The Ontario Liberal Party is committed to forming the most inclusive team of candidates in Ontario history. In the upcoming election, we’re working to ensure our candidates reflect the diversity of Ontario, including nominating women in half of Ontario’s 124 ridings and 30 candidates under the age of 30.
How to Run as a Candidate for Nomination:
First, you should familiarize yourself with the following documents:
- Section 11 of the Constitution of the Ontario Liberal Party, which governs candidate nominations.
- The Nomination Rules of the Ontario Liberal Party, which outline the specific rules and procedures of the nomination process.
- The Rules of Procedure for Membership of the Ontario Liberal Party, which outline all of the processes and procedures relating to membership and recruitment.
- The Nomination FAQ, which will help answer your questions about the nomination process as a candidate.
- The relevant sections of Ontario’s Elections Finances Act and Elections Ontario’s requirements for nomination contestants.
Once you’re ready to put your name forward as a potential candidate for nomination, you will need to request the Nomination Candidate forms from the Ontario Liberal Party. You can request those forms by submitting a request below.
Request Nomination Candidate Forms:
Recommend someone who would make a great Member of Provincial Parliament:
The Ask Her to Run Campaign
Women make up over 50% of Ontario’s population yet only 38% of MPPs at Queen’s Park. The Ontario Liberal Party is working to change that by nominating women in 50% of all ridings ahead of the 2022 election. If you identify as a woman and would like to run for office, visit our Ask Her to Run campaign site to put your name forward as a potential candidate. You can also visit the site to recommend an inspiring woman for political office.
The Ready to Lead Campaign
Over 2 million people under the age of 30 will be eligible to vote in the next election, creating a seismic shift in Ontario politics. The Ontario Liberal Party is working to be a part of that change by nominating 30 candidates under the age of 30 ahead of the 2022 election. If you’re under the age of 30, visit our Ready to Lead campaign site to put your name forward as a potential candidate. If you’re over the age of 30, visit the site to recommend a talented young person for political office.
Volunteer on a Local Campaign:
Organizing Ontario Volunteers
Strong volunteer teams in riding across the province will be crucial as we work to elect local Liberal candidates and a new Ontario Liberal Government at Queen’s Park. To Get involved in your local riding’s election efforts, sign up as a volunteer today.
Invest in a Local Campaign:
The Liberal Future Fund
The Liberal Future Fund is a new monthly giving program built to help elect a Liberal MPP in your community and a new Ontario Liberal Government to Queen’s Park. Monthly contributions start at as little as $5 to both the Ontario Liberal Party and your local riding association and are eligible for generous tax credits.