1. Meet all the eligibility requirements
To register as a candidate in the 2021 Edmonton general election, you must be eligible to vote. This means you must be:
- At least 18 years old
- A Canadian citizen
- A resident of Edmonton for the six consecutive months immediately before Nomination Day (September 20, 2021)
- 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.
If you wish to register as a school division 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.