Statement of Official Results of the 2022 Election

NOTICE of the 2022 Municipal Council and School Board Election 

Notice of registration of prospective candidates for the upcoming municipal election

Prospective municipal election candidates must register with the Senior Election Official (SEO) during the registration period before they may begin to accept contributions, incur expenses, fundraise or borrow money for their campaign. An election to elect a Mayor and six Councillors takes place the fourth Wednesday of October every four years.

The 2022 municipal election will be held on October 26. 

Voting hours are 8:00am-8:00pm

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Mayor: Four Year Term

Johannson, Larry

Seman, Morgan Steele

Councillors: Four-Year Term – Six to be elected

Buffie, John

Cook, Kelly

Dewar, Greg

Fiddler, Lorie

Hadfield, Joen

Hourie, April

Maria, Mike

Poirier, Doug

Rynar, Michael

Somerfeld, Bob

Swiderski, Darlene

Wales, Lois

Voting Locations in Selkirk

voting locations
  1. North Selkirk up to and including Superior Avenue (both sides of Superior), as well as Manitoba Avenue (both sides of Manitoba) and Clandeboye Avenue (both sides of Clandeboye) west of Main Street.
  2. Manitoba Avenue and Clandeboye Avenue (both sides of Manitoba and Clandeboye) between Main Street and Mercy Street and all addresses between Eaton Avenue and Strathnaver Avenue (both sides of Eaton and Strathnaver) east of Mercy Street.
  3. All addresses between and including: Manitoba Avenue and Strathnaver Avenue (both sides of Manitoba and Strathnaver) west of Mercy Street (including Mercy Street).
  4. All addresses South of Strathnaver Avenue (both sides of streets) (not including Strathnaver Avenue).

You can confirm your voting location by using the postal code search below.

Advanced Voting

SELKIRK CIVIC OFFICE

200 EATON AVE, SELKIRK

WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 19

9 AM – 8 PM

THURSDAY, OCTOBER 20

1 PM – 8 PM

FRIDAY, OCTOBER 21

10 AM – 5 PM

Sealed Envelope Voting (Mail-in Ballot)

If you are a qualified elector in the City of Selkirk and cannot attend the regular polls on election day, October 26, or any of the Advance Polls on October 19, 20 or 21, you may vote by Sealed Envelope (Mail-in Ballot)

After September 26, electors may apply in person at 200 Eaton Ave, Selkirk MB R1A 0W6. 

Municipal Election Information

CLOSED

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that nominations for the offices of Mayor and Councillors (six to be elected) of the City of Selkirk will be received on the following days: 

Wednesday, September 14;

Thursday, September 15;

Friday, September 16;

Monday, September 19 and;

Tuesday, September 20, 2022,

between the hours of 8:30 am and 4:30 pm at

The City of Selkirk Civic Office, 200 Eaton Avenue, Selkirk MB.

The nomination deadline is Tuesday, September 20, 2022 at 4:30 pm. Nominations cannot be accepted after this day.                   

All nominations shall be made in writing and shall be signed by at least twenty-five qualified voters. Each nomination shall also be accompanied by the Candidate’s Declaration of Qualification.

Nominations may be filed in person at the above location, on the date and hours specified, by an agent, or by fax. To obtain a nomination paper, and / or Candidate’s Declaration of Qualification, contact the S.E.O. at email or telephone number listed below.

Nomination papers not accompanied by the required documents and not properly filed shall be rejected.

Dated at the City of Selkirk on August 22, 2022

Alison Sinclair, Senior Election Official (S.E.O.)

Phone 204-481-3283
Fax: 204-482-5448
Email: [email protected]

WHAT ARE THE QUALIFICATIONS FOR VOTING IN THE CITY OF SELKIRK?

You must be a Canadian citizen, aged at least 18 on or before October 26 and have lived in Selkirk or owned property for at least 6 months before the election (before April 26, 2022).

I DO NOT LIVE IN SELKIRK, BUT I OWN PROPERTY IN THE CITY – CAN I VOTE?

Yes you can, as a Non Resident Voter, as long as you have owned the property for at least 6 months. The deed to the property must have your name on it; numbered companies or corporations are not qualified. Non Residents are qualified to  vote for Mayor and Councillors, but not  for School Trustees.

IF I RESIDE IN SELKIRK AND ALSO OWN OTHER PROPERTY, CAN I VOTE TWICE?

No, you may vote only once in any municipality, but if you reside in Selkirk and own property in another municipality, for example, St. Andrews, you are entitled to vote for Mayor ,Councilors and School Trustees in the municipality where you reside and for Mayor & Councillors where you are a property owner.

CAN I VOTE IF MY NAME IS NOT ON THE VOTERS LIST?

Yes, if you are a qualified voter, you can have your name added to the list on Election Day. You will be required to take an oath at the voting site, and registered before you can vote. Please bring photo ID.

Section maps and location update coming soon.

Whether you are running for a council position, voting at an advanced poll or voting site on election day, identification with your current address or proof of land ownership is required.

With the municipal election set to occur on October 26, 2022, the City of Selkirk understands that you may wish to set up signs throughout the City promoting your candidacy.

  • signage on public property must only be present between sunrise and sunset on any given day.
  • signage may not obstruct the flow of normal pedestrian or vehicle traffic or to obstruct a driver’s ability to drive safely.
  • signage shall not be allowed within 20ft of a street intersection or boulevard or 10ft of the entrance to a public lane or private driveway.
  • signage must be securely fashioned to prevent dislodging in the elements.
  • signage may not be attached to any publicly owned property of vegetation.

These rules are laid out in the City of Selkirk By-Law No. 4925 Section 2, pertaining to signage on City property. 

Any signage that violates this by-law may be removed by City staff and stored at the Selkirk Civic Office located at 200 Eaton Ave. Retrieval of picked up signs is available during public office hours only.

Signage during Municipal Election Campaigning

Are you seeking election or re-election to municipal office? 

Are you a Canadian citizen?

Are you at least 18 years of age on Election Day?

Have you been a resident or property owner in Selkirk since at least April 26, 2022?

If yes to all these questions you are eligible to run for a Council position.

An overview of the election process in Manitoba and steps you need to take to run as a candidate in the municipal election are available in the 2022 Candidates Guidebook

Part of the registration package from the SEO will include City of Selkirk By-laws:

LSSD School Board Election

The upcoming election for school Trustee will be held on October 26, 2022

Information and supporting documents available HERE

If you have any questions or require clarification please reach out through CitizenSupport