Running for Office
Election Day: Monday, October 21, 2013 is Election Day for the 2013 Edmonton General Election
Nomination Day (for all elected positions): Monday, September 23, 2013
Please Note: Information on this site provides an overview, but is not a substitute for the detail contained in legislation.
Nomination, Election Legislation & Bylaws
Candidates are responsible for understanding all legislation and bylaws concerning elections, as well as the requirements for nomination.
Access the nomination forms for the 2013 Election and learn more about the nomination requirements, legislation and bylaws.
City Council and School District Trustee elections are held on the same day, use the same ballot and are overseen by the City’s Returning Officer.
Term of Office
New for 2013: As per Section 10 of the Local Authorities Election Act, the term for all elected candidates will be now be four years.
In the 2013 General Election, Edmontonians will elect:
- Chief Elected Official (Mayor): One (1) candidate elected city-wide.
- City Council: One (1) candidate is elected from each of the city’s 12 wards.
- Edmonton Public School Board: One (1) School Board Trustee is elected from each of the 9 Public School District Wards.
- Edmonton Catholic Separate School District: One (1) School Board Trustee is elected from each of the 7 Catholic Separate School District Wards.
For more information:
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