For Candidates

The Nomination Period for the 2022 Municipal Election was open May 2, 2022 to August 19, 2022 at 2:00 p.m. The List of Candidates below represents all nomination received as of 2 p.m. on August 19th.

List of Certified Candidates

Declaration of Acclamation to Office

Key Dates

October 15, 2022 – Advanced Voting Day
October 24, 2022 – Voting Day
October 25, 2022 – Official election results declared
November 15, 2022 – New term of office commences

Offices to be Elected

Who can be a Member of Council?

To qualify to be a member of council you must meet the following criteria:

  • A Canadian citizen and at least 18 years old; and,
  • A resident of the Township of Puslinch OR an owner or tenant of land in the Township of Puslinch or the spouse of such non-resident owner or tenant; and,
  • Eligible to vote; and,
  • Will need 25 signatures on your nomination form and must pay a fee of $100.00 ($200.00 for mayor).

The following persons are disqualified from being elected to municipal office:

  • Any person not eligible to vote in the municipality;
  • An employee of a municipality, unless he or she takes an unpaid leave of absence before being nominated and resigned if elected to the office;
  • A judge of any court;
  • A member of the Legislative Assembly of Ontario, a Senator or a member of the House of Commons;
  • An inmate of a penal or correctional institution under sentence of imprisonment; or
  • A person who by reason of any violations of the election campaign financial requirements or violations for not filling the financial statements pursuant to the Municipal Elections Act, 1996.

2022 Candidate Bulletins

April 12, 2022 (Revised) – Notice of Nomination

Forms and Resources


Form #Form Name
Form 1Nomination Paper
Form 2Endorsement of Nomination
Form 4Financial Statement – Auditor’s Report – Candidate Form
Form 5Subsequent Expenses
Form 6Notice of Extension of Campaign Period
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Wellington County Candidate Information Session

Contact Information

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