Becoming a Candidate

If a person wishes to run as a candidate in a City of Brampton municipal election, they must file nomination forms with the City Clerk. The nomination period for the 2022 municipal election begins on May 2, and ends on August 19, at 2 p.m.

Offices to be ​E​​lected

​The following offices will be elected in the 2022 Municipal Election:

May​or:​​

  • one to be elected by all voters of the municipality​ 

Regional Coun​c​​illors:

  • one to be elected for Wards 1 and 5
  • one to be elected for Wards 2 and 6
  • one to be elected for Wards 3 and 4
  • one to be elected for Wards 7 and 8
  • one to be elected for Wards 9 and 10

​City Coun​cillors:​ 

  • one to be elected for Wards 1 and 5
  • one to be elected for Wards 2 and 6
  • one to be elected for Wards 3 and 4
  • one to be elected for Wards 7 and 8
  • one to be elected for Wards 9 and 10 

School B​oard​ Trustees: ​

P​​eel District S​chool Board

  • one to be elected for Wards 1 and 5
  • one to be elected for Wards 2 and 6
  • one to be elected for Wards 3 and 4
  • one to be elected for Wards 7 and 8
  • one to be elected for Wards 9 and 10

Dufferin-Peel C​atholic District School Board 

  • one to be elected for Wards 1, 3 and 4
  • one to be elected for Wards 2, 5 and 6
  • one to be elected for Wards 7, 8, 9 and 10

Conseil scolaire Viamonde

  • one to be elected for the Region of Peel - the City of Mississauga is responsible for receiving nominations for this office

Conseil scolair​​e catholique MonAvenir

  • one to be elected for Brampton, Caledon, Guelph and the municipalities in Dufferin and Wellington counties - the City of Brampton is responsible for receiving nominations for this office

Are you Qualified?

It is the potential candidate's responsibility to ensure they are qualified to run for an office in the 2022 Municipal Election. View the Who Can be a Candidate?​ for more information on candidate qualifications.

Know the Legislation​​ 

P​lease find detailed information related to municipal election legislation by visiting: 

Nomination Package​

Candidates are required to file their nomination forms and supporting documents at the City Clerk's Office during the Nomination Period. The nomination forms are available here​.  

New Candidates ​

The Association of Municipalities in Ontario (AMO) provides a guide for Candidates considering running for council. The guide includes key steps for running for office, expert advice, a feel for life on municipal council, and links to important resources. The guide is now available on AMO's e-learning portal. For more information, please visit ​https://municipaleducation.skillbuilder.co/catalog/35/1​.​


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