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Local municipal government elections are held under the authority of the Local Authorities Election Act. 


OFFICIAL NOTICE OF NOMINATION PERIOD


Municipal Election – Monday, October 18, 2021

The Local Authorities Election Act specifies that a general election shall be held every 4th year.
The General Municipal Election will be held in the Town of Didsbury on Monday, October 18, 2021, at the Didsbury Memorial Complex located at 1702 21 Avenue. This election will fill seven (7) seats; one for Mayor and six Councillors.

 

For more information:
Luana Smith, Returning Officer
Town of Didsbury – 403-335-3391
Email: lsmith@didsbury.ca

 

RUNNING FOR MUNICIPAL OFFICE? 

Are you interested in getting involved with your community's leadership?

For more information on running for Municipal Office, read the Candidates Information Guide for the 2021 Municipal Election. (coming soon!)

The Returning Officer or designate will receive nominations of candidates for the local jurisdiction election during regular business hours of 8:30 am. and 4:30 pm, Monday to Friday, from January 4, 2021, to September 17, 2021, and on Monday, September 20, 2021, from 8:30 am. until 12:00 pm, noon, at the Town of Didsbury Municipal building located 1606 – 14 Street, Didsbury. 

 

NOMINATION FEE

The nomination fee is $100.00 which is payable by cash, cheque, or money order.


COVID RESTRICTIONS

At this time appointments are required to drop off or pick up anything regarding the Municipal Election.

Please call 403-335-3391 to make arrangements.

 

KEY DATES FOR THE 2021 MUNICIPAL ELECTION

Nomination PeriodJanuary 4, 2021, to September 17, 2021.

Nomination DaySeptember 20, 2021, 8:30 am until 12:00 pm.

Withdrawal PeriodSeptember 20-21, 2021, 12:00 pm noon until 12:00pm noon the following day.
Advance VotingOctober 9-10, 2021, 12:00 pm until 7:00 pm
(at the Town Office, 1606-14th Street, Didsbury)
Election DayOctober 18, 2021, 7:30 am until 8:00 pm
(at the Didsbury Memorial Complex, 1702-21 Avenue, Didsbury)
Official Results ReleasedOctober 22, 2021

Campaign Disclosure FilingMarch 1, 2022



VOTER IDENTIFICATION ON ELECTION DAY

Proof of identity and current residence is required to be able to vote in municipal elections.

Click HERE for more information on acceptable forms of identification.


Town of Didsbury 2021 Municipal Election Nomination Papers filed as of January 31, 2021

MAYORCOUNCIL
Hunter, RhondaAndrews, Sheree
Windsor, Bill

Original Nominations Forms can be viewed at the Town of Didsbury Administrative Office in person by appointment with the Returning Officer.


FOR MORE INFORMATION ON THE 2021 MUNICIPAL ELECTION, CONTACT OUR RETURNING OFFICER AT: 

Luana Smith

Manager of Legislative Services and Returning Officer

Phone: 403-335-7731

Email: lsmith@didsbury.ca


Deborah Porath

Substitute Returning Officer

Phone: 403-335-7734

Email: dporath@didsbury.ca