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Elections Calgary

Candidate information sessions

Elections Calgary is hosting a series of online information sessions. The sessions are for people interested in learning about the candidate nomination process.

If you’ve missed a session, the presentation slides, questions and answers, and video will be posted here.

Futures sessions are planned for 2021. Please visit this page for updates.

Session #1: How to submit nomination papers


The sessions include a presentation followed by questions and answers. Session topics include:

  • Local Authorities Election Act (LAEA)
  • Important dates and what’s new for 2021
  • Candidate eligibility
  • Nomination forms and how to submit forms
  • Campaign finances outside the campaign period