Elections Calgary


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All candidates must be eligible to vote in the election. All candidates must be:

  • at least 18 years old,
  • a Canadian citizen,
  • reside in Calgary on Election Day, and
  • reside in Calgary for the 6 months before Nomination Day.

Councillors and trustees in Calgary do not have live in the ward they wish to represent.

Separate school board trustee candidates have additional requirements under the Education Act.

Note: The information on this website is provided for the convenience of reference only. Candidates are subject to further requirements in the Local Authorities Election Act. Candidates are advised to refer to the LAEA and obtain legal advice regarding the full extent of their obligations.