Municipal Election Nomination Period Opens May 2!

Election season is here! 

Municipal Election Nomination Period Opens May 2!

Interested in running in the upcoming Town of Essex Municipal Election? The Candidate Nomination period officially opens on Monday, May 2, 2022.

Candidate Information packages (containing Nomination Forms) can be downloaded from our Election Website or in person at 33 Talbot Street South, Essex during regular business hours.

In order to file your nomination as a candidate, please contact the Clerks Department at 519-776-7336 ext. 2022 to schedule an appointment during regular business hours. Nomination forms may be filed at the Town of Essex Clerk’s department, 33 Talbot Street South, Essex commencing May 2, 2022 during regular business hours (Monday to Friday, 8:30am to 4:30pm).

The last day for accepting nominations will be on Friday, August 19, 2022 from 9:00am to 2:00pm.

Information regarding Nomination for School Board Trustee positions can be found on our dedicated Election Website or by contacting the Clerk’s Department at 519-776-7336 ext. 2022.

Candidates may not campaign, incur campaign expenses or accept contributions until Nominations have been filed.
Candidates may run for the following positions:

  • Mayor (elected at large)
  • Deputy Mayor (elected at large)
  • Ward 1: Two (2) Councillors
  • Ward 2: One (1) Councillor
  • Ward 3: Two (2) Councillors
  • Ward 4: One (1) Councillor

For more information, visit the dedicated Town of Essex Election Website.

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