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What is a Petition?

Petitions are used to express public opinion to Edmonton City Council. A petition is a written request signed by electors of the City of Edmonton, which is presented to City Council. Petitions that meet all legislative requirements can be used to request City Council take action on a specific issue.

How do I communicate my views to City Council?

You may prepare and forward:

What is an Elector?

An elector is a person who is qualified to vote in a municipal election according to the Local Authorities Election Act, R.S.A. 2000, c. L-21. 

An elector:

  • is at least 18 years old
  • is a Canadian citizen
  • has resided in Alberta for the six (6) consecutive months preceding the date on which the petition is signed
  • resides in Edmonton when he or she signed the petition

For More Information

City of Edmonton Elections and Census Office

16304 114 Avenue
Edmonton, AB
T5M 3R8

Telephone 780-496-8008
Fax 780-498-7058

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