1. Meet all the eligibility requirements
To register as a candidate in the 2021 Edmonton Election, you must be eligible to vote and have been a resident of Edmonton for six consecutive months immediately before September 20, 2021.
You are eligible to vote if you are:
- At least 18 years old on September 20, 2021
- A Canadian citizen
- A resident of Edmonton on Election Day (October 18, 2021)
There may be other reasons an aspiring candidate is ineligible to register as a candidate. You can find more information in sections 21-24 of the Local Authorities Election Act (LAEA).
If you wish to register as an Edmonton Public Schools or Edmonton Catholic Schools Trustee candidate, you are encouraged to review sections 4(4) and 74 of the Education Act.
If you are looking for more details, check out the Nomination Process Checklist.