Municipal and School Board Elections 2018

The next general municipal and school board election is Wednesday, October 24, 2018.
 
image of ballot boxGeneral municipal elections are held every four years on the fourth Wednesday in October. This includes elections for mayors / reeves and councillors.
 
Elections for school trustees take place the same day.
 
For general information about school board elections, please contact: Education Administration Services Branch, Manitoba Education at 204-945-6899, or the Manitoba School Boards Association at 204-233-1595 or www.mbschoolboards.ca
 
Elections in Winnipeg Beach, Dunnottar, and Victoria Beach are held on the fourth Friday in July. Election Day in these communities is Friday, July 27, 2018.
 
 
For more information about municipal elections and campaign finance rules, please see our Frequently Asked Questions.

 

 


image of voterInformation for Prospective Municipal Election Candidates
 
A Candidate's Guidebook is available electronically at the link below. The Guidebook provides municipal candidates with  an overview of the election process, the steps to run for municipal office, and a summary of campaign finance rules.
 
Municipal Candidates Guidebook (English) – Municipal Elections 2018
 
 
For more information on running for municipal council, contact your municipal office.

 


Information for Voters in Municipal Elections
 
Municipal elections are an opportunity for Manitobans to participate in building strong, healthy, and sustainable local governments. Make sure to vote and become involved in your community's future!
 
 
For more information on voting, contact your municipal office.


 

Information for Election Officials
 
The Election Official's Manual is available electronically at the link below to assist election officials in conducting municipal elections and by-elections.
 
 
For more information, please contact Manitoba Municipal Relations, Municipal Finance and Advisory Services at 945-2572 or muniadvice@gov.mb.ca.


 
Information for Chief Administrative Officers
 
The Chief Administrative Officer's Campaign Financing Manual is available electronically at the link below. The Manual  assists chief administrative officers (CAOs) with their duties and responsibilities regarding campaign finance rules.
 
 
For more information, please contact Manitoba Municipal Relations, Municipal Finance and Advisory Services at 945-2572 or muniadvice@gov.mb.ca.

Elections Legislation
 
Legislation that sets out election rules, processes and procedures is available online: