NOMINATION PAPER ACCEPTANCE: Monday, January 4, 2021 -Monday, September 20, 2021 at 12:00 PM
ELECTION DAY: Monday, October 18, 10:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Following Nomination Day, September 20 at noon, if there are more candidates nominated than there are positions available, an Election will be held. Notice of the Election will be advertised in the Redwater Review and online at www.redwater.ca.
Who can be a candidate?
(See section 21 of the Local Authorities Election Act)
A person may be nominated as a candidate in any election under this Act if on nomination day the person:
- Is eligible to vote in that election
- Has been a resident of the Town of Redwater for the 6 consecutive months immediately preceding nomination day
- Is not otherwise ineligible or disqualified
If you are interested in becoming a candidate you are encouraged to review the candidate package.
How to become a candidate?
Review the candidate package.
Every nomination of a candidate must be:
(See section 27 of the Local Authorities Election Act)
In the prescribed form:
Complete form 4- Nomination Paper and Candidate's Acceptance, form 5– Candidate Financial Information & Release of Candidate Information. Forms are available at the Town Office, online by clicking the links above or email firstname.lastname@example.org for a digital copy.
The prescribed form must:
- Have the candidates name and address
- Be signed by at least 5 eligible electors residing in Redwater
- Be signed by the candidate
- Be sworn before a Commissioner for Oaths or Notary Public in and for Alberta
Be accompanied with a $100 deposit paid by cash, certified cheque or money order.
Nominations for the offices of Mayor (1) and Councillor (6) will be received by the Returning Officer or Deputy Returning Officer from Monday, January 4, 2021 to Monday, September 20, 2021 closing at 12 noon in the Town Administration Building, Council Chambers located at 4924 – 47 Street, Redwater.
Please call the Town office at 780-942-3519 ext. 330 or email email@example.com to book an appointment to submit your completed nomination papers or if you have any questions.