Election 2022

The 2022 Municipal Council election day is October 26, 2022. 

Please continue to check for more updates regarding the 2022 Election as they become available.

Senior Election Official (SEO)

Kelley Sigurdson

RM of St. Francois Xavier

1060 Hwy 26

St. François Xavier, MB R4L 1A5

Phone: (204) 864-2092

Fax: (204) 864-2390

Email: kelley@rm-stfrancois.mb.ca 


For Registered Candidate Information please see the AMM municipal elections hub: Here


Please watch this video for Prospective Candidates Here:  Information for Prospective Candidates


MUNICIPAL ELECTIONS 2022 

KEY DATES 

Election Day – October 26, 2022

CANDIDATE REGISTRATION

Reeves – May 1, 2022 to September 20, 2022

Councillors – June 30, 2022 to September 20, 2022

NOMINATION

September 14, 2022 to September 20, 2022

CAMPAIGN PERIOD

Reeves – May 1, 2022 to March 31, 2023

Councillors – June 30, 2022 to March 31, 2023

WITHDRAWAL DEADLINE

September 21, 2022

FILING OF ELECTION FINANCE STATEMENTS

Deadline May 24, 2023 (no later than 210 days after the election)


KEY CONTACTS

Senior Election Official – Kelley Sigurdson

Assistant Senior Election Official – Lynne Chapellaz

Head Enumerator – Lynne Chapellaz

ENUMERATION

The Municipal Council and School Board Elections Act provides that the Senior Election Officer (SEO) may conduct the enumeration in a number of ways, including door-to-door, by telephone, by mail, by email or by any other means specified by the SEO.   We have decided to enumerate the RM of St. Francois Xavier by email and telephone for a number of reasons: more economical than door-to-door, safety concerns – staff out on rural roads in the evening, ability to send and leave message at any time and have voter contact the enumerator.  We would appreciate the co-operation of all voters by replying to our messages to ensure that your names appear on the voters’ list.  As well if you have an unlisted telephone number, please contact us to add your name to the list.


QUALIFICATION OF VOTERS

RESIDENT VOTERS

  • A Canadian citizen
  • at least 18 years of age on Election Day; and
  • a resident of the local authority for at least six months on Election Day

 NON-RESIDENT VOTERS

  • A Canadian citizen
  • At least 18 years of age on Election Day; and
  • A registered owner of land in the municipality for at least six months on Election Day

A maximum of two non-resident voters per property are permitted to vote in a municipal election.   If more than two non-residents owned a parcel of land, each property owner must obtain written consent from the majority of the other registered landowners and file an application with the SEO, to have their names included on the voters’ list.


 QUALIFICATION OF CANDIDATES

Who May Run:

  • A Canadian citizen
  • At least 18 years of age on Election Day
  • A resident of Manitoba
  • A voter in the municipality in which you are seeking office.  (To qualify as a voter you must be a resident or property owner in the municipality for at least six months before Election Day – April 29, 2022)

CANDIDATE REGISTRATION

Beginning in the 2022 election, all candidates must register before they can begin to accept contributions or spend money on their campaign.  Candidates must fill out a Registration form available from the SEO. 

NOMINATIONS

Nomination papers must be filed with the SEO in person, by the candidate’s official agent or by fax or email.


Senior Election Officer

Phone: 204-864-2092

Fax: 204-864-2390

Email: kelley@rm-stfrancois.mb.ca 


NOTICE OF NOMINATIONS

 RURAL MUNICIPALITY OF ST. FRANÇOIS XAVIER

 

 NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that on the following days:  

 September 14, 15, 16, 19 & 20, 2022 between the hours of 9:00 a.m. and 4:00 p.m., at the office of the Rural Municipality of St. Francois Xavier, 1060 Hwy. 26, St. Francois Xavier, Manitoba.

I will receive nominations for the offices of Reeve, Councillors for Wards 1, 2, 3 and 4 of the aforesaid Local Authority.

The nomination deadline is Tuesday, September 20, 2022 at 4:00 p.m. Nominations cannot be accepted after this day.               

All nominations shall be made in writing and shall be signed by at least twenty-five voters, or NOT less than 1% of the voters (whichever is the lesser) of the authority or ward (as the case may be), but in all cases by at least two voters.  Each nomination shall also be accompanied by the candidate’s declaration of qualification. 

Estimated Population in each ward are as follows:

Ward 1 Population 390

Ward 2 Population 386

Ward 3 Population 369

Ward 4 Population 368


  • Click here to view By-Law 2022-02
  • Click here to view the detailed ward boundaries map.


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 the telephone number listed below.

 

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

 

 

Senior Election Officer (SEO)

Kelley Sigurdson

RM of St. François Xavier

1060 Hwy 26

St. Francois Xavier, MB R4L 1A5

Phone: (204) 864-2092

Fax: (204) 864-2390

Email: kelley@rm-stfrancois.mb.ca 

Dated at St. Francois Xavier on August 22, 2022

                                                                           NOTICE OF ELECTION

 

                                                                          Rural Municipality of St. François Xavier

 

Notice is hereby given that a vote of the Rural Municipality of St. François Xavier will be taken to elect a Councillor for the following duly nominated candidates:

 

FOR THE OFFICES OF COUNCILLOR:                                          FOR THE OFFICES OF REEVE:

 

WARD 1          DUCHARME, Kelly P                                                 NOTT, Delmer (elected by acclamation)

                            SYRENNE, Bryan                                                       

                                                                        

WARD 2          PROULX, Jim (elected by acclamation)

                        

            

WARD 3          Vacant

 

WARD 4          Vacant

                        

                        

VOTING PLACES

 

Voting place will be open for voting on Wednesday the 26th day of October, 2022 between 8:00 a.m. and 8:00 p.m. at:

 

            Ward 1                                     St. François Xavier Community Club, 983 Hwy. 26

            

            

IDENTIFICATION MAY BE REQUIRED BEFORE BEING ALLOWED TO VOTE.  A person may be required to produce one piece of government issued photo identification (for example - driver’s license or passport) or at least two other documents that provide proof of identity.

 

 

ADVANCE VOTING

 

For the purpose of accommodating persons who are qualified to vote, but who have reason to believe that they will be absent or otherwise unable to attend their proper voting place on election day, an advance voting opportunity will be located at Rural Municipality of St. François Xavier Municipal Office and will be open on October 17, 2022 between 

8:00 a.m. and 8:00 p.m.

 

 

APPLICATION TO VOTE BY SEALED ENVELOPE

 

A voter who is unable to go in person to the voting place or vote in advance, may apply in person, in writing, by fax or email until October 21, 2022 to the Senior Election Official at Rural Municipality of St. François Xavier Municipal Office, 1060 Hwy. 26, St. François Xavier, Manitoba.

 

Applications made before October 14, 2022 may have the sealed envelope ballot package delivered via regular mail service or by other alternate arrangements.  Applications made after October 14, 2022 should indicate method of delivery of package.  Voter may receive package at time of application.

 

Kelley Sigurdson

Senior Election Official

Rural Municipality of St. François Xavier

Phone:      864-2092       Fax:     864-2390

Email: kelley@rm-stfrancois.mb.ca

FORM 20

Subsection 48(2)