Election 2017

The next Municipal Election will be held on Monday, October 16, 2017.  Camrose County voters elect Councillors in 7 Divisions.  To see a map of the Electoral Divisions and their current representative, please click here.  The Reeve is nominated at the Organizational Meeting each fall from among the elected officials.

In accordance with the changes to the Local Authorities Election Act, individuals must register their intention to be a candidate.  If someone wishes to run in the Camrose County Municipal Election, and intends to begin raising funds and receiving donations for that purpose, they MUST be registered with Camrose County under Section 147.2 of the Elections Act before accepting any campaign contributions.  Find the Nomination Paper and Candidate's Acceptance Form here.

The future candidate must disclose his/her intent to run by submitting the attached form to Camrose County.  The information will be compiled in a directory by Camrose County Administration and will be public information.

Election Additional Information:

Municipal Government Candidate Guide

Camrose County's Candidate Information Guide - everything you need to know about running for Council and what happens after!

Election Sign Information from Alberta Transportation

Voter Eligibility & Identification Requirements:

You are eligible to vote if you meet all of the following criteria:

  • You are at least 18 years of age on or before Election Day
  • You are a Canadian citizen
  • You have lived in Alberta for the six consecutive months immediately preceding Election Day
  • Your place of residence is in the voting Division on Election Day
  • If you have provided the required proof of eligibility as required by Section 53 of the Local Authorities Election Act
  • You have not already voted before in the election.

Please be advised a change to the Local Authorities Act requires that all Voters must provide identification which must produce proof of the Person’s identity and current address.

The identification must be one (1) of the following:

  • Operator/Driver’s license
  • Government photo identification card
  • Or other Chief Electoral Officer approved identification which must show the name and address of the elector.

Types of Chief Electoral Officer approved identification allowed must show the name and address of the elector. Examples of appropriate ID include:

  • Attestation of Identity and Residence issued by the authorized representative of a correctional institution;
  • Attestation of Residence issued by the authorized representative (landlord) of a commercial property management company;
  • Attestation of Residence issued by the responsible authority of a Supportive Living Facility;
  • Bank/Credit card statement or personal cheque;
  • Correspondence issued by a school, college or university;
  • Government cheque or cheque hub;
  • Income/property tax assessment notice;
  • Insurance policy or coverage card;
  • Letter from a public curator, public guardian or public trustee;
  • One of the following, issued by the responsible authority of a shelter or soup kitchen:
    • Attestation of residence, letter of stay, admission form or statement of benefits;
  • Pension Plan statement of benefits, contributions or participation;
  • Residential lease or mortgage statement;
  • Statement of government benefits, eg employment insurance, old-age security, social assistance, disability support or child tax benefit;
  • Utility bill, eg telephone, public utilities commission, television, hydro, gas or water; and
  • Vehicle ownership or insurance certificate.