2021 Election Process for Voters
A voter must be at least 18 years old, a Canadian Citizen, and resides in Alberta and the person's place of residence is located in the local jurisdiction on election day. (s. 47 of the Local Authorities Election Act).
The rules of residency indicate that a person only has one place of residency at a time for the purposes of voting. (s. 48 Local Authorities Election Act).
If I own a business in a municipality, but do not live in that municipality, can I still vote in the municipality where I own my business?
No. You would not meet the eligibility requirements to vote. Your place of residence must be located in the municipality on Election Day. (s. 47(1) Local Authorities Election Act).
If I am a renter, not a property owner, am I entitled to vote?
Yes, a renter can vote if they meet the eligibility requirements (s. 47 Local Authorities Election Act).
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