MSVW Swan River Office
216 Main Street West
P.O. Box 610
Swan River, Manitoba

204.734-3344
info@munswanvalleywest.com

2022 Election Information

APPLICATION TO VOTE BY SEALED ENVELOPE

Municipality of Swan Valley West

Municipal Election – October 26,2022

If you cannot attend the election in person and wish to vote by sealed envelope, please mail, fax or deliver this request to:

Lynn Williamson, Senior Election Official

Box 610, 216 Main Street, W., Swan River, MB

Phone:  204-734-3344 & Fax: 204-734-3701

Email: elections@munswanvalleywest.com

THE REQUEST TO VOTE BY SEALED ENVELOPE MUST BE RECEIVED BY THE SEO ON OR BEFORE – FRIDAY, October 21, 2022

  • A ballot package will be mailed to you with instructions. If your application is received less than 12 days before the election, you may make other arrangements to have the ballot delivered to you.
  • If you apply in person at 216 Main St. Swan River, a ballot package will be given to you at the time.
  • Please mark your ballot and place in the envelopes provided and return it promptly to ensure the deadline is met.
  • Ballots received after 8:00 p.m. on Election Day will not be accepted.

To qualify to vote, you must be:

  1. A Canadian Citizen
  2. 18 years of age on election day
  3. A resident or owner of land in the municipality for at least six months

*Important: If applying in writing, you must enclose photocopies of ID (an official document issued by the

 Federal, provincial or municipal government that contains your name, address and photograph)

I am unable to attend the regular advance voting to cast my ballot for the 2022 Election.  I therefore request that a ballot package be sent to the address below. 

Name: ________________________________________________________________________________________

Address: _______________________________________________________________________________________

Phone Number: ___________________________________________

Declaration:        I am qualified to vote in this election but unable to go in person to a voting station on Election Day or on advance voting days.  I have not otherwise already voted in this election.

Signature __________________________________________________

NOTICE OF NOMINATIONS

MUNICIPALITY OF SWAN VALLEY WEST

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that on the following days:

September 14th to September 20th, 2022

Between the Hours of 8:30 a.m. and 12:00 p.m and 1:00p.m and 4:30p.m

216 Main Street West Swan River MB R0L 1Z0

Nominations will be received for the offices of Head of Council, Councillor, and Benito LUD Committee Member, of the Municipality of Swan Valley West.

The nomination deadline is September 20th, 2022 at 4:30 p.m. 

Nominations cannot be accepted after this day.

All nominations shall be made in writing and shall be signed by a least twenty-five voters, or NOT less than 1% of the voters (whichever is lesser) of the authority, but in all cases by at least two voters.  Each nomination shall also be accompanied by the candidate’s declaration of qualification.

Nominations may be filed in person or by an official agent at the above location, on the date and hours specified.  To obtain a nomination paper, and/or candidate’s declaration of qualification, contact the SEO.

Nomination papers not accompanied by the required signatures, documents, and not properly filed shall be rejected.

Lynn Williamson, Senior Election Official

126 Main Street Swan River, MB R0L 1Z0

Phone: 204-734-3344 or Email elections@munswanvallywest.com

Dated at the Swan River on the 24th day of August, 2022

 

 

NOTICE OF REGISTRATION OF PROSPECTIVE CANDIDATE FOR GENERAL MUNICIPAL ELECTION MUNICIPALITY OF SWAN VALLEY WEST

Please be advised that a general municipal election will be held on October 26, 2022

Prospective municipal election candidates must register with the Senior Election Official (SEO) during the registration period before they may begin to accept contributions, incur expenses, fundraise or borrow money for their campaign.

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that I will be receiving candidate registrations:

  • For the office of head of Council: between May 1, 2022 and September 20, 2022
  • For the office of Councillor: between June 30, 2022 and September 20, 2022
  • For LUD of Benito LUD Committee Member: between June 30, 2022 and September 20, 2022

At the Municipality of Swan Valley West 216 Main Street W Swan River, MB during the regular hours of business which are 8:30 to 12:00 and 1:00 to 4:30.

 

To obtain a registration form contact:
Lynn Williamson, Senior Election Official
216 Main Street   Swan River MB R0L 1Z0
Telephone: 204-734-3344
Fax:  204-734-3701

Email: elections@munswanvalleywest.com

 

Dated at the Town of Swan River on the 11th day of April, 2022 Lynn Williamson, Senior Election Official

 

MUNICIPALITY OF SWAN VALLEY WEST VOTERS LIST

 

In accordance with Section 36 of The Municipal Councils and School Boards Elections Act, The Municipality of Swan Valley West Voters List is open for changes or revisions.

  • Any person who is eligible to vote in municipal elections in the local authorities of the The Municipality of Swan Valley West can have his or her name added to the Voters List, or have any information about the voter on the Voters List corrected.

  • Any person can request to have his or her name and address obscured from the Voters List. A person who’s name has been obscured will receive a Personal Security Certificate and Identification number.  In a municipal election a person that has been issued a Personal Security Certificate may only vote by Sealed Envelope Ballot and cannot vote in person at the regular or advance voting places.

            *To implement the above, a written request must be submitted to the Senior Election Official, in person, by e-mail, fax or mail to:

 

                        Senior Election Official 
                        Box 610 216 Main Street
                        Swan River, MB R0L 1Z0 
                        Fax: 204-734-3701
                        E-mail:  elections@munswanvalleywest.com

The last day for making revisions to the voters list is September 20, 2022

The next general municipal election takes place on Wednesday, October 26, 2022

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