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Municipal Elections



Notice is hereby given that Nomination Day is September 20th, 2021 and that nominations for the election of candidates for the following offices will be received at the location of the local jurisdiction office set our below beginning on the 4th day of January, 2021and ending at 12:00 noon on Nomination Day.

Offices:  Number of Vacancies:
Mayor 1
Councillor 6

Location (Address) of Local Jurisdiction Office:

67 - 3rd Avenue West

Cardston, Alberta

DATED at the Town of Cardston, in the Province of Alberta, this 8th Day of September, 2021.

Returning Officer

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Running For Council

Candidates were able to submit nomination papers as early as January 4, 2021 but must have them in by the September 20 deadline, referred to as nomination day, in order to run in the municipal election.

If you are interested in running for Council, please read A candidates Guide: Running for Municipal Office in Alberta. 


Submit your nomination papers

Nomination papers for mayor, councillor and school board trustees (public and separate) can be submitted to Elections Calgary during the nomination period.

The nomination period is January 4 to noon on September 20, 2021.

All candidates must provide Form 4, Form 5 and the Candidate Contact Information Consent Form completed in full and the appropriate deposit at the Town Office. Candidates may not campaign until after their nomination papers have been submitted.

Forms may be picked up in the Town Office or downloaded online

Candidate deposits

All nominations must be accompanied by the appropriate deposit.

  • $100 for mayoral candidates and councillors.

Deposit must be in the form of cash, cheque or money order. Do not send cash deposits in the mail.