Elections 2021

The Town of Eckville will be holding a municipal election on Monday, October 18, 2021 to elect one (1) Mayor and six (6) Councillors.
NOMINATION PERIOD
Nomination period opens on Monday, January 4, 2021 and closes on Monday, September 20, 2021.
Nominations for Mayor or Councillors will be accepted by the Returning Officer until 12 p.m. on Monday, September 20, 2021.
As per the Local Authority Elections Act Section 10,
within 48 hours of the close of nominations on Nomination Day, the Returning Officer shall post the local jurisdiction office (Town of Eckville Office) the names of all candidates that have been nominated and the offices for which they were nominated.
NOMINATION INFORMATION
  • Nomination Information Package for Candidates
  • Nomination Paper and Candidate's Acceptance
  • Candidate Information
  • Guide for candidates on Election Act
  • Municipal Affairs
  • MGA - Municipal Government Act 
VOTER IDENTIFICATION INFORMATION
In order to vote in the 2021 Eckville Municipal Election, voters are required to provide one piece of identification that establishes both their name, current residential address, as well as make a statement in the presence of an election officer at the voting station.
THE FOLLOWING DOCUMENTS THAT CONTAIN BOTH YOUR NAME AND ADDRESS WILL BE ACCEPTED AS VALID PROOF OF IDENTIFICATION:
  • Photo identification issued by a Canadian Government or Agency, whether federal, provincial or local government.
  • Alberta Operator's (Driver's) License
  • Alberta Identification Card
  • Bank/credit card statement or personal cheque
  • Correspondence issued by a school, college or university
  • Government cheque or cheque stub
  • Income or property tax assessment notice
  • Utility bill (telephone, public utilities, gas or water)
If you need further information on Eckville's municipal election please contact _________________________ at the Town Office at 403-746-2171.