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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 https://www.electionsmanitoba.ca/en/Voting/Candidates/43RDGE.
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 www.electionsmanitoba.ca.
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