Candidate Information

Candidates for the Office of Mayor and Councillor 

Eligible Candidates - Qualifications 

To become a candidate, you must be: 

  • at least 18 years of age; 
  • a Canadian citizen; and 
  • a resident of the City of Grande Prairie since March 20, 2021. 

Nomination Submission Requirements: 

Each candidate must submit the following in-person to the Returning Officer: 

A completed Nomination Paper (Form 4) which must be: 

  • signed by a minimum of twenty-five (25) eligible electors to vote in the Election and that reside in the City of Grande Prairie on the date of signing the Nomination Paper; 
  • sworn (or affirm) the candidate’s acceptance on the Nomination Paper in the presence of the Returning Officer, a Commissioner for Oaths or Notary Public in and for Alberta; and 
  • accompanied by a deposit of one hundred dollars ($100.00). This deposit is payable by cash, debit, credit, certified cheque, or money order made payable to the “City of Grande Prairie”.  *Pursuant to Section 30(1) of the Local Authorities Election Act & Ministerial Order No. MSD:103/20 

New this Election: Candidate Financial Information (Form 5) - Financial Institution Information

 

Candidates for School Board Trustees 

Eligible Candidates - Qualifications 

To become a candidate, you must be: 

  • at least 18 years of age; 
  • a Canadian citizen; and 
  • a resident of the City of Grande Prairie since March 20, 2021. 

Nomination Submission Requirements: 

Each candidate shall submit the following in-person to the Returning Officer: 

A completed Nomination Paper (Form 4) which must be:

  • signed by a minimum of five (5) eligible electors to vote in the Election and that reside in the Public School Division or the Separate School Division-Ward 1 on the date of signing the Nomination Paper; and
  • sworn (or affirm) the candidate’s acceptance on the Nomination Paper in the presence of the Returning Officer, a Commissioner for Oaths or Notary Public in and for Alberta. 

New this Election: Candidate Financial Information (Form 5) - Financial Institution Information  

 

Note: You cannot be nominated for more than one office of the same elected authority as per section 23(1) of the Local Authorities Election Act.