2022 School Board Elections

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The next general municipal election will be held on Wednesday, October 26, 2022. School board elections are an important opportunity for community members to get involved in public education - by voting for your local trustees or by running as a candidate. This page will provide information about the election and nomination process and how potential candidates can get involved, including information sessions coming up. See below for links to government, MSBA, and local guides and resources.

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Provincial Government Links

- The Public Schools Act link: C.C.S.M. c. P250 (gov.mb.ca)
- The Municipal Councils and School Boards Elections Act link: C.C.S.M. c. M257 (gov.mb.ca)

Manitoba School Boards Association (MSBA)

- MSBA’s School Board Elections 2022 page
- MSBA Orientation Sessions:  On May 4 and May 11, 2022, the MSBA held virtual webinar orientation sessions for candidates thinking of running for trustee for the first time. See session recordings below.
     - Recording of May 4 Webinar
     - Recording of May 11 Webinar
- Webinar Resources
- September 13, 2022, 7:00 pm. (virtual) - Candidate information session

Additional Resource Links

School Boards and Trusteeship in Manitoba
Questions for School Board Candidates
10 Characteristics of Effective Board Members
Fundraising & Social Media Tips