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Election

Municipal Elections

Municipal Elections are held on the third Monday of October every four years.   The next scheduled Municipal Election for the Town of Pincher Creek will be October 18, 2021.

Important Dates: 
September 20, 2021 at 12 noon nominations close 

October 13, 2021 Advance Voting from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at 962 St. John Ave
October 18, 2021 Election Day  from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. at 962 St. John Ave 
 

UNOFFICIAL list of nominees HERE 

Offical List of Nominees HERE  


Chamber of Commerce All Candidates Forum




Municipal Senate Election and Referendum Proclamation










 


 
Voting Information:
Town Hall Gym, 962 St. John Ave
October 13, 2021 Advance Voting from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at 962 St. John Ave 
October 18, 2021 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 18 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 eligble to vote if: 
- you have not already voted in this election 
- you are 18 years of age or older
- you are a Candian Citizen 
- you have resided in Alberta for the six (6) consecutive months imediately 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 Deputy Returning Officer, Lou, 403 627 3045. 
 



Friday October 8, 2021 

The Local Authorities Election Act (LAEA) only allows electors to vote if they are inside the voting station at closing time. Minister McIver has approved Ministerial Order No. MSD:103/21, enabling electors to vote in the upcoming local election if they are in line at the close of the voting station. This provision aligns with processes used for provincial elections. 
Find out more here. 


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, 2021 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
 

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