Here’s who is running for office in upcoming Burlington municipal election


Published August 22, 2022 at 3:30 pm

The official list of Burlington candidates in this fall’s municipal elections has been released by the City.

Nominations closed last week and the final slate was certified Monday, Aug. 22.

“Nearly 65 per cent of Canada’s core infrastructure is owned, operated and maintained by municipalities,” said Kevin Arjoon, City Clerk.

“The City of Burlington oversees many of the services the community relies on every day such as fire response, transit, roads and recreation programs. The 2022 municipal election is your opportunity to choose who makes key decisions for you and your city.”

Here’s an alphabetical list of who Burlington voters will be casting their votes for, incumbents noted.



  • Jim Kerr
  • Anne Marsden
  • Marianne Meed Ward (I)
  • Steven Rieck
  • William Tuck

City and Regional Councillor

Ward 1

  • Kelvin Galbraith (I)
  • Robert Radway

Ward 2

  • Keith Demoe
  • Lisa Kearns (I)
  • Tim O’Brien

Ward 3

  • Jennifer Hounslow
  • Luke McEachern
  • Rory Nisan (I)

Ward 4

  • Tony Brecknock
  • Olivia Duke
  • Shawna Stolte (I)
  • Eden Wood

Ward 5

  • Guy D’Alesio
  • Andrew Hall
  • Denny Pirzas
  • Paul Sharman (I)

Ward 6

  • Angelo Bentivegna (I)
  • Rick Greenspoon
  • Renato Velocci

Regional Chair

  • Gary Carr (I)
  • Andrea Grebenc
  • Jane McKenna

Halton District School Board

Wards 1 and 2

  • Matthew Diodati
  • Sebastian Dumitrescu-Georgescu
  • Omar Kayed

Wards 3 and 6

  • Nathaniel Arfin
  • Chris Goff
  • Stephen Green
  • Alison Hodd
  • Anna Sophia Jodhi
  • Dan Smith
  • Xin Yi Zhang

Ward 4

  • Roxanne Anderson
  • Michael Beauchemin
  • Varun Bhardwaj
  • Michael Duhacek
  • Margo Shuttleworth (I)

Ward 5

  • David Biagioni
  • Amy Collard (I)

Halton Catholic District School Board

Wards 1 and 2

  • Vincent Enzo Iantomasi (I)
  • Kirsten Kelly

Wards 3 and 6

  • David Cherry
  • Trish Nicholls-Powell

Wards 4 and 5

  • Brenda Agnew (I)
  • Rick Giuliani

Conseil scolaire Viamonde

  • Pierre Gregory (acclaimed)

Conseil scolaire catholique MonAvenir

  • Dominique Janssens (acclaimed)

Voting for the Burlington municipal election takes place between Oct. 11 and 24. There are three ways to vote:

  • online, using Internet voting, from Oct. 11 to 20
  • in person, at advance polls on Oct. 15 and 18
  • in person, on election day, Oct. 24

Individuals eligible to vote in the Burlington municipal election must be:

  • a Canadian citizen
  • at least 18 years old
  • a resident in the City of Burlington (own or rent property)
  • a non-resident of Burlington, but you or your spouse own or rent property in Burlington.
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