Municipal Elections

The next municipal election is on Monday October 16, 2017.

Nomination day is on Monday September 18, 2017.

In the County of Grande Prairie, each of the nine electoral divisions elects one Councillor. To be nominated as a candidate in an electoral division, the person must be a resident of the division for six consecutive months prior to nomination day.

The term of office is for four years. There is no limit on the number of times a Councillor can be re-elected.

After the general election, the nine Councillors elect from among themselves a Reeve and a Deputy Reeve by secret ballot at their annual organizational meeting.

Please check back for information on advanced polling dates & locations as well as election day voting locations.

Preparing to be a Candidate

Candidates intending to run in the October 2017 municipal election are required to register with the municipality prior to accepting any campaign contributions. 

Before you file your nomination paper there are some things you should consider, view the Municipal Affairs Running for Municipal Office in Alberta:  A Candidate’s Guide for details.

Candidate Registration

Nomination packages can be picked up at the County Administration Building located at 10001- 84th Avenue in Clairmont or downloaded online [PDF - 1.6 MB].

Nomination day is on September 18, 2017 from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. in the Administration Building located at 10001- 84th Avenue in Clairmont.

For More Information

Sheryle Runhart; Deputy Returning Officer
Ph: 780-532-9722 ext. 1205

Related Links

Municipal Affairs
Candidate Registration Package [PDF - 448 KB]
Local Authorities Election Act