Municipal Election Resources

The 2022 municipal election will be held on Monday, October 24. Advance voting takes place from October 7–14.

Visit Toronto Elections to:

  • find out who is running in your ward;
  • find information about how to vote, accessibility accommodations, ID requirements, and more;
  • learn more about Toronto's election rules and process; and
  • find educational guides and tools.

Watch this page for more resources on voter engagement, events, and information relevant to nonprofits who are engaging in the election.

 


Events

We'll post election events as we learn of them. In the meantime, check out the events we're hosting.


Advocacy campaigns

Poverty

United Way Greater Toronto has put together a checklist that you can use to gauge where candidates stand on urgent issues.

Climate action and the environment

https://election.torontoenvironment.org/

https://www.communitybenefits.ca/what_s_at_stake_in_toronto_s_municipal_election

Affordable housing 

https://right2housingto.ca/toronto-election-2022/

Transit

https://www.ttcriders.ca/ 

Poverty and tenant rights

https://acorncanada.org/resource/toronto-acorn-municipal-platform 

Ending Homelessness

https://taeh.ca/end-homelessness-2022

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Candidate Tracker

The Local's Candidate Tracker is a comprehensive tool to help voters stay informed about who’s running for office. It has fact-checked biographies of council and mayoral candidates, and soon, school trustee information and head-to-head comparisons of where candidates stand on major issues.

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Information for candidates and third-party advertisers

More information on third-party advertising here

The Association of Municipalities of Ontario website has a guide to running for Council, information on a campaign to create more diverse Council tables, and more. Find more candidate resources here

Friday, September 23

  • Final spending limits provided to candidates and registered third-party advertisers

  • Final self-contribution limit provided to candidates running for Mayor and Councillor (does not apply to School Board Trustee candidates)

Friday, October 21

  • Last day to register as a third-party advertiser

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News, opinion, and analysis

On the power of incumbency

On democracy

On diversity, inclusion, and representation

On the Province's move to give Toronto "strong mayor" powers:

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