Election

Municipal Elections

Municipal Elections are held on the third Monday of October every four years.   The next scheduled Municipal Election for the Town of Pincher Creek will be October  16, 2017.

Important Dates: 
September 18, 2017 Nomination Day Offical List of Nominees HERE

October 11, 2017 Advance Voting 
October 16, 2017 Election Day 


** Election Results - click here **


 

Voting Information:
Town Hall Gym, 962 St. John Ave
October 11, 2017              10 a.m. – 4 p.m.
October 16, 2017
            10 a.m. – 8 p.m.
Institutional voting stations at the Hospital, Vista Village, Crestview Lodge and Whispering Winds will be available on October 16th only. 

To vote, you must produce identification for inspection. The identification must be one or more of:
 - Government issued photo identification which establishes your name and current address (passports are not acceptable forms of identification as they do not establish your current address).
- Document which establishes your name and address of your current place of residence, such as your most recent utility bill, tax assessment report, etc.
as required by section 53 of the Local Authorities Election Act.

You are eligble to vote if: 
- you have not already voted in this election 
- you are 18 years of age or older
- you are a Candian Citizen 
- you have resided in Alberta for the six (6) consecutive months imediately preceding Election Day
- your place of residence is in the Town of Pincher Creek on Election Day 
- you have provided the required proof of eligilibity as required by section 53 of the local authorities act (see above)








Nomination Packages are available at the Town Office, the packages include additional information on municipal elections. 
 

Running for Municipal Office in Alberta - A Candidate's Guide
Form 3 - Nomination Paper and Candidate's Acceptance
Form 10 - Statement of Scrutineer or Official Agent
Guidlines for the Installation of Election Signs
R
unning for Municipal Office in the Town of Pincher Creek

The Local Authorities Election Act is available at the Town Office or visit the Alberta Queen's Printer website at qp.alberta.ca
Forms must be filed on Nomination Day, September 18, 2017 between 10:00 am and 12:00 pm (noon) at the Pincher Creek Town Office. No monetary deposit is required to submit Nominiation Papers.


 

If you have any questions, please don't hesitate to contact the Deputy Returning Officer, Lou Burnham at dicklou@shaw.ca or 403-627-3045.
 

 

** Election Results - click here **


Other Helpful Links
Council minutes and agendas
AUMA (Alberta Urban Municipalities Association)
Alberta Municipal Affairs
Society of Local Government Managers
Elected Officials Education Programs (EOEP)
Guidlines for the Installation of Election Signs

 


Upcoming Events

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National Aboriginal Day

Public Notices

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Joint Funding Form and Deadline
September 12, 2018
Applications for the 2019 Grant Funding Program will be accepted until September 12, 2018. All applications must be completed in full and submitted on the prescribed form. Application forms are available at the Town and MD Administration offices and on their respective websites. This will be the only opportunity for 2019 Joint Council Grant Funding.
Review of the Local Authorities Election Act (LAEA)
June 20, 2018
It is the intent of the Government of Alberta to review the Local Authorities Election Act (LAEA) following each municipal general election, with the most recent elections held in October 2017.
Fraudulent Phonecaller asking for donations
June 18, 2018
The Pincher Creek Emergency Services Commission contacted the Town of Pincher Creek on June 20, 2018 to warn residents that there have been reports of telephone scammers looking for donations for local fire departments in Alberta.  In some cases, the callers have been using the name of a local emergency services member to request the donation.

Pincher Creek Emergency Services Commission is not canvasing for donations via telephone. If you receive a call requesting a donation please do not provide a donation.
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