Elections

2022 is an Election Year !

The next Municipal and School Board Election will take place on
Monday, October 24th 2022.

Please check back here often for updates.

2022 Registered Candidates List

Please see below a list of Registered Candidates for the 2022 Municipal Election.  Candidates nominations are unofficial until they are certified by the Clerk on August 22nd 2022.

 

MAYOR – one (1) to be elected

Candidate Name

Address

Contact Information

Nomination Filed on

Muriel Wright

5174 Egremont Road
Camalchie, ON
N0N 1E0

519-899-2345

bawright@xcelco.on.ca

 

May 4th 2022

 

 

 

 

 

DEPUTY MAYOR – one (1) to be elected

Candidate Name

Address

Contact Information

Nomination Filed on

Netty McEwen

3859 Egremont Road 
Camalchie, ON
N0N 1E0

 

519-899-4030

nettymcewen2010@gmail.com

 

 

May 2nd 2022

 

SCHOOL BOARD TRUSTEE (ENGLISH PUBLIC) – one (1) to be elected

Candidate Name

Address

Contact Information

Nomination Filed on

Jane Bryce

3919 Park Street
Camlachie, ON
N0N 1E0

519-899-2619

grannycamlachiesix@yahoo.ca

 

May 6th 2022

 

SCHOOL BOARD TRUSTEE (ENGLISH SEPARATE) – one (1) to be elected

Candidate Name

Address

Contact Information

Nomination Filed on

Mat Roop

735 First Street
Wyoming, ON 
N0N 1T0

519-845-0228

violinsbyroop@yahoo.ca

 

May 11th 2022

 

SCHOOL BOARD TRUSTEE (CONSEIL SCOLAIRE CATHOLIQUE PROVIDENCE - FRENCH SEPARATE) – one (1) to be elected

Candidate Name

Address

Contact Information

Nomination Filed on

Sylvie C. Barbeau-Chmielewski

968 Exmouth Street
Sarnia, ON 

519-381-3067

barbeausylvie0520@gmail.com

 

May 2nd 2022

Information for Voters

The next Ontario Municipal and School Board Elections are being held on October 24, 2022. 

You are eligible to vote in the election if you meet all of the following requirements on election day:
  • you are aged 18 or older
  • you are a Canadian citizen
  • you are a resident of the municipality, or non-resident owner or tenant of land located in the municipality, or the spouse of an owner or tenant of land located in the municipality
  • not legally prohibited from voting

Neither you nor your spouse qualify as a non-resident elector if you do not personally own or rent the property in the municipality. For example: if the property is owned by your business or your cottage is owned by a trust, you are not qualified as a non-resident elector.

The Ministry of Municipal Affairs and Housing has prepared a 2022 Voter's Guide which provides information for eligible electors (voters).

 

Are you on the Voters List ?  Check at VoterLookup.ca

In order to cast a ballot, your name must be on the voters list.

We all play a role in ensuring a fair electoral system, and it is the responsibility of every elector to make sure their information is up-to-date and accurately reflected for electoral purposes.

By logging into voterlookup.ca, eligible electors can:

  • confirm or update their electoral information;
  • add an elector name to an address; and,
  • change school support for the purpose of voting in a school board election

Please visit voterlookup.ca to update your information, add a name to an address, or change your school support.

School Board Election

Voters will also elect School Board Trustees based on the school board they support.

Information for the 2022 School Board Trustee Elections is available at https://elections.ontarioschooltrustees.org/

Information for Candidates

If you are interested in running as a candidate in the Town of Plympton-Wyoming 2022 Municipal Election, you must file a nomination paper with the Clerk during the Nomination Period. The first day to file a nomination paper for the next Municipal Election will be May 2, 2022.

2022 Municipal Election Nomination Period

Nominations Open       May 1st 2022, which falls on a Sunday therefore nominations can

                                       be submitted on Monday, May 2nd 2022 starting at 8:30 a.m.

 

Nominations Close       August 19th 2022 'Nomination Day' nominations are accepted
                                       from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.

 

Deadline to Withdraw   August 19th 2022 nominations must be withdrawn by 2 p.m.

To run for Council, on the day the nomination paper is filed, a person must be:

  • a Canadian citizen
  • at least 18 years of age
  • a resident of the Town of Plympton-Wyoming; OR
  • an owner or tenant of land in the Town of Plympton-Wyoming, or the spouse of the owner or tenant
  • not legally prohibited from voting
  • not disqualified by any legislation from holding municipal office

Filing a Nomination

2022 Municipal Election Candidates Information and Nomination Packages are now available !

Once the nomination period opens, you will need to submit three things to the clerk:

  1. Completed nomination form (download the Nomination Paper - Form 1)
  2. Nomination fee
  3. Completed endorsement of nomination forms (download the Endorsement of Nomination - Form 2)

(Forms 1 and 2 are included in the candidates information and nomination package linked above)

When you fill out our nomination form, write down your name as you want it to appear on the ballot. If you normally go by a different name than your legal first name, you may use that name provided the clerk agrees.

The clerk may require you to show identification or fill in an additional form to prove that you are eligible to be nominated. If an agent is going to file the form on your behalf you should check with the clerk to see if you are required to provide identification or additional paperwork.

The fee to file a nomination is $200 to run for head of council and $100 for all other positions. This fee must be paid to the clerk at the time you hand in your nomination form. Your nomination fee will be refunded if you file your campaign financial statement by the deadline.

To file your nomination, you must submit 25 signatures endorsing your nomination. Anyone providing an endorsement signature must be eligible to vote in the municipality on the day that they signed the endorsement. In addition to their endorsement, they will also be required to sign a declaration that they are eligible to vote in the municipality.

(School board trustee candidates are not required to submit endorsement signatures).

Offices to be Elected in Plympton-Wyoming

The following seats in office are available in the 2022 Town of Plympton-Wyoming Municipal Election:

(Plympton-Wyoming has no wards, all positions are elected at large)

-Mayor (1)

-Deputy Mayor (1)

-Councillors (5)

Candidate Resources

Lambton County Clerks have organized two Candidate Information Sessions that are being held electronically on May 2nd 2022.  Links to the two sessions can be found below.  These sessions will provide information for those that are considering running for a seat on Council; outlining what responsibilities come with the role.

May 2nd 2022
2:00 pm https://us02web.zoom.us/j/88262519874

6:00 pm https://us02web.zoom.us/j/86385878927

The Ministry of Municipal Affairs and Housing has prepared the 2022 Candidates Guide as a resource for candidates.

The Association of Municipalities of Ontario has prepared AMO's Municipal 101, as a resource for candidates.

Town of Plympton-Wyoming Candidate Nomination Packages will be available soon.

Information for Candidates for the School Board Trustee Election

Information regarding the 2022 School Board Trustee Election is available at https://elections.ontarioschooltrustees.org/

Legislation and Regulations

The information on this webpage provides general information regarding the upcoming Municipal and School Board Elections. The information found on our website is not meant to replace provincial legislation. It provides general information about the rules contained in the Municipal Elections Act, 1996, the Municipal Act, 2001, and other legislation and regulations.

Election History

The last municipal election was held on October 22nd 2018.  Learn more about the 2018 Official Election Results.

The previous election was held October 27th 2014. Learn more about the 2014 Official Election Results.