2022 Municipal Election

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Please be advised that the 2022 GENERAL MUNICIPAL ELECTION will be held on Wednesday, October 26, 2022. 


See here for the official notice from the Senior Election Officer.

 
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: Wednesday, Oct. 5, 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.

Candidates

Candidates for Reeve:
  • Loren Schinkel (acclaimed)

Candidates for Councillor:

  • Rob Doyle
  • Jeff Easton
  • Vi Enns-Preston
  • Grant Hein
  • Cindy Kellendonk
  • Greg Mandzuk
  • Michelle Potter
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