O'Connor Township

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Phone: 807-476-1451
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Municipal Elections


Electors can now use Elections Ontario’s site to update their information for provincial, municipal and DSSAB elections in Ontario.  Electors adding, confirming, or updating their information using Voter Registration will need to provide proof of identity and eligibility to vote which will be reviewed by Elections Ontario.

Voter Registration website

EN: https://RegisterToVoteOn.ca

FR: http://InscriptionVoteON.ca

Voter Registration service

EN: https://vReg.RegisterToVoteON.ca

FR: https://vReg.InscriptionVoteON.ca



For the 2022 Municipal Election Results please visit 2022 Municipal Election Results.

Thank you to everyone who voted.

Financial Statements will be posted as received below the Candidates Name.

Post-Election Accessibility Report



As of the Closing of Nominations, the following candidates have put their names forward and will be official certified on Monday, August 22, 2022.

Candidates for Mayor

Name                                                                   Nomination Date                                                  Phone Number

Jim Vezina                                                        August 18, 2022                                                        807-577-6735

Vezina – Financial Statement

Candidates for Councillor 

Name                                                                   Nomination Date                                                  Phone Number

Alex Crane                                                        May 5, 2022                                                               807-473-9420

Crane – Financial Statement

Jonathon Hari                                                August 5, 2022                                                          807-623-6775

Hari – Financial Statement

Bishop Racicot                                               August 12, 2022                                                       807-577-2215

Racicot – Financial Statement

John Sobolta                                                   August 15, 2022                                                       807-624-8025

J. Sobolta – Financial Statement

Brendan Rea                                                   August 18, 2022                                                       807-708-5122

Rea – Financial Statement

Carly Torkkeli                                                 August 19, 2022                                                       807-620-2579

 Torkkeli – Financial Statement

Click here to see: Certified Candidates

Click here to see: Declaration of Acclamation to Office 


PLEASE NOTE:  The Township of O’Connor supports a mask friendly workplace.  However, masks are not required to be worn.  If you are not comfortable coming into the office, with or without a mask, or if you have mobility issues, please honk your car horn and someone will come out to assist you.

ELECTION DAY:  Monday, October 24th from 10:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m.

ADVANCED VOTE:  Tuesday, October 18th from 3:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.

LOCATION FOR VOTING DAYS: Council Chambers, 330 Highway 595.  Please use the back door of the Municipal Office to enter.

The 2022 Municipal Election will be held Monday, October 24th.  Learn more about Municipal Elections through our educational resources, the Election Accessibility Plan and the rules that govern our processes.

Please make sure that you are on the voters list by going to www.voterlookup.ca  Eligible electors can:

  • confirm or update their electoral information;
  • add an elector name to an address; and,
  • change school support for the purpose of voting in a school board election.

If you are a resident, owner or tenant of property in Ontario, a Canadian citizen and 18 years of age you can vote in Ontario’s Municipal and School Board Elections.  We all play a role in ensuring a fair electoral system, and it is the responsibility of every elector to make sure their information is up-to-date and accurately reflected for electoral purposes.

Not sure if the role suits you?  If you would like more information on Municipal Government, please visit:

Municipal Government 101

How Local Government Works

Municipal Elections

Ontario Municipalities

Come out and meet your Candidates on Thursday, October 13, 2022 at 7 p.m. in the O’Connor Community Centre, 330 Highway 595. Click on Candidates Night Oct 13, 2022 Hosted by the O’Connor Community Club


Nominations open on Monday, May 2nd with Nomination Day on Friday, August 19th.  All Candidates must:

  • be a Canadian citizen and at least 18 years old,
  • be a resident of the municipality or a non-resident owner or tenant of land in the municipality or the spouse of such non-resident owner or tenant,
  • not legally prohibited from voting; and not disqualified by any legislation from holding municipal office,
  • pay a nomination fee of $100 for Councillor or $200 for Mayor, refundable if you receive 2% of the votes cast in the election.

If you are interested in running for Council and would like more information on the Municipal Councillor role, please visit:

The Ontario Municipal Councillor’s Guide. 

For more information, forms, and key dates on the upcoming Election, please visit:

The 2022 Municipal Elections.


2018 Municipal Elections

2019 – 2022 Board Appointments