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Election 2022

The next general municipal election will be held on Wednesday, October 26, 2022.
Senior Election Official 
Robert J Potter
Phone: 204-461-1664

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that a vote of the Rural Municipality of Gimli will be taken to elect: 

1 Mayor and 4 Councillors 

from the following duly nominated candidates:  
For the office of Mayor: 
1. CHUDD, Kevin
For the office of Councillor:
1. MARTIN, Barry
3. PETROWSKI, Richard
4. MARKUSSON, Daphne
5. ISFELD, Brittany
6. LUPRYPA, Danny
7. DAMM, Andy
8. PALSON, Thora
Voting Opportunities for the RM of Gimli 2022

Every resident of the Rural Municipality of Gimli is encouraged to vote in the 2022 General Municipal Election on Wednesday October 26th, 2022. 

Not every voter is able to cast their ballots on Election Day and a few alternate opportunities are offered.

Advance Polls will be at Gimli New Horizons, 17 North Colonization Rd on the following dates:
Friday, October 7th, 2022 – 3:00 pm to 8:00 pm
Saturday, October 8th, 2022 – 12:00 pm to 8:00 pm
Sunday, October 9th, 2022 – 8:00 am to 8:00 pm
Friday, October 14th, 2022 – 3:00 pm to 8:00 pm
Saturday, October 22nd, 2022 – 12:00 pm to 8:00 pm

On Election Day - Wednesday, October 26th, 2022, there are several voting opportunities:
1.Arnes Community Hall, 20005 Arnes Rd.
2.Gimli New Horizons, 17 North Colonization Rd.
3.Winnipeg Beach Community Club, 32 Hamilton Ave.
4.St. James Collegiate, 1900 Portage Ave. Winnipeg

Polls open at 8:00 a.m. and close at 8:00 p.m.

Other voting opportunities include:
A mobile vote at the Gimli Community Health Centre on October 12th, 2022 1pm – 3pm
A mobile vote will be held for residents of Betel Personal Care Home on a date and time to be determined prior to October 26th, 2022
A mobile vote will be held for the residents of the Waterfront Centre on October 11th, 2022 10am to 2pm
Sealed Envelope Vote (Vote by Mail)

The sealed envelope vote is available to all voters who are not able to attend any of the above opportunities.  It involves a few simple steps:
Contact the SEO by email or Canada Post who will provide the application to Vote by Sealed Envelope
Complete the application to vote by sealed envelope. Make a copy of your official Identification and return both to the SEO
The ballot package will be sent via Canada Post or in the case of local voters may be picked up in person. If the ballot package is picked up in person you may complete / vote at that time.
Return your ballots before the close of voting at 8:00 p.m. on Election Day October 26th, 2022

*Application to vote by sealed envelope closes on October 23, 2022. If your application is received less than 12 days before Election Day (October 26th) you may choose an alternate delivery to Canada Post to ensure the return of ballots by 8:00 p.m. Wednesday October 26th, 2022.

Not on the Voters List 
If, when you attend or use one of the above voting opportunities, and your name is not on the Voters List you will be able to vote IF you complete an Oath of the Voter form which requires you to swear/affirm, in part, that you;
Are a Canadian citizen and the age of 18 years
That you have resided in or owned property in the RM of Gimli for 6 months prior to the Election and you provide the civic address of your residence or the legal description of the property you own
That you are entitled to vote in the Election 
That you have not previously voted in the Election