Registrations Start Today to Fill Vacant Councillor Seat

Residents of the Meadows-Waverly ward will be voting for their new council member on May 5th.


The City Council byelection has been scheduled to replace recently former councillor John LoRegio, who left to battle multiple myeloma.


To run in the byelection, a candidate must be a Canadian citizen who is 18 years old as of election day. They must also be residents of both Manitoba and Brandon.


If any employee from the city or a member of a city committee or board wishes to run, they must take a leave of absence from their responsibilities.


Registrations to run start today and end on March 30. Forms are available from the senior election official at Brandon City Hall.


The nomination period starts on March 24 and runs until March 30.


Both registration and nomination paperwork can be obtained from the senior election official, who can be reached by phone at 204-729-2236 or by emailing


Nomination papers must be signed by at least 25 voters from the Meadows-Waverly ward and must be accompanied by a statement of qualification.