Notice of Nomination for Office Cornwall Municipal and School Board Elections

A person may be nominated for office in the 2022 municipal election by filing a Nomination Paper (Form 1) and Endorsement of Nomination (Form 2) along with a nomination filing fee of $200.00 for Mayor and $100 for all other offices, payable by cash, debit or credit card, certified cheque or money order. The forms can be filed in person or through an agent but must be signed by the candidate.

Nominations must be submitted in person and by appointment during regular business hours (8:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. and 1:00 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.) between May 2 and August 18, 2022, at the Office of the City Clerk located at 360 Pitt Street in Cornwall. Nomination papers may also be filed between 8:30 a.m. and 2:00 p.m. on August 19, 2022 (Nomination Day).

How to be Nominated
  • Obtain a Nomination Paper (Form 1) from the Office of the City Clerk (Returning Officer) or designate, or from this web site:  cornwall.ca/elections
  • Clearly indicate the name and address of the person to be nominated and all other information required
  • A person seeking office must be a qualified elector in the municipality or district school board
  • Obtain an Endorsement of Nomination (Form 2) from the Office of the City Clerk (Returning Officer) or designate or from the City’s web site:  cornwall.ca/elections
  • The nomination of a person for an office on Council (Mayor and Councillor) must be endorsed by at least 25 persons
  • Clearly indicate the name and address of the person endorsing the nomination and all other information required
  • Persons endorsing a nomination must be eligible to vote for an office in the municipality
  • A person seeking office for a district school board must be a qualified elector and supporter of the district school board
  • Nomination papers will be received by the Returning Officer or Designate as described in this notice
Offices to be Elected

Mayor

  • One (1) to be elected at large

Councillors

  • Ten (10) to be elected at large

Trustees

  • Upper Canada District School Board (English Public): One (1) Trustee to be elected to represent the City of Cornwall
  • Conseil des écoles publiques de l’Est de l’Ontario (French Public): One (1) Trustee to be elected to represent the City of Cornwall, South Dundas, North Dundas, South Stormont, North Stormont, South Glengarry and North Glengarry
  • Catholic District School Board of Eastern Ontario (English Catholic): Two (2) Trustees to be elected, representing the City of Cornwall, South Glengarry and North Glengarry
  • Conseil scolaire de district catholique de l’Est ontarien (French Catholic): One (1) Trustee to be elected to represent the City of Cornwall

 For more information visit the Information for Candidates section of this website or to file a Nomination, please contact: 

Manon L. Levesque, City Clerk and Returning Officer
Corporate Services
The Corporation of the City of Cornwall
360 Pitt Street, Cornwall, Ontario, K6J 3P9
613-930-2787 ext. 2316 Phone
613-933-1860 Fax
Cornwall Election Headquarters
613-330-0374
www.cornwall.ca/elections

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