The next municipal election will be held on Monday, October 24, 2022. We will be continually updating this page throughout 2022 with election information.

Candidate Information Session - May 12, 2022

The Towns of Bradford-West Gwillimbury, Innisfil and New Tecumseth and The Townships of Adjala-Tosorontio and Essa will be hosting a Candidate Information Session, “So You Want to Run for Council”. Anyone interested in running as a candidate in the 2022 Municipal and School Board Election is encouraged to attend this virtual session.

Fred Dean, a municipal trainer and former municipal solicitor will be the guest speaker. Fred will provide an overview of the scope of duties, workload and impact on family life, so potential candidates can better understand what they are signing up for.

The presentation will be of benefit to newcomers to the municipal election process, as well as those who have participated in past elections. Topics to be discussed include:

  • Role and responsibilities of council and head of council
  • Role of municipal staff
  • Municipal powers and how they are exercised
  • Municipal Conflict of Interest
  • Councillor Code of Conduct
  • Role of Council’s Integrity Commissioner

The session will take place on Thursday, May 12, 2022 beginning at 6:00 p.m. As this will be a virtual event, pre-registration is required. Sign up for the information session.

2022 Municipal and School Board Elections

In the Township of Adjala-Tosorontio, our residents and property owners can vote for and elect the following positions every four years;

Mayor: one to be elected at large

Deputy Mayor: one to be elected at large


  • Ward 1: one to be elected
  • Ward 2: one to be elected
  • Ward 3: one to be elected
  • Ward 4: one to be elected
  • Ward 5: one to be elected

School Board Trustee: one to be elected for each office

  • Simcoe County District School Board (English Public) - to be filed at the Township of Essa
  • Simcoe Muskoka Catholic District School Board (English Separate) - to be filed at the Town of New Tecumseth
  • Conseil Scolaire Viamond (French Public) - to be filed at the City of Barrie
  • Conseil Scolaire Catholique MonAvenir (French Separate) - to be filed at the City of Barrie
Important Dates


Nomination Period for Candidates

May 2, 2022 to August 18, 2022
Nomination Day August 19, 2022 (9:00am to 2:00pm)
Certification of Nominations August 22, 2022
Registration Period for Third Party Advertisers May 2, 2022 to October 21, 2022
Election Day October 24, 2022
New Term of Council Begins November 15, 2022