Running for Council
Thinking of Running for Council?
Becoming an Elected Official is an excellent way to serve your community yet it requires a great deal of time and effort. The links below will provide you with important information about the nomination process and the expectations and requirements of Elected Officials in the County of Stettler. If you have any questions that have not been addressed below, please feel free to contact The County of Stettler at 403-742-4441.
Resources and Information
Returning Officer - Doreen Nixon, 403-579-2460
A guide for candidates developed by Municipal Affairs
A brief and generalized overview of the roles and responsibilities of a Councillor
A more detailed organizational overview of the responsibilities of council, the Reeve, the CAO and staff when it comes to the business of local government
Use the links below to download the Nomination Forms for the Ward in which you would like to run. Contact the Returning Officer for more information: Doreen Nixon, 403-579-2460.
Byemoor - Endiang (Ward 1)
Big Valley (Ward 2)
Botha-Gadsby (Ward 3)
Stettler (Ward 4)
Erskine South Warden (Ward 5)
Erskine Buffalo Lake (Ward 6)
Donalda-Red Willow (Ward 7)
Election and Campaign FinancingIf you plan on collecting contributions or financing your campaign in any way other than with your own money, you should read the following information. There are additional forms and processes you must follow if you accept any campaign contributions. For more information about financing an election campaign, pleae contact our Returning Officer,Doreen Nixon (403)579-2460.
Candidate Information Session
There are several changes to the Elections Act, and in order to give candidates all the information they need, Doreen Nixon, Returning Officer for County of Stettler No. 6 is holding a Candidate Information Session.
Monday, September 18th, 2017
County of Stettler Administration Office
We will go over changes to the Election Act, Voter Identification Requirements, Scrutineer Procedures, Signage and Financing regulations and answer any questions you may have about running for office. This information session is open to any municipal candidates looking for some more information about the election. We strongly encourage all candidates to attend so they are well informed on Election Day!