Municipal Election

The next general municipal election will be held on Monday, October 16, 2017.

Nomination Day is Monday, September 18, 2017.


As of January 2014, changes to the Local Authorities Election Act require all candidates intending to run in an upcoming municipal election to register with the municipality prior to accepting campaign contributions.

In accordance with the Local Authorities Election Act (LAEA) citizens who are considering running in the 2017 Municipal Election are accountable for ensuring their own eligibility.  Please reference the LAEA Sections 21, 22 and 23 to determine your eligibility as a possible candidate.

If you intend to run as a candidate in the 2017 Municipal Election, prior to accepting campaign contributions, please complete Form 3A - Application for Registration of Notice of Intent to Become a Candidate for Municipal Office and submit it to Whitecourt Administration.

For further information please contact:

  • Marlene Pinchbeck, Returning Officer
  • Tara Gallant, Legislative Manager or 780-778-2273

Election Signage

Learn about guidelines relating to election signage in Whitecourt.

Town of Whitecourt
5004 52 Avenue, Box 509
Whitecourt  AB  T7S 1N6
Ph: 780.778.2273   Fax: 780.778.4166
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