Election

THE NEXT MUNICIPAL ELECTION WILL BE HELD ON MONDAY, OCTOBER 16, 2017.

Thinking about running in the next municipal election?

FREE TRAINING FOR PROSPECTIVE CANDIDATES
The Society of Local Government Managers in partnership with Alberta Municipal Affairs presents ALBERTA LEADERS TRAINING for individuals running for local office.
Helping you better understand the rigors and demands of elected office, while fostering ethical standards in the election campaign process.
Monday, September 11, 2017 from 7:00 to 10:00 p.m. in the lower level of The Keg restaurant, Lethbridge.
For information or to register, please visit www.albertaleaders.ca.

Alberta Municipal Affairs has created “Running for Municipal Office in Alberta: A Guide for Candidates”. This guide outlines all the election procedures in Alberta. You can view it HERE.

To read about the Municipal Election, please visit Alberta Municipal Affairs website HERE.

Municipal Election Day was Monday, October 21st, 2013.

Polling Station was the Claresholm Community Centre located at 5900 – 8 Street West.
Hours were 10:00am to 8:00pm.

Advance Poll was Monday, October 7th, 2013 from 1:00 to 6:00pm in Council Chambers at the Administration Office.

Claresholm & District Chamber of Commerce along with the Claresholm Local Press hosted a Candidates Forum on Thursday, October 10th at the Claresholm Community Centre.

RESULTS ARE NOW OFFICIAL:  ****ELECTED****
New Council was sworn in at the Organizational Meeting on Monday, October 28, 2013 at 7:00pm in Council Chambers at the Town Office. The public was welcome to attend.

Mayor (one position):

643  Moore, David
691****Steel, Rob

Councillors (six positions):

715****Cutler, Jamie
660****Dixon, Chris
723****Fieguth, Betty
844****Ford, Shelley
569  Hanselmann, Curt
391  Hubka, David Michael
426  MacPherson, Doug
590****McAlonan, Mike
572****O’Neill, Lyal
523  Sutter, Daryl B.
570  Van Amerongen, Judy
351  Wall, Barry

Changes to the Local Authorities Election Act  mean that the new Council will be elected for a four year term of office. There were several changes made to the LAEA that are explained in this Information Bulletin from Alberta Municipal Affairs.

Voter Identification is required by all voters. Each voter must produce one piece of identification that establishes both the elector’s name and current address. For information regarding Voter Eligibility Identification Requirements, please click HERE.
You must be a Canadian Citizen and have been a resident of Alberta for at least six (6) months immediately preceeding Election Day. Your place of residence must be in the Town of Claresholm on Election Day in order to vote for Mayor and Councillors.