Candidates & Third Party Advertisers
Rules, Procedures and Financial Statements for Candidates & Third Party Advertisers in a Municipal Election.
Registered Third Party Advertisers
Important Dates for 2023
January 3, 2023 - End of campaign period for candidates and third-party advertisers. Last day to file a Notice of Extension, Form 6, to continue campaigning to erase a deficit
March 31, 2023 @ 2pm - Deadline for candidates and third-party advertisers to file the initial financial statement
June 30, 2023 - End of extended campaign period
September 29, 2023 @ 2pm - Deadline for candidates and third-party advertisers to file the supplementary financial statement (applies only to those who extended their campaign period)
Important Dates for 2022
May 2 - 1st day for candidates to file a nomination paper for the office of Mayor, Councillor, or School Board Trustee. Also, 1st day for an individual, corporation, or trade union to file a notice of registration as a Third Party Advertiser.
August 19 @ 2pm - Deadline for candidates to file their nomination papers, nomination for a different office or withdrawal of nomination.
August 22 Immediately after 4pm - Acclamations will be announced
September 1 - Voters’ List available to candidates
September 23 - Final spending limits provided to candidates and registered third-party advertiser. Final self-contribution limit provided to candidates running for Mayor and Councilor (does not apply to School Board Trustee candidates)
September 26 - First day that elections signs may be placed
- October 7 - 10 am to 8 pm
- October 8 - 10 am to 5 pm
- October 14 - 10 am to 8 pm
- October 15 -10 am to 5 pm
October 21 @ 4:30pm - Deadline for an individual, corporation, or trade union to file a notice of registration as a third-party advertiser.
October 24 - VOTING DAY from 10am to 8pm
October 27 @11:59pm - All elections signs must be removed