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Elections Manitoba: Nominations Close for the Provincial General Election – 189 Candidates Set to Run

Press Release

September 12, 2023

Nominations closed yesterday at 1:00 p.m. for Manitoba’s 43rd provincial general election with 189 candidates running.

Candidates’ names, electoral divisions and party affiliations are listed on Elections Manitoba’s website at

Candidates endorsed by registered political parties are as follows:

Communist Party of Canada – Manitoba (CPC-M): 5 candidates

The Green Party of Manitoba (GPM): 13 candidates

Keystone Party (KP): 5 candidates

Manitoba Liberal Party (MLP): 49 candidates

New Democratic Party of Manitoba (NDP): 57 candidates

The Progressive Conservative Party of Manitoba (PC): 57 candidates

Independent: 3 candidates

The Manitoba Party did not nominate five candidates and will be de-registered by Elections Manitoba. Under The Election Financing Act, if a registered party does not endorse at least five candidates in a general election, the Chief Electoral Officer of Manitoba must de-register the party after the election.

Advance voting runs for eight days, from Saturday, September 23 until Saturday, September 30.

Election day is Tuesday, October 3.

All candidates, polling place locations, ID requirements and more voter information is available at


Elections Manitoba is the independent office of the Legislative Assembly responsible for the administration of provincial elections and byelections.

For media inquiries, contact:

Jack Rach, Communications Officer

Phone: 204-945-4202 | Toll-free: 1-866-628-6837



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