WHICH WARD AM I IN?
HOW DO I FIND OUT ABOUT CANDIDATES FOR MAYOR, COUNCILLOR AND SCHOOL BOARDS?
A list of all candidates for mayor, councillor and school trustee may be found here:
WHY VOTING MUNICIPALLY IS IMPORTANT
The City is responsible for services including but not limited to:
- All WATER Services
- Library services
- Transit services all city buses
- Police Services
- Family & Child Care & Early Years Services
(Contracted out for a fee to the county
- Affordable Housing
(Contracted out for a fee to the county)
- Local Roads & Infrastructure
- Design & Development of new housing starts
- Parks & Recreation
- Municipal long term care facility
WHERE TO GO IF YOU WANT MORE DETAILED INFORMATION
City of Guelph
Municipal Election 2022
You may also contact the City Clerk’s Office if you prefer to speak to someone.
The City Clerk is the Chief Returning Officer for the Guelph Municipal election and election staff members may be contacted at:
Phone: 519 837 5625
Our Facebook page is:
Published by the
Guelph Wellington Coalition for Social Justice
as a public service September 12, 2022
A GUIDE TO
CITY OF GUELPH MUNICIPAL ELECTION
OCTOBER 24, 2022
- WHAT SERVICES DOES YOUR
HOW YOU MAY VOTE
IF you are already on the voters list you may:
- Vote at one of the advance polls
October 8 to 10, 2022
Advanced voting at City Hall:
- October 8 and 9, 2022:
10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
- October 10, 2022: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
October 14 to 16, 2022
Advanced voting locations, vote anywhere City wide:
- October 14, 2022: 10 a.m. to 8 p.m.
- October 15, 2022: 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.
- October 16, 2022: 12 p.m. to 6 p.m
- Vote by mail
September 13 – October 14 – you must get a form online and return it to the city.
- If you are Housebound the city will arrange for you to cast your ballot from your home address
- Vote in person on election day
- If you are homeless
You may swear an affidavit and vote in advance polls or on election day giving the address where you usually eat or sleep.
WHERE YOU MAY VOTE
On election day – October 24th
There are several polling stations in each of the SIX wards in Guelph
Check the city web site URL above to find a polling station in your neighbourhood
YOU MAY VOTE FOR
1 candidate for mayor
Maximum of 2 candidates for councillor – ONLY in your own ward
You may cast a vote for either the Catholic school board or the Public school board NOT both
There are 4 school boards in Guelph check the city web site for information: https://vote.guelph.ca/candidates/registered-candidates/.
Its complicated so best to check with the city about your school board voting options.
WHO MAY VOTE
You are entitled to vote if you are:
- A Canadian citizen,
- 18 years of age as of October 24, 2022
- A resident of Guelph and
you RENT or OWN property in Guelph
- You own property in Guelph but do not Live here, your spouse may also vote.
HOW DO I KNOW IF I AM ON A VOTERS LIST?
You can check on line with the City of Guelph at: https://vote.guelph.ca/
HOW DO I GET ON THE VOTERS LIST?
You may register online to be put on the voters list between September 12 and October 14. If you are having a problem, contact the City Clerk’s office at: Phone: 519 837 5625
ACCEPTABLE FORMS OF PERSONAL IDENTIFICATON TO VOTE – there are lots of options – full list is here:
Ontario photo card,
Some health cards (with an address)
Any document from a Band Council in Ontario
Income tax assessment notice
Child Tax Benefit Statement
Utility bill or bank statement