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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.

Notice of Nomination Day
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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.

Thinking About Running?

Candidate Guide 

Alberta Municipal Affairs has created “Running for Municipal Office in Alberta: A Guide for Candidates”. This guide outlines all the election procedures in Alberta. You can view it by clicking on the link below.

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

Candidates Guide (PDF)