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2021 is Municipal Election Year

Municipal Elections in Alberta take place every four years, and 2021 is an Election year. 
The Municipal Election will take place on Monday, October 18, 2021.
With recent changes to the Local Authorities Election Act, candidates may submit their nomination papers starting on January 1, 2021 (or the next business day) up until 12 noon on Nomination Day, which is September 21, 2021.

Official List of Candidates
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Senate / Referendum Vote 2021

The Order in Council and Writ of Election for the 2021 Alberta Senate Election was issued on June 23, 2021, to hold an election to select 3 Senate nominees who may be summoned to the Senate of Canada, to fill a vacancy or vacancies relating to Alberta. The Senate Election will take place on October 18, 2021, in conjunction with the 2021 Alberta Municipal Elections.

All local jurisdictions holding elections on October 18, 2021 will facilitate the vote by also issuing the senate election ballot to electors. In addition to election day voting, local jurisdictions may also offer advance voting, institutional voting, and special ballot voting. At each voting opportunity, the senate election ballot will be provided to electors to vote in this election.

The Orders in Council were issued on August 9, 2021 for two referendum questions to be voted on during the local elections on October 18, 2021. 

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Senate/Referendum Proclamation

The municipal election was held Monday, October 16, 2017

The polling station was the Claresholm Community Centre located at 5920 - 8th Street West.
Voting hours were 10:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m.

There was a by-election held for the position of ONE COUNCILLOR on Monday, October 15, 2018.

The polling station was the Claresholm Community Centre located at 5920 - 8th Street West.
Voting hours were 10:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m.

A Vote of the Electors regarding Bylaw #1674, a Borrowing Bylaw, was held on Monday, September 30, 2019.

To read about the Municipal Election, please visit Alberta Municipal Affairs website municipalaffairs.alberta.ca/mc_elections.

Candidates Forum & Nominees

Candidate Forum

A Candidate's Forum has been scheduled for the Election to be held Monday, October 18, 2021. It will be held on Monday, October 4th at 6:30 p.m. at the Claresholm Community Centre.  
The Forum is being hosted by the Claresholm & District Chamber of Commerce and the Claresholm Local Press. 

Official List of Candidates