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2022 Municipal Elections 


The Clerk has declared the official election results for the 2022 election in accordance with the Municipal Elections Act. 

The following candidates were elected as a result of the Municipal Election held October 24, 2022:

Declaration of Election Results
Elected Candidate (in alphabetical order by office)Office
Ross Kentner Mayor
Shirley Keaveney Deputy Mayor
Steve Bartley Councillor
Tony Bell Councillor
Brandon Forder Councillor
Harley Greenfield Councillor
Robert Uhrig Councillor
School Board Offices
Elected CandidateOffice
* The certified results, when available, will include votes from all municipalities within the school district and will be available on the City of Sarnia's website. Conseil scolaire catholique Providence Trustee - French Separate
Bruce Muise Bruce-Grey Catholic District School Board Trustee - English Separate
Eric Lapointe Conseil scolaire Viamonde Trustee - French Public

Frances Morgan (* Acclaimed)

Bluewater District School Board Trustee - English Public


 Vote Totals 

Vote Totals - Mayor 

Ross Kentner 2063
Paul Vickers 1776
Spoilt 57
Total 3896

Vote Totals - Councillor 

Steve Bartley 2328
Tony Bell 2016
Darryl Birch 523
Bill Cameron 759
Robert Doran 456
Eric Ennis 1620
Brandon Forder 1936
Hugh Grafton 837
Harley Greenfield 2248
Mark Pietrowski 417
Andy Playter 1422
Robert Uhrig 1818
Spoilt 37
Total 16417



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Official List of Certified Candidates

Notice is hereby given to the Municipal Electors that during the period commencing May 1, 2022 and completed on Nomination Day, August 19, 2022, the following persons filed all necessary papers, declarations and fees. The Clerk is satisfied that such persons are qualified and that their nominations satisfy the requirements of the Municipal Elections Act, 1996. The following candidates are certified for the office which follows their respective name:

Official List of Certified Candidates


Name of Candidate(in alphabetical order)OfficeContact Information
Barbeau-Chmielewski, Sylvie

School Board Trustee

CSC Providence

Tel: 519-381-3067

Bartley, Steve Councillor

Tel: 519-794-9980

Bell, Tony Councillor

Tel: 519-538-4442

Black, Michael

School Board Trustee

Grey Bruce Catholic District

Tel: 519-986-4657

Birch, Darryl Councillor

Cameron, Bill Councillor

Tel: 519-377-4467

Caruso, Saveria

School Board Trustee

Conseil Scolaire Viamond

Tel: 519-733-5244

Tel: 705-730-3639

Doran, Robert


Tel: 519-538-1698

Ennis, Eric


Tel: 519-868-6534

Forder, Brandon Councillor

Tel: 905-464-0563

Grafton, Hugh Councillor

Tel: 519-538-3542

Greenfield, Harley Councillor

Tel: 519-538-2570

Keaveney, Shirley Deputy Mayor

Tel: 519-373-7652 

Kentner, Ross Mayor

 Tel: 519-538-3185

Lapointe, Eric R.

School Board Trustee
Conseil scolaire Viamond

Tel: 705-241-8909 

Morgan, Frances

School Board Trustee
Bluewater DSB

Tel: 519-986-2731 

Muise, Bruce

School Board Trustee

Grey Bruce Catholic District

Tel: 519-370-2038

Pietrowski, Mark


Tel: 519-379-9344

Playter, Andy


Tel: 519-377-2822

Reale, Meghan

School Board Trustee

CSC Providence


Uhrig, Robert


Tel: 705-994-5136

Vickers, Paul


Tel: 519-270-5098


Notice is hereby given the certified candidates listed below to be acclaimed to the office that follows their respective names pursuant to s.37 of the Municipal Elections Act, 1996, as amended:

Declaration of Acclamation to Office

Name of Certified CandidateOffice
Keaveney, Shirley Deputy Mayor
Morgan, Frances School Board Trustee
Bluewater DSB

Candidate Questions to the Municipality

Candidates were given the opportunity to ask questions about the Municipality. The questions, along with answers from the CAO, are published below:

Candidate Questions

Rob Armstrong, Chief Administrative Office
21 Trowbridge St W.
Meaford, ON
N4L 1A1

Tel: 519-538-1060 ext. 1121

General Information

The Municipality of Meaford's Election Procedures for the 2022 Municipal and School Board Election are available to the public for reference. 

2022 Municipal and School Board Election Procedures

The Municipal Elections Act, 1996, as amended, requires the Clerk to have regard for the needs of electors and candidates with disabilities and to ensure that all voting places are accessible to all electors. 

2022 Municipal and School Board Accessible Election Plan

A Candidate Open House took place on Tuesday, September 13th & Wednesday, September 14th at various Municipal facilities. The two day schedule can be found here

Grey County Compliance Audit Committee

At their regular meeting on September 26, 2022, Council established the Grey County Compliance Audit Committee (GCCAC) according to this Terms of Reference. Five members have been appointed to the Committee. 

By-law 2022-61 - To Appoint Members to the Grey County Compliance Audit Committee

GCCAC Rules of Procedure

If a qualified elector believes on reasonable grounds that a candidate has contravened the Municipal Elections Act relating to election campaign finances, they can make an application for a compliance audit, which will then be considered by the Compliance Audit Committee. 

Be sure to check this page often for all updates and information regarding the 2022 Municipal & School Board Elections. You can also sign up for the elections mailing list if you'd like to receive a regular e-mail with election information. Please visit the subscribe page and sign up for Election 2022 updates. 

If you have any questions or have any comments about the election, please do not hesitate to contact the Office of the Clerk:

Matt Smith, Clerk
519-538-1060 ext. 1115 

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