Election

Municipal Elections

Municipal Elections are held on the third Monday of October every four years.   The next scheduled Municipal By-Election for the Town of Pincher Creek will be October 17, 2022.

Important Dates: 
September 20, 2022 at 12 noon nominations close 

October 12, 2022 Advance Voting from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at 962 St. John Ave
October 17, 2022 Election Day  from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. at 962 St. John Ave 
 

Offical List of Nominees HERE    <---- click








 


 
Voting Information:
Town Hall Gym, 962 St. John Ave
October 12, 2022 Advance Voting from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at 962 St. John Ave 
October 17, 2022 Election Day  from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. at 962 St. John Ave 


Institutional voting stations: Pincher Creek Hospital, Vista Village, Crestview Lodge and Whispering Winds Village will be available on October 17 only. 

To vote, you must produce identification for inspection. The identification must be one or more of:
 - Government issued photo identification which establishes your name and current address (passports are not acceptable forms of identification as they do not establish your current address).
- Document which establishes your name and address of your current place of residence, such as your most recent utility bill, tax assessment report, etc.
as required by section 53 of the Local Authorities Election Act.

You are eligible to vote if: 
- you have not already voted in this election 
- you are 18 years of age or older
- you are a Canadian Citizen 
- you have resided in Alberta for the six (6) consecutive months immediately preceding Election Day
- your place of residence is in the Town of Pincher Creek on Election Day 
- you have provided the required proof of eligilibity as required by section 53 of the local authorities act (see above)

** Election Results - click here **


If you have any questions, please don't hesitate to contact the Returning Officer, Laurie Wilgosh, 403 627 3156  
 



Nomination Packages are available at the Town Office, the packages include additional information on municipal elections. 

 

 

Running for Municipal Office in Alberta - A Candidate's Guide
Form 4 - Nomination Paper and Candidate's Acceptance
Form 16 - Statement of Scrutineer or Official Agent
Guidlines for the Installation of Election Signs
Running for Municipal Office in the Town of Pincher Creek

The Local Authorities Election Act is available at the Town Office or visit the Alberta Queen's Printer website at qp.alberta.ca

Forms must be filed by September 20, 2022 at 12:00 pm (noon) at the Pincher Creek Town Office. No monetary deposit is required to submit Nominiation Papers.

 

Other Helpful Links

Council minutes and agendas
AUMA (Alberta Urban Municipalities Association)
Alberta Municipal Affairs
Society of Local Government Managers
Elected Officials Education Programs (EOEP)
Guidlines for the Installation of Election Signs
 

Public Notices

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Holiday Hours
December 24, 2022
We have some changes to our operations over the holiday period, find more info here! 
Christmas Decorating Challenge
December 4, 2022
Submit a location that should be on the volunteer judging panels list in Pincher Creek! 
Craft Markets & Holiday Shows
December 1, 2022
2022 Christmas Craft & Vendor Shows Pincher Creek & Area  
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