Jul 19, 2021


Information for Electors

Pursuant to Section 1(i) if the Municipal Government Act an “elector” means a person who is eligible to vote in the election for a councillor under the Local Authorities Election Act.

Pursuant to Section 47(1) of the Local Authorities Election Act a person is eligible to vote
in an election if he:

  1. is at least 18 years old
  2. is a Canadian citizen, and
  3. has resided in Alberta for the 6 consecutive months immediately preceding election day and is resident in the area on election day.

A poll may be demanded in the Town of Elk Point by electors equal in number to at least 10% of the population, in accordance with the provisions of Section 223 and Section 266 of the Municipal Government Act.

The petition for a vote must be received by the Chief Administrative Officer within 15 days of the last publication of this notice and shall contain on each page “an identical statement of the purpose of the petition”. (Further requirements of the petition are provided in Section 224 of the Municipal Government Act.)

DATE of the last publication of this notice is the 27th of July, 2021.