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2021 General Municipal Election

These resources are meant to assist individuals that are interested in seeking election for Sturgeon County Municipal Council in the 2021 Municipal Election. The information provided is general in nature and has been prepared as a reference only for candidates.

Each candidate is responsible for reading, understanding and complying with all relevant legislation and for ensuring that his or her campaign meets the requirements of all legislation.

 

 

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For any questions or inquiries regarding Sturgeon County's municipal election, please contact:

Jesse Sopko, Returning Officer

Phone: 780-939-8377
Email:   election@sturgeoncounty.ca

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Printed copies of the following documents are available for pick-up at County Centre starting Monday, January 4, 2021.

Due to COVID restrictions, County buildings are open to the public by appointment only. Call 780-939-4321 or email sturgeonmail@sturgeoncounty.ca to book an appointment. 

For those with appointments, appropriate face coverings or masks must be worn by anybody who enters our buildings.

*The Nomination Handbook reflects information available to Sturgeon County as of the date of publication. Potential changes to Provincial legislation governing municipal elections including the Local Authorities Election Act may require amendments and updates to this Handbook from time to time. Candidates downloading or referencing this Handbook should check back frequently for updates. Each updated version of the Handbook will indicate the revision date and changes made since the previous edition for ease of reference.


Sturgeon County supports consistency in its communication with all candidates.

Through the Elections Campaign Policy, a process has been established for handling candidate information requests that will allow candidates to be provided access to the same information. If any candidate submits a request for information about County programs or services, a reply will be provided via email to all candidates. Requests for information may be made in writing to election@sturgeoncounty.ca.

Sturgeon County will make every reasonable effort to provide a response to candidates.However, as the election draws near, time may not permit a response. Questions that are complex in nature or must be treated in accordance with privacy legislation may be clarified by Administration and it may be recommended that the candidate submit a request in accordance with the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act.