Election 2022


Box 278, Wawanesa, Manitoba R0K 2G0   Phone: (204) 824-2666

 Click Here to see the Statement of Official Voting Results 2022







NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVENthat the same number of candidate nominations has been received as vacancies for office of Councillor in Wawanesa Ward 1 and South Ward 3 as follows:


            Nominated for Wawanesa Ward 1 are:  Bob McDonald and Brett McGregor


            Nominated for South Ward 3 are:  Michael Fisher and Frank Jones


These nominated candidates are hereby elected by acclamation.




NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that a vote will be taken to elect a Head of Council and Ward Councillors from the following duly nominated candidates:


Head of Council                   Councillor North Ward 2                


Dave Kreklewich                  Craig Hatch

Dennis Rome                       Coenraad Fourie     

                                                Ben Arpin

                                                Willi Penner





Voting places will be open for voting on Wednesday, the 26th day of October 2022 between 8:00 a.m. and 8:00 p.m.at the following locations:


Ward 1  Wawanesa                         Wawanesa and District Community Hall

Ward 2  North of Road 43N            Nesbitt Hall

Ward 3  South of Road 43N           Carroll Hall



IDENTIFICATION MAY BE REQUIRED BEFORE BEING ALLOWED TO VOTE.  A person may be required to produce one piece of government issued photo identification (for example – driver’s license) or at least two other documents that provide proof of identity.




For the purpose of accommodating persons who are qualified to vote, but who have reason to believe that they will be absent or otherwise unable to attend their proper voting place on election day, an advance voting opportunity will be available on Saturday, the 15th day of October 2022 between 8:00 a.m. and 8:00 p.m. at the following locations:



Ward 1                       Wawanesa Municipal Office

Wards 2 & 3              Carroll Hall





For the purpose of accommodating persons who are qualified to vote, but reside at a health care facility, a mobile voting station will be set up at the Wawanesa Personal Care Home and Hospital, 506 George Street, Wawanesa, Mb. on the 20th day of October 2022 from 10:00 a.m. until 11:00 a.m.




A voter who is unable to go in person to the voting place or vote in advance, may apply in person or in writing to the senior election official at 106 Fourth Street, Wawanesa, Mb. R0K 2G0 or at cao@oakland-wawanesa.ca


If applying in person, a voter may apply Monday to Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. between September 28thand October 23rd.  If applying by mail or email, an application received 12 or more days before the election will be delivered by ordinary mail.  If the application is received less than 12 days before the election, the voter may be required to make alternative arrangements.  Please contact the SEO at 204-824-2666 for further details. 


Dated at Wawanesa, Manitoba on September 22, 2022.


Joni Swidnicki         

Senior Election Official (S.E.O.)

Municipality of Oakland-Wawanesa

(204) 824-2666

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Important Dates

Candidate Registration Starts

Reeve - May 1, 2022

Councillors - June 30, 2022


September 14, 2022 to September 20, 2022

Campaign Period

Reeve - May 1, 2022 to March 31, 2023

Councillors - June 30, 2022 to March 31, 2023

Withdrawal Deadline

September 21, 2022

Election Day - October 26, 2022

Click this Link to view the 2022 Municipal Elections Resource Hub
Click here to view the Municipal Candidates Guide Book 
Advance Voting Saturday October 15, 2022
8:00am to 8:00pm at the following locations:
Ward 1 - Wawanesa Municipal Office
Ward 2 & 3 at the Carroll Hall
Election Day, October 26, 2022
8:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m.
Ward 1 at New Horizons Building
Ward 2 north of Road 43N at the Nesbitt Hall
Ward 3 south of Road 43N at the Carroll Hall
Please note the boundary change for Wards 2 and 3.

Senior Elections Officer
Joni Swidnicki