecting the information of residents in Ontario (name, date of birth, citizenship and school support) in order to create a Preliminary List of Electors for municipal and school board elections. Municipalities will use the Preliminary List of Electors to prepare their Voters Lists for the 2022 Municipal and School Board Elections.

One of the ways MPAC collects this information is through Here, Ontarians can add their name and the names of other members of their household to a secure database and confirm or update their information.

This helps ensure that each municipality has the most accurate information possible for the 2022 Municipal and School Board Elections.

Take a few minutes to verify your information at and encourage your friends and family to do the same.