E-Service Requests
2018 Election

The municipal election was held on Wednesday, October 24, 2018.

Senior Election Official (SEO)

Helene Gowryluk

Rural Municipality of West St. Paul

3550 Main Street

West St. Paul, MB  R4A 5A3

Phone: 204-338-0306 ext. 111

Fax: 204-334-9362

email: elections@weststpaul.com

The SEO office is located at our Fire Hall (3550 Main street) and hours are Monday, Tuesday and Friday from 1:00pm to 4:00pm.  Additional appointment times outside those hours can be arranged if needed.

2018 Election Results


Candidate Votes

Cheryl Christian 1528 Elected
Bruce Henley 1114

Ward 1

Eleanor Link 305 Elected
Len Small 223
Peter Campbell 198

Ward 2

Giorgio Busceti 360 Elected
Dan Garcea 319

Ward 3

Dorothy Kleiber 290 Elected
Detlef Hindemith 260

Ward 4

Stan Parag 390 Elected
Gerald Bilenky 184
Thomas Rozwadowski 98

School Trustee

Evelyn Myskiw 1586 Elected
Ashpreet Maan 984


2018 Election Ward Boundaries

RM of West St. Paul By-Law No. 2017-18 comes into effect at the 2018 election.  This By-Law ensures that the Municipal ward boundaries comply with The Municipal Act and to ensure population distribution is equitable in the Municipality. 

A copy of the By-Law can be found here.  

The street listing for each ward can be found here

The new ward boundary map can be found here.




Rural Municipality of West St. Paul


Notice is hereby given that a vote of the RM of West St. Paul will be taken to elect Mayor; Councillor Ward 1, Councillor Ward 2, Councillor Ward 3; Councillor Ward 4, and School Trustee from the following duly nominated candidates:
WARD 1:   Len SMALL; Eleanor LINK; Peter CAMPBELL


Voting places will be open for voting on Wednesday the twenty fourth day of October, 2018 between 8:00 am and 8:00 pm at Sunova Center, 48 Holland Road, West St. Paul for Wards 1 and 2, and West St. Paul School, 3740 Main Street, West St. Paul, for Wards 3 and 4.          
IDENTIFICATION WILL 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 the Municipal Fire Hall, 3550 Main St. West St. Paul, and will be open during each of the following days:  Oct.18 and 19, 2018, 8:00 am to 8:00 pm; Oct. 20, 2018, 8:00 am to 6:00 pm; and Oct. 21, 2018, 12:00 noon  to  6:00 pm




For the purpose of accommodating persons who are qualified to vote, but reside at a health care and other facility, a mobile voting station will be set up at the following health care facilities on election day for their residents only:

1. St. Benedict’s Place/St. Benedict’s Monastery, 225 Masters Ave. West St. Paul MB 9:00 am to 11:00 am
2. Middlechurch Home/Middlechurch on the Red, 280 Balderstone Rd. West St. Paul 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm 


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 email to the senior election official at elections@weststpaul.com or at the Fire Hall Election Office, 3550 Main Street, West St. Paul, MB. R4A 5A3.

If applying in person*, a voter may apply between Sept. 26, 2018 and Oct. 21, 2018 with an appointment made at elections@weststpaul.com  or 204 338-0306 ext. 111.

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

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

Helene Gowryluk S.E.O.                                                                
RM of West St. Paul
Senior Election Official      
204 338-0306 Ext. 111


Qualification of Voters

Resident Voters

•Canadian Citizen

•at least 18 years of age on Election Day; and

•a resident of the local authority for at least six months on Election Day


Non-resident Voters 

•Canadian Citizen

•at least 18 years of age on Election Day; and

•a registered land owner in the municipality for at least six months on Election Day


A maximum of two non-resident voters per property are permitted to vote in a municipal election.  In order to be included on the voters' list, each voter must obtain written consent from the majority of the registered landowners and file with the SEO. 


Qualification of Candidates

Who May Run:

a Canadian Citizen

at least 18 years of age on Election Day

a resident of Manitoba

a voter in the municipality in which you are seeking office.  (To qualify as a voter you must be a resident or property owner in the municipality before April 24, 2018.)

 Who May NOT Run:

an employee of the municipality unless they have been granted a leave of absence

a councillor or candidate running for office in another municipality 

a candidate running for school trustee

a member of the Legislative Assembly of Manitoba, Senate, or House of Commons in Canada

a provincial judge or justice of the peace

a judge of the Court of Queen's Bench of the Court of Appeal

Registration Period

All prospective candidates must register with the SEO during the registration period:

For Head of Council - between May 1, 2018 and September 18, 2018

For Councillor - between June 30, 2018 and September 18, 2018 

All candidates must register before they can begin to accept contributions or spend money on their campaign. 

Nomination Period

The nomination period is September 12, 2018 to September 18, 2018.  All nominations must be supported by at least 25 voters of the ward or not less than 1% of the voters of the ward, whichever is less, for Councillor and by at least 25 voters of the municipality for Head of Council.  Eligible names must appear on the voters list.  

It is important to note that if you are running for ward councillor, the 25 names must be residents or landowners of the ward you are running in and must appear on the voters list.


The following nomination papers have been submitted: 


Bruce Henley
Cheryl Christian


For Councillors:
Ward 1:
Eleanor Link
Peter Campbell
Len  Small


Ward 2:
Giorgio Busceti
Dan Garcea


Ward 3:
Dorothy Kleiber
Detlef Hindemith


Ward 4:
Stan Parag
Gerald Bilenky
Thomas Rozwadowski


For School Trustee:
Evelyn Myskiw
Ashpreet Maan


Campaign Period

The Campaign Period for Mayor is May 1, 2018 to March 31, 2019.  

The Campaign Period for Councillor is June 30, 2018 to March 31, 2019. 



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

Prospective municipal election candidates must register with the Senior Election 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 RM of West St. Paul office, 3550 Main Street, West St. Paul, Manitoba during the regular hours of business.  

To obtain a registration form contact the SEO, Helene Gowryluk, by phone at 204-338-0306, by fax at 204-334-9362 or email at elections@weststpaul.com.

Dated at West St. Paul, Manitoba on the 26th day of April, A.D., 2018.

Helene Gowryluk
Senior Election Official 
Rural Municipality of West St. Paul 

Additions to the Voters List and/or Personal Security Protection Requests 
In accordance with Section 36 of The Municipal Councils and School Boards Election Act (MCSBEA), the RM of West St. Paul Voters List is open for changes or revisions. 
•Any person who is eligible to vote in municipal elections in the Local Authority of the RM of West St. Paul can have his or her name added to the Voters List, or have any information about the voter on the Voters List corrected.
•Any person can request to have his or her name and address obscured from the Voters List. A person whose name has been obscured will receive a Personal Security Certificate and identification number. In a civic election, that person may only vote by Sealed Envelope Ballot and cannot vote in person at the regular or advance voting places.
To implement the above, a written request must be submitted to the Municipal Office, in person, by e-mail, fax or mail to: 
RM of West St. Paul
3550 Main Street
Winnipeg MB R4A 5A3 
Phone: 204-338-0306
Fax: 204-334-9362
E-mail: info@weststpaul.com 
The next General Election takes place October 24, 2018. 
Questions? Call 204-338-0306