The next municipal election day for Toronto is Monday, October 24, 2022. Advance voting days are October 7-14.

Find information about the 2022 municipal election key dates for voters, and candidates and third party advertisers interested in participating in the election.

2022

Thursday, September 1

Friday, October 7 to Friday, October 14

  • Advance Voting Days

Monday, October 24

  • Election Day

2023

Friday, June 29

  • Last day for an eligible elector in the City of Toronto to file a compliance audit application
Learn more about Candidate Information Sessions offered July 14 and August 24 and more Candidate Resources.

2022

Monday, May 2

  • First day to file a nomination paper for the offices of Mayor, Councillor and School Board Trustee
    • once the nomination paper is filed with the City Clerk, the candidate can start raising and spending money on their campaign
    • preliminary spending limit provided to candidates
    • preliminary contribution limit provided to candidates running for Mayor and Councillor (does not apply to School Board Trustee candidates)
  • First day to file a notice of registration as a third party advertiser
    • a third party advertiser cannot raise or spend money on their campaign, nor begin advertising, until their registration is certified by the City Clerk
    • preliminary spending limit provided to third party advertiser upon certification

Thursday, July 14

  • Manage your Campaign Information Session

Friday, August 19 at 2 p.m.

  • Deadline for candidates to:
    • file a nomination
    • withdraw a nomination
    • change office

Monday, August 22

  • Last day for the City Clerk to certify candidate nomination papers

Wednesday, August 24

  • Manage your Campaign Information Session

Thursday, September 1

  • Voters’ List, ward maps and list of voting locations will be available to candidates

Tuesday, September 13 to Friday, September 16 (10 a.m. to 3 p.m.)

  • Candidates can view the logic and accuracy testing of the vote counting equipment at Toronto Elections, 89 Northline Road
  • To attend, please email candidateinfo@toronto.ca

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)

Thursday, September 29

  • First day election signs and campaign office signs can be erected

Friday, October 7 to Friday, October 14

  • Advance Voting Dates
  • Candidates can access the list of people who voted during the advance voting period

Friday, October 21

  • Last day to register as a third party advertiser

Monday, October 24

  • Election Day

Thursday, October 27

  • Election signs and campaign office signs to be removed by the end of day

2023

Tuesday, January 3

  • End of campaign period for candidates and third party advertisers
  • Last day to file a Notice of Extension, Form 6, to continue campaigning to erase a deficit

Friday, March 31 at 2 p.m.

  • Deadline for candidates and third party advertisers to file the initial financial statement

Monday, May 1

  • Candidates and third party advertisers who did not file their financial statement by Friday, March 31, 2023 may file it within the 30 day grace period if they pay a $500 late filing fee. Any candidates who file within the 30 day grace period is not entitled to receive their refund of nomination filing fee.

Friday, June 29

  • Last day for an eligible elector in the City of Toronto to file a compliance audit application

Friday, June 30

  • End of extended campaign period

Friday, September 29 at 2 p.m.

  • Deadline for candidates and third party advertisers to file the supplementary financial statement (applies only to those who extended their campaign period)

Monday, October 30

  • Candidates and third party advertisers who did not file their financial statement by Friday, September 29, 2023 may file it within the 30 day grace period if they pay a $500 late filing fee.

Friday, December 29

  • Last day for an eligible elector in the City of Toronto to file a compliance audit application.
  • Deadline for contributors to apply for a contribution rebate either online or manually