Frequently Asked Questions

You are voting for:

  • Mayor of Burlington (1)
  • Members of Burlington City Council (6)
  • Regional Chair, Halton Region (1)
  • School Board Trustee(s)

The four school boards for which you will elect trustees depending on your school support are:

  • Halton District Public School Board
  • Halton Catholic District School Board
  • Conseil scolaire Viamonde
  • Conseil scolaire catholique MonAvenir 

The Mayor and City Councillors also represent you on Halton Regional Council.

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The candidates you can vote for and where you can vote is based on the ward you live in or the ward where you own or rent property.

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Municipalities like the City of Burlington are divided into wards to ensure fair voter representation.

The criteria used for ward boundaries are: population; population and electoral trends; means of communication and accessibility; geographical and topographical features; community or diversity of interests; and effective representation.

View the City of Burlington's ward map and search by address to find out which ward you live in.

International ID and permanent resident cards are not accepted.

You may only vote once, regardless of how many properties you own or rent in Burlington.

Burlington’s voters list is managed by the Municipal Property Assessment Corporation (MPAC).

Residents can check if they are on the Voters List by visiting the Voters List tab on this website.

If you require a change to your information on the Voters List or need to be added, the City is offering voters list revisions at any Burlington Public Library branch and select City pool facilities. Changes can also be made on Election Day, Oct. 24, 2022, at your voting location.

Please bring an original piece of identification containing the elector’s name and address. More information

The last day to vote is election day, Monday, Oct. 24, 2022.

You can also vote online between Oct. 11 and 20, and at advance polls on Oct. 15 and 18. Go to Step 3: Pick your preferred voting option and date for more information.

Online voting takes place Oct. 11 to Oct 20. To vote online, you will first need to register. Online voting and registration open on Oct. 11 at 10 a.m. Registration closes on Oct. 20 at 6 p.m., and online voting ends on Oct. 20 at 8 p.m.

Please follow the steps below to register and vote online:

  • Find your Voter Information Letter – these were mailed to voters on the Voters List at the end of September
  • Visit the online voting registration portal – the link is listed on your Voter Information Letter
  • Enter the required information. Note: you will be asked to provide the registration code located on your Voter Information Letter.
  • Submit the form
  • If the information you provide matches our records, you will be sent a link and a voting PIN, either by email or SMS text message.
  • Use this link and PIN to vote online.

Online voting is a secure, convenient way to cast your ballot in this municipal election.

If you have questions about online voting or are experiencing any issues, please email election@burlington.ca or call 905-335-7777, ext. 8683 (VOTE) Monday to Friday, between 8:45 a.m. and 8 p.m., from Oct. 11 to Oct. 20.

This line is also available on Saturday, Oct. 15, from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. and Sunday, Oct. 16, between noon and 5 p.m.

If you have registered and have not received your voting PIN number, please check your junk mail or spam folder to ensure it was not delivered there.

Advance polls are open on Saturday, Oct. 15 from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Tuesday, Oct. 18 from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m.

There are three in-person advance poll voting locations open to all voters. Please see the dates and locations below or visit the Voting Locations tab on this website for more information.

Oct. 15, 2022:

Appleby Ice Centre Community Room 1201 Appleby Line
Burlington Seniors' Centre Auditoriums 1 & 2 2285 New Street
Tansley Woods Community Centre Community Room 1 1996 Itabashi Way

Oct. 18, 2022:

Appleby Ice Centre Community Room 1201 Appleby Line
Burlington Seniors' Centre Auditoriums 1 & 2 2285 New Street
Tansley Woods Community Centre Community Room 1 1996 Itabashi Way

Election Day polls are open on Monday, Oct. 24 from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m.

You may vote at any one of the four accessible locations in your ward. To see a list of all the locations in each ward, visit the Voting Locations tab on this website.

The June 2022 election was a provincial election to vote for your Member of Provincial Parliament (MPP) who serves at Queen’s Park. Visit Elections Ontario to learn more.

This October 2022, you are voting for your local municipal government officials with the City of Burlington, Halton Region and the school boards.

You do not need to provide any information about your sex or gender expression in order to vote.

Election results will be posted on this website under the Election Results tab. The City Clerk declares the official election results as soon as possible after voting day.

The City of Burlington is your best, most trusted source for election information. We will be updating information on this website throughout the election.

We will also be posting on the City’s official social media accounts.

Yes, if you are COVID-19 positive and isolating, yet still wish to vote, you may appoint a proxy to vote on your behalf. Please email election@burlington.ca by 4:30 p.m. on Election Day (Oct. 24) to obtain the appropriate forms. 

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