Elections Calgary is a division of the City’s Clerks Office responsible for independently and impartially administering:
- General elections and by-elections for The City of Calgary offices of mayor and councillors and the trustees of the Calgary Board of Education and Calgary Catholic School District;
- Vote of the electors on questions or bylaws directed by Council;
- Senate elections administered under the Alberta Senate Election Act and provincial referendum questions administered under the Referendum Act when directed to occur with a general election; and,
- Verifying petitions submitted in accordance with the Municipal Government Act.
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.