Are you thinking about running for office? Find out what you need to know to run.
You are eligible to run in an election if you
Read more eligibility requirements from the Local Authorities Election Act.
Learn about what is expected of each position:
If you are planning to run for municipal office, you must register with the Returning Officer before you accept campaign contributions.
Both the Red Deer Public School Board and the Red Deer Catholic Regional School Board have passed their own Campaign Contribution and Expense Disclosure Bylaws under section 118(2) of the Local Authorities Election Act. With these bylaws in place., candidates for School Trustees are required to register before accepting campaing contributions.
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The Returning Officer will accept nominations on Nomination Day, Monday, September 18, 2017 between 8 a.m. and 12 p.m. Learn more about Nomination Day.
The following information may be helpful for anyone considering running for office in Red Deer:
Questions? Contact Us.
Candidates: Use the 2017 Election Candidate Preparation Checklist (pdf) to ensure your campaign is on track.