2017 Municipal General Election Information for Candidates

Election 2017

Qualifications of Candidates


• 18 years of age or older
• Canadian citizen
• Have been a resident of the local jurisdiction for the six consecutive months preceding Nomination Day

Registration of Candidates


Effective January 1, 2014, the Local Authorities Election Act requires all municipal candidates to register with the Municipality in which they intend to run before they accept any campaign contributions. The form that is required to be completed and filed with the Municipality before raising funds can be accessed here.

Nomination Package


The City of Brooks 2017 Municipal General Election Nomination Package will be available by May 8, 2017. The Package provides information for potential candidates for the offices of Mayor and Councillor. The Packages also provides additional information for candidates including:
Registration of Candidates (PDF)
Running for Municipal Office in Alberta (produced by Alberta Municipal Affairs) (PDF)
Pecuniary Interest for Municipal Councillors (Alberta Municipal Affairs) (PDF)


Interested candidates for the position of Mayor or Councillor are invited to pick up a City of Brooks 2017 Municipal General Election Nomination Package at the City of Brooks Office, 201 – 1st Avenue West or may download the Nomination Package found by clicking here.

Should any interested candidates wish to review the nomination package with the returning officer or the deputy returning officer, please utilize the contact number below to schedule a meeting.

Other Resources


Municipal Government Act
Local Authorities Election Act

Contact Information:

Amanda Peterson
Returning Officer
403-362-3333
apeterson@brooks.ca
Amy Rommens
Deputy  Returning Officer
403-362-3333
arommens@brooks.ca