City Councillor Registration Period Opens June 30

June 29, 2022

Brandon, MB – The next general municipal election will be held on Wednesday, October 26th, 2022. Prospective municipal election candidates must register with Heather Ewasiuk, the Senior Election Official (S.E.O.), during the registration period before they may begin to accept contributions, incur expenses, fundraise, or borrow money for their campaign. 

The S.E.O. is now receiving candidate registrations for the office of: 

  • MAYOR between May 2, 2022 and September 20, 2022 

  • COUNCILLOR between June 30, 2022 and September 20, 2022 


Candidates can register at the Department of Legislative Services, Second Floor, Civic Administration Building, 410 – 9th Street, Brandon, during the regular hours of business. 

  To obtain a registration form, contact the S.E.O. by phone at 204-724-2654 or 204-729-2206 or via email at  to book an appointment.  


Information For Candidates  

In order to qualify as a candidate for municipal council, a person must be:  

  • a Canadian citizen  

  • at least 18 years of age on Election Day  

  • a resident of Manitoba  

  • a qualified voter of the municipality (has either resided or owned property in the municipality for at least six months before Election Day)  

  • not subject to disqualification under The Municipal Act or any other Act  

The Municipal Act disqualifies the following people from being nominated:   

  • a judge of the Court of Queen’s Bench or the Court of Appeal  

  • a provincial judge or justice of the peace  

  • a member of the Legislative Assembly of Manitoba or the Senate or House of Commons of Canada  

Potential municipal and school board trustee candidates can submit nomination papers during the nomination period of September 14th to 20th, 2022. Information packages for Brandon School Division board of trustee candidates will be available by mid-August.  

Additional information on registration can be found at City of Brandon - Candidate Registration Info.  

Information For Voters  

While the municipal election is still months away, one of the important steps in ensuring a smooth election is an up-to-date Voters List. This is a key piece in ensuring that all eligible individuals can vote in their ward. If an individual has recently moved to Brandon, rents their home, or has changed addresses recently, they are encouraged to call 204-724-2654 or email to ensure their name is on the voters list. Revisions will be accepted to the voters list until September 20th, 2022.