Election

PLEASE NOTE: The material that follows is provided for information only. This summary is not intended to replace the candidate’s responsibility to read and understand this legislation, or to seek appropriate advice from professionals as required. The candidate is responsible for ensuring that their campaign complies with all official statutes and regulations.

Municipal Election – Monday, October 18, 2021

The Local Authorities Election Act specifies that a general election shall be held every 4th year.
The general Municipal Election will be held in the Town of Olds on Monday, October 18, 2021 at the Royal Canadian Legion in Olds.  This election will fill seven (7) seats; one for Mayor and six Councillors. 

For more information:
Marcie McKinnon, Returning Officer
Town of Olds – 403-507-3242
Email: legislative@olds.ca

Running for Office (Municipal Election October 18, 2021)

Nomination Hours
The Returning Officer or designate will receive nominations of candidates for the local jurisdiction election during regular business hours of 8:30 a.m. and 4:30 p.m., Monday to Friday, from January 4, 2021 to September 17, 2021 and on Monday, September 20, 2021 from 8:30 a.m. until Noon, at the Town of Olds Municipal Building located 4512 46 Street, Olds, Alberta. 

COVID RESTRICTIONS

At this time appointments are required to drop off or pick up anything regarding the Municipal Election.

Please call 403-507-3242 to make arrangements.

Candidates 

It is official that the following persons have filed Nomination Papers for the Town of Olds Municipal Election:
Name - Seat

Key Dates 

Nomination Period

Nomination Day

Withdrawal Period

Advance Votes

 

Election Day

Official Results Released

Swearing In Ceremony & Organizational Meeting

Campaign Disclosure filing date

January 4, 2021 to September 17, 2021

September 20, 2021 (8:30 am to noon)

September 20-21, 2021 (noon to noon)

October 1, 2021 (4 pm to 8 pm)

October 2, 2021 (10 am to 2 pm)

October 18, 2021 (8 pm to 8 pm)

October 22, 2021

October 25, 2021 at 6 pm

March 1, 2022

Town of Olds Election Information

Alberta Municipal Affairs Election Information

Legislation - Acts

Any person wanting a complete copy of these Acts  or any other piece of legislation should contact:
Alberta Queen’s Printer             
10611 – 98 Avenue; 5th Floor Park Plaza         
Edmonton AB T5K 2P7                 
780-427-4952    
www.qp.alberta.ca     

 

Other Information/References

You may find more information on municipalities and elected officials’ general duties on the
following websites:

In accordance with section 147.4(1) of the Local Authorities Election Act (LAEA), all candidates are required to file campaign disclosure statements with the Returning Officer or Secretary of the local jurisdiction, by March 1, 2022.

  • FORM 26 – CAMPAIGN DISCLOSURE STATEMENT and FINANCIAL STATEMENT - Coming Soon 

 

For more information:
Marcie McKinnon, Returning Officer
Town of Olds – 403-507-3242
Email: legislative@olds.ca