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2017 Election Candidate Registry

In accordance with the changes to the Local Authorities Election Act, Election and Information Services of The City Clerk’s Office will be maintaining a registry of individuals that intend to be candidates in future elections on or after January 1, 2014. If someone wishes to run in future City of Calgary Council elections and intends to begin raising funds and receive donations for that purpose, they must be registered with the Municipality under Section 147.21 of the Act, before accepting any campaign contributions.

The future candidate must disclose his/her intent to run by providing;

  1. full name and address,
  2. location (s) where records of the candidate are maintained, and where any communications may be addressed,
  3. names and addresses of financial institutions to be used for the purpose of depositing campaign contributions,
  4. names of the signing authorities for all of the institutions listed.

Changes to any of the information within the registry must be reported to the Municipality within 48 hours of the changes taking effect in writing by mail, fax or electronic mail. Please be advised that the information contained within the directory is public.