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Virtual Information Sessions for Aspiring Candidates

The next Edmonton 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 Schools Trustee for each of the 7 wards or 1 Edmonton Public Schools Trustee for each of the 9 wards

Information on Ward Boundaries

The ward boundaries for the City of Edmonton, Edmonton Public Schools and Edmonton Catholic Schools are changing. Candidates must collect signatures from residents who live in the ward they seek to represent.

City of Edmonton Wards

Current Wards

Bylaw 15142 establishes the current ward boundaries for the City of Edmonton. The current ward maps can be found on the City of Edmonton Ward Maps page.

Upcoming Changes to City of Edmonton Wards

Changes to ward boundaries and names were made through Bylaw 19366 and passed on December 7, 2020. These changes will come into effect on October 18, 2021. New ward maps can be found on the City of Edmonton Ward Maps page.

Edmonton Public Schools Wards

New boundaries for the 9 Edmonton Public Schools wards (A-I) are in effect for the 2021 election. 

Bylaw 2020-2 was passed by the Board of Trustees of Edmonton Public Schools on September 8, 2020. The new ward boundaries can be viewed on the Ward Map.

Edmonton Catholic Schools Wards

New boundaries for the Edmonton Catholic Schools wards 75, 76 and 77 are now in effect. 

Bylaw 2020-1 was passed by the Board of Trustees of Edmonton Catholic Schools on November 25, 2020. The new ward boundaries can be viewed on the Ward Map.

Updated Local Authorities Election Act (LAEA)

The Local Authorities Election Act (LAEA) governs municipal and school division 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.
 
Note that the LAEA was updated on September 1, 2020 and includes amendments related to:

  • Nomination period
  • Contributions to campaigns
  • Advertising
All candidates are encouraged to develop a working understanding of the LAEA.
 
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

Telephone

780-496-8008

Fax 780-498-7058
Email elections@edmonton.ca
Website https://www.edmonton.ca/elections

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