Candidate list for 2021
The nomination period is now open. A list is available of candidates who are running for the offices of mayor, councillor and school board trustee (public and separate).
View the candidate list for 2021
Election worker hiring
Elections Calgary is hiring workers for the 2021 Calgary General Election. Approximately 3,600 temporary election workers will be hired to work during Advance vote (October 4-10, 2021) and on Election Day (October 18, 2021). There are a wide variety of job opportunities for you to get involved in.
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Special (mail-in) ballots
You can now request your mail-in ballot for the election. Learn if you qualify to receive a mail-in ballot and how to receive one.
View mail-in ballot information
Elections Calgary's priority is to deliver an election that is safe and accessible for all eligible voters. In 2021, we have more voting stations open more hours during the Advance Vote and on Election Day.
The Elections Calgary eNewsletter has information for candidates, third party advertisers, job-seekers and the public.
Elections Calgary information
The Returning Officer respectfully acknowledges that the General Election is taking place on the traditional territories of the peoples of the Treaty 7 region in Southern Alberta, which includes the Blackfoot First Nation tribes of Siksika, the Piikuni, the Kainai, the Stoney Nakoda First Nations tribes of Chiniki, Bearspaw, and Wesley and the Tsuut’ina First Nation. The city of Calgary is also homeland to the historic Northwest Métis and to Métis Nation of Alberta, Region 3.