Key Dates

Key Dates in the 2022 General Local Elections are shown below.



Election period
The period beginning January 1 of an election year until 29 days before General Voting Day. Campaigns must report all expenses incurred during the election period.

Saturday, January 1, 2022 – Friday, September 16, 2022

Elector organization registration deadline
The deadline to apply to register an elector organization for the 2022 General Local Elections. Applications received after this date will be processed after General Voting Day.

Tuesday, August 2, 2022

Nomination period
The period for candidates to submit their nominations to local election officials.

Tuesday, August 30, 2022 – Friday, September 9, 2022

Pre-campaign period
At the beginning of this period election advertising rules come into force and continue through General Voting Day.

Monday, July 18, 2022 – Friday, September 16, 2022

Campaign period
The period that begins on the 28th day before General Voting Day and ends at the close of voting on General Voting Day. Candidate and third party expense limits apply during this period.

Saturday, September 17, 2022 – Saturday, October 15, 2022

General Voting Day

Saturday, October 15, 2022

Campaign financing disclosure statement filing deadline

Friday, January 13, 2023

Campaign financing disclosure statement late filing deadline with $500 late filing fee

Monday, February 13, 2023