Election 2017

2017 Municipal Election Key Dates and Locations

In Alberta, General Municipal Elections are conducted every four years, under the provisions of the Local Authorities Election Act. Municipal and School Division elections are regulated by the Town of Blackfalds Municipal Elections Bylaw 1160.13 passed under the authority of the Local Authorities Election Act.

EVENT DATE LOCATION

Nomination Day

Monday, September 18
10:00am to 12:00pm

Town Office
5018 Waghorn St
Council Chambers

Mobile Poll for Incapacitated Voter Pre-Registration Deadline

October 4 - 14 (Must request at least 48 hours prior to end of advance poll #2)

Ph 403.885.6248

Advance Poll #1

Wednesday October 4
10:00am to 8:00pm

Town Office
5018 Waghorn St
Council Chambers

Advance Poll #2

Saturday October 14
10:00am to 8:00pm

Town Office
5018 Waghorn St
Council Chambers

Election Day

Monday October 16
10:00am to 8:00pm

Blackfalds Community Centre

Voter Eligibility and Information

As part of the municipal general elections, Albertans vote for their school board trustees. A general election takes place once every four years. School Boards have important information about general election procedures, forms and regulations for school authorities.

School Board Elections

Contact the Elections Office

The local Returning Officer and Deputy Returning Officers are appointed by Town Council. These roles are responsible for all matters pertaining to the local organization and operation of the 2017 Local Authorities Election, and for enforcement of provisions of the Local Authorities Election Act.

Candidate packages are available at the Town Office, 5018 Waghorn Street during regular business hours (Monday to Friday 8:30am to 4:30pm). Candidate Information and nomination forms are available online 24/7 for reference only.

Questions about the Town of Blackfalds Municipal Election may be directed to:

Returning Officer / Deputy Returning Officers
Town of Blackfalds - Election Office
Box 220, 5018 Waghorn Street
Blackfalds, AB T0M 0J0

Phone: 403.885.6248
email: elections@blackfalds.com

Please Note: Information on this site provides an overview and is not a substitute for the detailed information contained in legislation. All candidates are responsible for ensuring they are aware of and understand the legislation and bylaws concerning elections, and the requirements for nomination.

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