Candidate Information Session

Learn About Becoming a Candidate

On June 21st the Newmarket election team hosted an information session for prospective candidates. The session provides information about:

  • Election rules in the Municipal Elections Act
  • Details about becoming a candidate and the Nomination Process
  • Information about Newmarket Council
  • Suggested resources for candidates

Click below to view a recording of the session 

Municipal Candidate Information Sessions in York Region

A number of York Region Municipalities are hosting online and in-person information sessions. Most sessions cover the same content, so please contact the municipalities directly to register for information sessions at a date and time that works for you.

Additional sessions will be posted when they are scheduled.


Host Municipality

How to Register/View

April 14, 2022 1:00 p.m.

Township of King See video of presentation

April 21, 2022 7:00 pm

City of Vaughan

MMAH Candidate Training Presentation (PDF)

City of Vaughan Municipal Election Overview (PDF)

April 26, 2022
5:00 p.m. &
April 28, 2022  
9:00 am

Town of East Gwillimbury  See video of Session 1

June 9, 2022  Noon - 2pm

City of Markham

 Register here

June 21, 2022  7:00 pm

Town of Newmarket Details available here

 July 28, 2022  7 - 9 pm

City of Markham  Register here

Find out who has registered as a candidate in the 2022 Newmarket municipal election. 

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