2022 Municipal Election

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Please be advised that the 2022 GENERAL MUNICIPAL ELECTION will be held on Wednesday, October 26, 2022. 
 
Voting dates and locations:

RM of Lac du Bonnet Election day voting:

Date: Wednesday, October 26th
Location: Lac du Bonnet Legion, 45 McArthur Ave.
Time: 8 a.m. to 8 p.m.
 
RM of Lac du Bonnet advance polls: (subject to change)

Date: Sunday, Oct. 2, 2022
Location: RM of Lac du Bonnet office
Time: 8 a.m. to 8 p.m.

Date: Thursday, Oct. 6, 2022
Location: Lac du Bonnet Legion, 45 McArthur Ave.
Time: 8 a.m. to 8 p.m.

Date: Sunday, Oct. 16, 2022
Location: RM of Lac du Bonnet office
Time: 8 a.m. to 8 p.m.

Who can vote?
 
Eligibility of resident (primary residence):
1. A Canadian citizen and 18 years of age as of October 26, 2022
2. A resident of the municipality/town on Election Day, and has been so for at least 6 months before Election Day (April 26, 2022)
 
Eligibility on non-resident:
1. A Canadian citizen and 18 years of age as of October 26, 2022
2. Is a registered owner (name on land title) of land in the municipality/town on Election Day, and has been so for at least 6 month before election day (April 24, 2018)
3. A maximum of two non-resident voters per property are permitted to vote in a municipal election.  In order to be included on the voters list, each voter must obtain written consent from a majority of the registered landowners, and file with the SEO.  If the SEO does not receive the consent form from a non-resident voter that owns property with more than two other property owners, the voter must not be included on the voters list. (Form #3)
 
Eligibility of Company Owned Property:
If the registered owner of a property is only listed as a company, the owner of the company is not eligible to vote, unless the owner is a permanent resident of the municipality/town.

See here for detailed FAQ regarding voting requirements and methods: Province of Manitoba Municipal and School Board Elections Frequently Asked Questions.

Candidate information
 
Candidate Registration period:
 
Reeve:  May 1, 2022 – September 20, 2022
Councillors:  June 30, 2022 – September 20, 2022

Campaign period:

Reeve: May 1, 2022 to March 31, 2023
Councillors: June 30, 2022 to March 31, 2023

Nomination week: 

September 14 to 20

Locations: 

  • Sept. 14 through 16: RM of Lac du Bonnet office, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
  • Sept 19 and 20: Town of Lac du Bonnet office, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Withdrawal deadline:

September 21, 2022

Filing of election finance statements for all candidates: 

No later than 210 days after the election (May 24, 2023)

Resources and forms

Senior Election Officer contact information:

If you have any questions about the election or want to have your name added to the voters list, please contact SEO Lois Byron.
 
Senior Election Officer for Town & RM of Lac du Bonnet

Lois Byron
Box 522 
Lac du Bonnet, MB R0E 1A0
204-345-8481     
byronldb@gmail.com
 
Assistant Senior Election Officer 
 
Beryl Silvester

dbsil@mymts.net

204-345-3694