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2021 Council By-election

With the recent resignation of Glenn Price, a second vacancy has been created on Town council. A by-election to fill this second vacancy will run in conjunction with our current by-election. A by-election will be held for the Town of Crossfield on Mon., May 10, 2021, with two (2) positions to be filled for the office of councillor. 

Nomination

If you are interested in running for council, copies of the Candidate Nomination package are available by contacting the Town Office at (403) 946-5565 or by clicking here.

Notice of Nomination Day - Form 3 

Fillable Forms

Qualification of Candidates - Section 21 of the Local Authorities Election Act

A person may be nominated as a candidate in any election under this Act if on nomination date the person:

(a) is eligible to vote in that election,

(b) has been a resident of the local jurisdiction and ward, if any, for the six (6) consecutive months immediately preceding nomination day, and

(c) is not otherwise ineligible or disqualified.

Nomination Day for the office of councillor is Mon., April 12. The candidate may file their nomination paper any time from March 16 until 12 noon on April 12. The date and time for accepting forms is legislated and cannot be changed or extended.

NOTE: Mailed, facsimile transmission or other electronically submitted Nomination Papers will not be accepted.

Nominations papers can be submitted by a person other than the candidate provided the Candidate’s Acceptance (Form 4) is signed and sworn before a Commissioner for Oaths.

After 12 noon on Nomination Day, a person eligible to vote in the election may request to examine filed nominations during regular business hours and in the presence of the returning or deputy returning officer.

The Town of Crossfield does not require a cash deposit with Nomination Papers.

Voter Eligibility and Identification

You are eligible to vote in the by-election if:

  • you are at least 18 years old;
  • you are a Canadian citizen; and
  • you live in Alberta, and your place of residence is within the Town of Crossfield on election day.

The voter must produce identification for inspection. The identification must include one or more pieces of identification as authorized by the returning officer, which establishes the elector’s name and current address, as required by section 53 of the Local Authorities Election act or local bylaw.

Important Dates

Nomination Day

Mon., April 12, 2021
Nominations close at 12 p.m. (noon)
Town of Crossfield Administration Office – 1005 Ross Street, Crossfield

Advance Vote

Wed., April 28, 2021
4 to 8 p.m.
Town of Crossfield Administration Office – 1005 Ross Street, Crossfield

Election Day

Mon., May 10, 2021
Voting Station Hours: 10 a.m. to 8 p.m.
Crossfield Community Centre - 900 Mountain Ave.

For further information on the 2021 Municipal election, please contact:

Lindsey Nash, Returning Officer
Merel Jarvis, Substitute Returning Officer
Town of Crossfield
1005 Ross Street, Box 500 T0M 0S0
(403) 946-5565
town@crossfieldalberta.com

Other Resources

For more information about elections in Alberta, check out the Municipal Affairs Election website.