O'Connor Township

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Municipal Elections

Certified Candidates 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


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                                                         577-6735

Candidates for Councillor 

Name                                                                   Nomination Date                                                  Phone Number

Alex Crane                                                            May 5, 2022                                                             473-9420

Jonathon Hari                                                 August 5, 2022                                                          623-6775

Bishop Racicot                                              August 12, 2022                                                        577-2215

John Sobolta                                                   August 15, 2022                                                       624-8025

Brendan Rea                                                    August 18, 2022                                                      708-5122

Carly Torkkeli                                                 August 19, 2022                                                       620-2579

Click here to see: Certified Candidates

Click here to see: Declaration of Acclamation to Office 


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 and key dates on the upcoming Election, please visit:

The 2022 Municipal Elections.


2018 Municipal Elections

2019 – 2022 Board Appointments