2018 Election
Latest News:
September 19, 2018



Notice is hereby given that a vote of Municipality of Wallace-Woodworth

will be taken to elect Reeve, Councillors and LUD Committee Members from the following duly nominated candidates:

 Head of Council

(1 Head of Council to be elected at large)

Clayton Canart

Sandy Heaman

Vince Heaman


Ward 1

(2 Councillors to be elected)

Valerie Caldwell 

Darren Good

Diana MacDonald

Rodney Pearn


Ward 2

(3 Councillors to be elected)

Adam Bajus

Mark Humphries

Rea Kinnaird

Greg Penner

Barb Stambuski 


Ward 3

(1 Councillor to be elected)

Denis Lachapelle - Acclaimed


Elkhorn LUD

(2 Committee Members to be elected)

Riley Brennand - Acclaimed

Kevin Tutthill - Acclaimed


Kenton LUD 

(2 Committee members to be elected)

Robert Good

Dennis Hemrica

Robert Lake

                           (*Note: order on ballots will be done by Random Draw)




Voting places will be open for voting on Wednesday the 24th day of October 2018 between 8:00 a.m. and 8:00 p.m. at:


KENTON (WARD 1 & LUD KENTON) - Kenton Community Hall – 219 Cornwall Street


ELKHORN (WARD 3 & LUD ELKHORN) - Elkhorn Royal Canadian Legion – 4 Richhill Avenue West


VIRDEN (WARD 2)- Sacred Heart Church - 471 Queens Street West



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 passport) 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 located at:


October 10, 2018 – KENTON – LUD Kenton Office 220 Cornwall Street


October 16, 2018 - ELKHORN - Elkhorn Royal Canadian Legion – 4 Richhill Avenue West


October 18, 2018 – VIRDEN – Municipal Office - 154023 PR 257 (Corner of PR257 & 83Hwy)


between 8:00 a.m. and 8:00 p.m.



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 following health care facilities on election day:


Elkwood Manor – 12 Antrim Street, Elkhorn – October 24, 2018 at 9:30 a.m.





A voter who is unable to go in person to the voting place or vote in advance, may apply in person, in writing, or by fax to the senior election official at:

R.M. of Wallace-Woodworth
154023 PR 257  (Corner of PR257 & 83Hwy)
P.O. Box 2200
Virden Manitoba R0M 2C0
Phone: (204) 748-1239
Fax: (204)748-3450


If applying in person*, a voter may apply between September 26th, 2018 and October 21st, 2018                                      

*A voter applying in person may pick up a sealed envelope ballot package at the time of application.


If applying by mail or fax**, a voter may apply between July 26th, 2018 and October 21st, 2018.                                                              

** A voter applying by mail or fax will receive a sealed envelope ballot package by regular post, or by making alternative arrangements with the senior election official.


Shawna Paulsen, Senior Election Official

Rural Municipality of Wallace-Woodworth

Phone: (204) 748-1239 Fax: (204)748-3450


 August 24, 2018

Subsection [41(1)]


Municipality of Wallace-Woodworth


NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that on the following days: September 12, 2018 to September 18, 2018


between the hours of 8:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. at the following locations:


Virden – Main Office – 154023 PR257


Elkhorn Office – 12 Richhill Ave


Kenton Office – 220 Cornwall Street


I will receive nominations for the offices of Head of Council and Councillors for the Municipality of Wallace-Woodworth.


The nomination deadline is SEPTEMBER 18th, 2018 at 5:00 p.m.  Nominations cannot be accepted after this day.


All nominations shall be made in writing and shall be signed by at least twenty-five voters, or NOT less than 1% of the voters (whichever is the lesser) of the authority or ward (as the case may be), but in all cases by at least two voters. 

Each nomination shall also be accompanied by the candidate’s declaration of qualification.


Nominations may be filed in person at the above location, on the date and hours specified, by an agent, or by fax.

To obtain a nomination paper, and / or candidate’s declaration of qualification, contact the SEO at the telephone number listed below.


Nomination papers not accompanied by the required documents and not properly filed shall be rejected.


Shawna Paulsen, SEO

Municipality of Wallace-Woodworth

Phone: 204-748-1239

Fax: 204-748-3450


April 30, 2018


Municipality of Wallace-Woodworth


Please be advised that a general municipal election will be held on October 24, 2018

Prospective municipal election candidates must register with the Senior Elections Official (SEO) during the registration period before they may begin to accept contributions, incur expenses, fundraise or borrow money for their campaign.

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that I will be receiving candidate registrations:

For the office of Head of Council: Between May 1, 2018 and September 18, 2018

For the office of Councillor: Between June 30, 2018 and September 18, 2018

At the Municipality of Wallace-Woodworth offices located at:

Main Office -Virden                   Kenton LUD                                Elkhorn LUD

154023-PR 257                         220 Cornwall Street                    12 Richhill Ave

204-748-1239                           204-838-2317                             204-845-2161

204-748-3450 (fax)                    204-838-2000 (fax)                     204-845-2312 (fax)

Mon-Fri 8:00a.m. - 5:00p.m.           Mon-Fri 8:00a.m.-5:00p.m.              Mon-Fri 8:00a.m.-5:00p.m.


during regular hours of business.


To obtain a registration for contact the SEO at the telephone number listed below.


Shawna Paulsen

Senior Elections Official

Phone: 204-748-1239 ext. 103

Fax: 204-748-3450


Dated at Virden, Manitoba on April 30, 2018


January 16, 2018


Notice is hereby given that a copy of the VOTERS LIST may be revised at the:

Municipality of Wallace-Woodworth Municipal Office located at 154023 PR257 between February 1, 2018 and February 15, 2018 Monday to Friday between the hours of 8:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m.


At this time, the Senior Election Official (SEO) will be available to update the voters list by:


(a) adding the names of voters who are entitled to have their names on the list;

(b) deleting the names of persons who are not entitled to have their names on the list; and

(c) making such other correction of errors to the list as required.



A person is eligible to have his or her name added to the Voters List if he or she is:

1) a Canadian citizen and at least 18 years of age on election day; and

2) a resident of the local authority for at least six months prior to election day, OR a registered owner of land in the municipality for at least six months prior to election day.



In accordance with Section 25(2) of The Municipal Councils and School Boards Elections Act, any non-resident voter who owns property in more than one ward is responsible to notify the S.E.O in writing, not later than September 18, 2018 of the ward in which he/she desires to vote.

Failing the foregoing, the voter’s name will be placed on the list as the SEO may select.



A voter may apply in writing to the SEO (at the address / fax number below) no later than date to have his/her name and other personal information omitted or obscured from the voters list in order to protect the voter’s personal security. The application may be submitted in person, by mail or fax and must include your name, address and include proof of identity.

All changes to the voters list must be completed on or before September 18, 2018.

Dated at the Wallace-Woodworth Municipal Office in the Province of Manitoba, on January 16, 2018.

Shawna Paulsen, SEO                                               

Municipality of Wallace-Woodworth

PO Box 2200, 154023 PR257

Virden, Manitoba R0M 2C0


Fax: 204-748-3450

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