Information for Candidates

Are you thinking about running for office? Find out what you'll need to know including rules about signage, funding your campaign and forms you will need to complete.

Important Dates for Candidates

Nomination Day, election forums and other important dates are outlined.

Election Advertising and Signs

Ensure your signs and advertising meet the rules and regulations.

Campaign Contributions and Expense Disclosure

Learn more about what’s an allowable campaign expense and the rules around accepting contributions.

Frequently Asked Questions

Find the answers to commonly asked candidate election questions.

How Do I Run?

Learn more about eligibility and how you register as a candidate to run in the municipal, public and Catholic school board elections.

Nomination Day is September 18

Nominations for Mayor, Councillors, Public School Trustees and Catholic School Trustees will be accepted by the Returning Officer on Monday, September 18, 2017.

Candidate Registration

By registering as a candidate you are eligible to collect campaign contributions. 4914 - 48 Avenue, Red Deer, Alberta