A municipal election will be held Mon. Oct 18, 2021. Crossfield will have one polling station - Crossfield & District Community Centre (900 Mountain Avenue) - open 10 a.m. to 8 p.m.
Elections will be held for the following offices within the jurisdiction of the Town of Crossfield for a four (4) year term.
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If you are interested in running for council, copies of the Candidate Nomination package are available by contacting the Town office at (403) 946-5565 or by clicking here.
Qualification of Candidates - Section 21 of the Local Authorities Election Act
A person may be nominated as a candidate in any election under this Act if on nomination date the person:
(a) is eligible to vote in that election,
(b) has been a resident of the local jurisdiction and ward, if any, for the six (6) consecutive months immediately preceding nomination day, and
(c) is not otherwise ineligible or disqualified.
All candidates for Mayor and councillor must file their Nomination Papers within the period of Jan. 1, 2021 and ending on Monday, Sept. 20, 2021 at noon (12 p.m.). The date and time for accepting forms is legislated and cannot be changed or extended.
NOTE: Mailed, facsimile transmission or other electronically submitted Nomination Papers will not be accepted.
Nominations papers can be submitted by a person other than the candidate provided the Candidate’s Acceptance (Form 4) is signed and sworn before a Commissioner for Oaths.
After 12 noon on Nomination Day, a person eligible to vote in the election may request to examine filed nominations during regular business hours and in the presence of the returning or deputy returning officer.
The Town of Crossfield does not require a cash deposit with Nomination Papers.
Voter Eligibility and Identification
You are eligible to vote in the by-election if:
- you are at least 18 years old;
- you are a Canadian citizen; and
- you live in Alberta, and your place of residence is within the Town of Crossfield on election day.
The voter must produce identification for inspection. The identification must include one or more pieces of identification as authorized by the returning officer, which establishes the elector’s name and current address, as required by section 53 of the Local Authorities Election act or local bylaw.
Monday, Sept. 20, 2021
Nominations close at 12 p.m. - noon.
Town of Crossfield Crossfield Administration Office – 1005 Ross Street, Crossfield,
Advance polls will held on:
- Thursday Sept. 30, 2021
- Wednesday Oct. 6, 2021
- Tuesday, Oct. 12, 2021
Advance Polls will be held at the Town of Crossfield Administration Office - 1005 Ross Street Crossfield 4 to 8 p.m.
Monday, Oct. 18, 2021
Voting Station Hours: 10 a.m. to 8 p.m.
Crossfield Community Centre - 900 Mountain Ave.
In conjunction with the Municipal General Election electors will also be able to vote:
- for school trustee,
- for 3 Provincial Senate Nominees,
- on a Referendum on equalization payments and daylight-saving hours.
It is official that the following persons have filed Nomination Papers for the Town of Crossfield Municipal Election:
For further information on the 2021 Municipal election, please contact:
Lindsey Nash, Returning Officer
Merel Jarvis, Substitute Returning Officer
Town of Crossfield
1005 Ross Street, Box 500
- Local Authorities Election Act
- Roles and responsibilities of municipal officials – Municipal Affairs
- Pecuniary Interest for Municipal Councillors - Municipal Affairs
- What every Councillor needs to know - A Handbook for Elected Officials - Municipal Affairs
In accordance with section 147.4(1) of the Local Authorities Election Act (LAEA), all candidates are required to file campaign disclosure statements with the Returning Officer or Secretary of the local jurisdiction, by March 1, 2022.
- FORM 26 – CAMPAIGN DISCLOSURE STATEMENT and FINANCIAL STATEMENT - Coming Soon
For more information about elections in Alberta, check out the Municipal Affairs Election website.
PLEASE NOTE: The material that follows is provided for information only. This summary is not intended to replace the candidate’s responsibility to read and understand this legislation, or to seek appropriate advice from professionals as required. The candidate is responsible for ensuring that their campaign complies with all official statutes and regulations.