2021 GENERAL MUNICIPAL ELECTION INFORMATION

 

2021 ELECTION PROCESS FOR CANDIDATES

Welcome to the 2021 Alberta Beach General Municipal Election!

Nomination period begins January 1, 2021
Nomination Day Closes at 12:00 noon on Monday, September 20, 2021

Notice of Nomination Day - Completed Nominations must be submitted to the Returning Officer by 12:00 noon on Monday, September 20, 2021 at the Village Office, 4935 - 50 Avenue.

Effective September 4, 2021 - Masks or face coverings are mandatory in all indoor public spaces.

Election day is Monday October 18, 2021

Dear Potential Candidates,
Thank you for your interest in running for Alberta Beach Village Council. Council members have an important responsibility to effectively represent their constituents and an important privilege to provide direction for the community's future.

This guide is designed to give prospective candidates an understanding of the process and legislative requirements for running for municipal office in Alberta Beach.  

By reading this information package, we hope that you will be able to make a more informed decision on whether to run for office. If you decide to run, we wish you the best of luck in your campaign.

I trust that you will find this information package helpful. If you have any questions, please contact Kathy Skwarchuk, Returning Officer, at aboffice@albertabeach.com or call 780-924-3181.

Sincerely,

Kathy Skwarchuk
Chief Administrative Officer

Download and print the complete 2021 Prospective Candidates Package HERE!

Form 4 - Nomination Paper and Candidate's Acceptance

Form 5 - Candidate Financial Information

Form 11 - Enumerator, Candidate or Official Agent Proof of ID for Section 52 Access

Form 16RSE - Statement of Scrutineer or Official Agent

Form 26 - Campaign Disclosure Statement and Financial Statement

Council Code of Conduct Bylaw 260-18

Council Procedure Bylaw 280-20

Please note that every candidate should read and reference the Municipal Government Act (MGA) and the Local Authorities Election Act (LAEA). 

The LAEA is the primary legislation that guides the conduct of a municipal or school board election or by-election. 

***Important: this is a general information package only and has no legislative sanction. For certainty, the local authorities election act and other relevant statutes and regulations should be consulted.  Note: this guide is subject to change.

Candidate Resource Material Links

A Candidate's Guide for Running for Municipal Office in Alberta

Local Authorities Election Act

Municipal Government Act

Municipal Affairs / Elections

Form 4: Nomination Paper and Candidate's Acceptance

Form 5: Candidate Financial Information

Form 11 Enumerator, Candidate or Official Agent Proof

Form 16RSE Statement of Scrutineer or Official Agent

Form 26 Campaign Disclosure Statement

Voter Identification Requirements

Webinar Training:

Alberta Counsel is offering the following webinars for those running or participating in municipal elections in the fall. These webinars will provide you with the tools and information you need to take your campaign to the next level. The cost per webinar is $50.00.
How to Reach & Engage Voters During Elections - July 6th @ 12-1 PM
“10 Things You Need To Know To Win The Election” - July 8th @ 12-1 PM