Municipal Elections will take place in Alberta on October 18, 2021. The nomination period for those interested in running for Councillor is now open from January 1 to September 20, 2021, at noon.



Those interested in running must meet the following eligibility criteria:

  • be at least 18 years old
  • reside in Athabasca County on Election Day
  • reside in Athabasca County six months before Nomination Day

Vacancies (9)

Division 1 – One Councillor

Division 2 – One Councillor

Division 3 – One Councillor

Division 4 – One Councillor

Division 5 – One Councillor

Division 6 – One Councillor

Division 7 – One Councillor

Division 8 – One Councillor

Division 9 – One Councillor


Official List of Candidate Nominations

Nominations for Athabasca County Division Councillors closed on September 20, 2021, at noon. This is the official list nominated candidates.


Unofficial Candidate List

This unofficial list includes contact information for each candidate.

Nomination Papers

Nomination papers for the position of Councillor, and other related information, can be obtained electronically by clicking on the button below.



For more information about being a Councillor and the Municipal Election refer to the links below:

> Rural Municipalities of Alberta – Running for Municipal Office

> What Every Councillor Needs to Know

> Municipal Government Act

> Local Authorities Election Act

> Divisional Boundaries Map


Notice of Election


Notice of Advance Vote

Voter Identification Requirements

Proof of identity and current residence is required to be able to vote in municipal elections. Voter Identification Requirements can be found here.


Municipal Senate Election and Referendum Proclamation 

The Alberta Senate Election is to be held October 18, 2021, in conjunction with the 2021 Municipal Election. The Alberta Senate Election is being held to select 3 Senate Nominees, according to the Alberta Senate Election Act, whose names are to be submitted by the Government of Alberta to the Queen’s Privy Council for Canada as a person(s) who may be summoned to the Senate of Canada for the purpose of filling a vacancies relating to Alberta.

The following questions are being asked of electors under the Referendum Act:

  • Should section 36(2) of the Constitution Act, 1982-Parliament and the government of Canada’s commitment to the principle of making equalization payments-be removed from the constitution?
  • Do you want Alberta to adopt year-round Daylight Savings Time, which is summer hours, eliminating the need to change our clocks twice a year?

To view the Municipal Senate Election and Referendum Proclamation, click here.


If you require further information, or have questions, please contact returning officer Leah Blair.

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