Make a voting plan: Vote in Burlington’s 2022 municipal election Oct. 11 - 24

Make a voting plan: Vote in Burlington’s 2022 municipal election Oct. 11 - 24

Burlington, Ont. — Sept. 12, 2022 — This October, eligible voters in Burlington will choose who they want to represent them on Burlington City Council in the 2022 municipal election. Voting for the municipal election takes place between Oct. 11 and 24. Residents are encouraged to make a voting plan, so they are prepared to cast their ballot, using the voting option most convenient for them.

Visit myvoteburlington.ca to make your voting plan

Step 1: Check if you are eligible to vote

Are you:

  • a Canadian citizen
  • at least 18 years old
  • live in Burlington (own or rent), or
  • don’t live in Burlington, but you or your spouse own or rent property in Burlington
  • not prohibited from voting under the Municipal Elections Act, 1996 or otherwise by law.

Step 2: Make sure you are on the Voters List

Being on the Voters List saves you time when you vote. You are mailed a Voter Information Letter at the beginning of October that tells you who you can vote for and your in-person voting locations. To see if you are on the Voters List, go to myvoteburlington.ca. If your information needs to be updated, changes can be made at Burlington Public Library branches and City of Burlington pools up to Oct. 22, or on election day at your ward voting location. See myvoteburlington.ca for all the details.

Step 3: Pick your preferred voting option and date

There are three ways to vote:

  • online, using Internet voting, from Oct. 11 to 20, 2022
  • in person at advance polls on Oct. 15 and 18, 2022
  • in person on election day, Oct. 24, 2022

Step 4: Choose what time of day you want to vote

Voting hours vary by voting location. More information about voting locations and hours is available at myvoteburlington.ca.

Step 5: Locate the closest voting location

We want to make voting as easy as possible for you by ensuring voting locations are accessible to everyone. On election day, four voting locations will be available in each ward. Information about accessibility for the City’s 2022 municipal election will be available closer to the election at myvoteburlington.ca.

Other ways to be prepared to vote

  • Learn about the candidates that are running for Burlington City Council, Halton Regional Chair and School Board Trustee at myvoteburlington.ca.

  • Read the stories of other Burlington residents who have shared their voting plans at myvoteburlington.ca.

Burlington is a city where people, nature and businesses thrive. Sign up to learn more about Burlington at burlington.ca/subscribe and follow @CityBurlington on social media.

Quick Facts

  • In October, eligible voters in Burlington will choose who they want to represent them on Burlington City Council in the 2022 municipal election, including Mayor and City Councillor(s). Eligible voters will also vote for Halton Regional Chair and School Board Trustee.

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

  • Candidates running in the 2022 municipal election were certified by the City Clerk on Aug. 22, 2022. To view a list of certified candidates, visit myvoteburlington.ca.

  • The City of Burlington has partnered with Burlington Public Library to make updating your voter information easy and convenient. Visit myvoteburlington.ca or your local library branch for more information.

  • In-person advance voting will take place on Oct. 15 and Oct. 18 at three locations: Appleby Ice Centre at 1201 Appleby Line, Burlington Seniors Centre at 2285 New St., and Tansley Woods Community Centre at 1996 Itabashi Way.

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Kevin Arjoon, City Clerk
“Burlington is an amazing city with a great quality of life. When you vote, you help make our city even better. We want you to feel confident about the voting process. Visit myvoteburlington.ca for everything you need to know about when and how to vote, what to bring when you vote, links to information about the candidates running and more.” 

Links and Resources


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Communications contact:
Suzanne Vukosavljevic
Manager of Communications
Cell: 289-208-6795
suzanne.vukosavljevic@burlington.ca

 

 

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