Information for Candidates

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The Municipal District of Bonnyville will be holding a municipal election on Monday, October 18, 2021. Voters will elect one Reeve and six Councillors.


Information for candidates

Candidates are responsible for understanding all legislation concerning elections, including nomination, eligibility, campaigning restrictions, campaign finance and disclosure, election offences and prohibitions at voting stations.

The 2021 M.D. Candidate’s Information Guide provides prospective candidates with additional information about running for the M.D. Municipal Council. You can also obtain a paper copy at the M.D. Administration Office.

Alberta Municipal Affairs also has available A Candidate's Guide: Running for Municipal Office in Alberta.

The Municipal Candidate Information Hub is now available from RMA, AUMA, and Alberta Municipal Affairs. This joint initiative provides a hub with helpful videos and information for both new and returning municipal candidates, and provides answers to the following common candidate questions:

    What is it like to be a municipal elected official?

    What is the process for running a municipal campaign?

    Where can I find more info?

Click here for the latest version of the Alberta Local Authorities Election Act.

Election Bylaws

M.D. Bylaw 1662 Election Bylaw 

M.D. Bylaw 1754 Election Bylaw Amendment

M.D. Bylaw 1692 Council Code of Conduct

Election-Related Policies

2A.022 Elections Campaigns Policy