2021 Election Process for Candidates

Welcome to the 2021 Municipal Election!

Nomination period begins January 1, 2021
Nomination day is September 20, 2021
Election day is Monday October 18, 2021
Dear Potential Candidates, 

Thank you for your interest in running for Three Hills’ Town Council. Council members have an important responsibility effectively representing their constituents and an important privilege to provide direction for the community’s future. Running for council is a noble goal and your desire to do so is to be commended. 

This guide is designed to give prospective candidates an understanding of the process and legislative requirements for running for municipal office in the Town of Three Hills.

By reading this information package, we hope that you will be able to make a more informed decision on whether to run for office.  If you decide to run, we wish you the best of luck in your campaign. If you decide that running for council is not for you, we hope that you will consider becoming involved in our community be exploring other opportunities (such as becoming a committee member). 

I trust that you will find this information package helpful. If you have any questions, please contact Kristy Sidock, Returning Officer, at ksidock@threehills.ca or 403-443-5822 or myself at cao@threehills.ca or 403-443-5822.


Ryan Leuzinger
Chief Administrative Officer

Download and print the complete 2021 Prospective Candidates Guide  HERE! for more information.

 Form 4 – Nomination Paper and Candidate's Acceptance

Becoming an Elected Official is an excellent way to serve your community yet it requires a great deal of time and effort.  

Please note that every candidate should read and reference the Municipal Government Act (MGA) and the Local Authorities Election Act (LAEA). 

The LAEA is the primary legislation that guides the conduct of a municipal or school board election or by-election. 

The Municipal Government Act (MGA) is the primary legislation that governs municipalities.

Further information may be found at: 

***Important: this is a general information package only and has no legislative sanction. For certainty, the local authorities election act and other relevant statutes and regulations should be consulted.  Note: this guide is subject to change.