Candidate Information

The Candidate's Guide from the Ministry of Municipal Affairs provides information about how to run as a candidate in a municipal election, school board election or by-election.

If a person wishes to run as a candidate in the Town of Lincoln municipal election, they must file a nomination paper.

  • The first day to file a nomination paper for the next municipal election was May 2, 2022.
  • A person cannot raise or spend money on an election campaign until they have filed their nomination paper.

Learn more about the Niagara Region's Seat at the Table Program which aims to address barriers that women face running for municipal office and to improve the environment once elected.

Learn more about running for election as a School Board Trustee in the 2022 Running for Election as School Board Trustee Guide

On April 28th, 2022 local municipalities hosted  Niagara Votes 2022 - Candidates Information Session 




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