Manitoba Local Government
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The next general municipal and school board election is Wednesday, October 22, 2014.
General municipal elections are held every four years on the fourth Wednesday in October. This includes elections for mayors / reeves and councillors. Elections for school trustees take place the same day.
Elections in the resort communities of Winnipeg Beach, Dunnottar, and Victoria Beach are held on the fourth Friday in July. Election Day in these communities is Friday, July 25, 2014.
For general information about school board elections, please contact: Education Administration Services Branch, Manitoba Education at 945-6899, or the Manitoba School Boards Association at 233-1595 or www.mbschoolboards.ca
Information for Prospective Municipal Election Candidates
The following resources are available to assist candidates running in by-elections and general municipal elections.
Brochure: Municipal Elections 2010 - Time to Get Running
Candidate's Guidebook: A guidebook for municipal candidates that provides an overview of the election process, the steps to run for municipal office, and a summary of new campaign finance rules.
Municipal Candidate’s Guidebook - Municipal Elections 2010 (PDF format 896 KB)
For more information on running for municipal council, contact your municipal office.
Information for Voters in Municipal Elections
Municipal elections are an opportunity for Manitobans to participate in building strong, healthy, and sustainable local governments. Make sure to vote and become involved in your community’s future!
Please see our additional information on eligibility to vote, available voting opportunities and applying for personal security protection.
For more information on voting, contact your municipal office.
Information for Election Officials
The Election Official’s Manual is available to assist election officials in conducting municipal elections and by-elections.
For more information, please contact Manitoba Local Government, Municipal Finance and Advisory Services at 945-2572 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Information for Chief Administrative Officers
The Chief Administrative Officer’s Campaign Financing Manual is available to assist chief administrative officers (CAOs) with their duties and responsibilities regarding new campaign finance rules.
Legislation that sets out election rules, processes and procedures is available online: