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The next General Election will be held on Monday, October 18, 2021, when voters will elect:

  • 1 Mayor
  • 1 Councillor for each of the 12 City of Edmonton wards
  • 1 Edmonton Catholic Separate School Division Trustee for each of their 7 wards or 1 Edmonton School Division Trustee for each of their 9 wards

Important Proposed Changes to Edmonton's Wards

Bylaw 19366 contains amended municipal ward boundaries and new ward names. If Bylaw 19366 receives second and third readings by Council in December 2020, the new boundaries and names will be in effect for the 2021 Edmonton Election.

For more information on the Ward Boundary Review, including Ward maps and the gifted Ward names, please visit

Updated Local Authorities Election Act

The Local Authorities Election Act governs municipal elections in Alberta. It sets out rules and regulations for candidates, donors, electors, and election administrators that must be followed before, during and after an election.
The Government of Alberta has passed Bill 29, The Local Authorities Election Amendment Act, 2020which makes a number of important changes to the Local Authorities Election Act that will affect upcoming local elections.
These amendments include changes to:
  • Nomination Period
  • Contributions to campaigns
  • Advertising

All candidates are encouraged to develop a working understanding of the Local Authorities Election Act, and the impacts of the Local Authorities Election Amendment Act, 2020.

Please review the Notice from the Returning Officer, and the information For Candidates.

It is recommended that candidates seek legal advice, where possible, regarding their obligations.


For More Information

Edmonton Elections

16304 114 Avenue
Edmonton, AB
T5M 3R8



Fax 780-498-7058

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