Municipal Election Information

Municipal elections occur every four years on the third Monday in October; however, a by-election can occur at any time.

Election day is October 16, 2017.

 

Here are the unofficial results! 2017 Edson Election Results - Unofficial (Oct 16th, 2017)

 

This page will be updated periodically to include information for both voters and those interested in running in upcoming elections.

 

 

Information for Candidates

 Thinking about Running for Council? - Information Package - Find information on what it means to be a Town Councillor, eligibility requirements, important dates and more in this handy information package

 

So You're Running for Council - Information Package - Information on candidate registration, funding rules, signage rules, and what to expect during nomination day and through the election.

 

Forms

 

Find more information on the election process at the links below!

Local Authorities Election Act - http://www.qp.alberta.ca/documents/Acts/L21.pdf

Local Authorities Election Act - FAQ's - http://www.municipalaffairs.alberta.ca/local-authorities-election-act-faq

Municipal Affairs Councillor Information - http://www.municipalaffairs.gov.ab.ca/1909

 

 

Information for Voters

The next election is October 16, 2017.

Town of Edson election day voting will take place a the Royal Canadian Legion from 10am to 8pm on October 16th, 2017. (5016 5th Avenue)

Institutional voting stations will also be set up for residents of the Parkland Lodge and extended care at the Edson Hospital.

 

Mail-in Ballots

The Town of Edson is providing the opportunity for residents to vote in the 2017 Municipal Election by Special (Mail-in) Ballot.

Qualifications to vote by Special (Mail-in) Ballot are:

In order to receive your Special (Mail-in) Ballot please submit an application in writing to Kayla Parsons or by email to kaylap@edson.ca.

Applications can be found in the forms section above, or may be picked up at the Town Office.

Questions? Contact Kayla Parsons at 780-723-4401 or at kaylap@edson.ca

 

 

ID Requirements

Proof of identity and current residence is now required to be able to vote in municipal elections.

Municipal Affairs Voter ID Guidelines