2022 Municipal and School Board Elections


Candidate Nomination and
Third Party Advertiser Registration                                         

This notice is for anyone proposing to be a candidate, or register as a third party advertiser, for the 2022 Municipal and School Board Elections on October 24, 2022 within the Town of Hanover.

Candidates for Municipal Council and School Board Trustee may file a nomination form during regular business hours beginning Monday, May 2, 2022, with the last day and time for filing being Friday, August 19, 2022 at 2:00 p.m.  A prescribed fee in the amount of $200.00 for Head of Council and $100.00 for all other candidates payable by cash, debit, certified cheque or money order must accompany the nomination form.  Each candidate must file the prescribed form with 25 signatures endorsing their nomination, (School Board candidates are exempt). 

Candidates must not spend or raise any funds for their election campaign until the nomination form has been filed.  The nomination form will be available from the office of your Municipal Clerk. Nominations may be filed for the following municipal offices: 

  • Mayor 
  • Deputy Mayor 
  • Councillor (5 to be elected)

Candidates may also file a nomination for School Board Trustee for one of the following District School Boards with the Clerk of the municipality designated to receive nominations.

  • Bruce-Grey Catholic District School Board (Town of Hanover)
  • Bluewater District School Board (Municipality of West Grey)
  • Conseil scolaire Viamonde (French Public School Board) (City of Barrie)
  • Conseil scolaire Catholique Providence (French Separate School Board) (City of Sarnia)

A third party advertiser is any individual, corporation or trade union that causes an election campaign advertisement to appear.  Third party advertisers are required to register with the Clerk of the municipality where they want to advertise.  Registrations of third party advertisers will be accepted between Monday, May 2, 2022 and Friday, October 21, 2022. Until the Clerk certifies the registration, a third party advertiser may not spend money on their campaign, accept contributions or begin advertising.  The registration form will be available from the office of your Municipal Clerk.  

All of the above offices are for a 4 year term. Candidates are required to submit nominations on the prescribed forms only. Such forms may be obtained from the office of the Clerk during normal office hours.

Vicki McDonald, Clerk
Town of Hanover
341 10th Street
Hanover, ON N4N 1P5
519.364.2780 x. 1231