In Alberta, General Municipal Elections are conducted every four years, under the provisions of the Local Authorities Election Act.
The next general election is scheduled to take place on Monday, October 16, 2017, with nomination day being Monday, September 18, 2017 from 10 am to 12 noon.
Town of Westock residents will elect a Mayor and 6 Councillors to serve a four year term.
Are you thinking of running?
If so, you must file a Notice of Intent to run in the upcoming Municipal Election.
Changes to the Local Authorities Election Act beginning January 1, 2014, requires that no candidate may accept campaign contributions, including the funds of the candidate, unless the candidate is registered with the municipality in which the candidate intends to run. Be advised that in-kind donations also constitute a campaign contribution.
If you are planning to run as a candidate in the upcoming Election, please complete Form 3A – Application for Registration of Notice of Intent to become a Candidate for Municipal Office and submit it to the Returning Officer; Annette Boissonnault at firstname.lastname@example.org. The completed form can also be dropped off at the Town Office located at 10003 - 106 Street in Westlock.
The Local Authorities Election Act (Act) can be accessed through Alberta Queen's Printer.
Additional information about the upcoming municipal election will be posted as it becomes available. Check back regularly for updates!