2013 Municipal Election: Candidate Information Packages Now Available

Residents interested in running in the 2013 general election for Mayor, Council and/or School Board Trustees can now access the Candidate Information Package on the municipal website under the ‘Municipal Government’ tab (Candidate Information Package).

The Candidate Information Package is intended to assist potential candidates and contains answers to the most frequently asked questions regarding election procedures, and important facts candidates should be aware of.  It also includes the Alberta Municipal Affairs Information and Interpretation Bulletins outlining the most significant amendments made in December to the Local Authorities Election Act.

Nomination Day in the Regional Municipality of Wood Buffalo is Monday, September 23 and Election Day is October 21, 2013.

Candidate Information Sessions will be offered by the Regional Municipality of Wood Buffalo prior to Nomination Day. Dates and time will be posted on the municipal website atwww.woodbuffalo.ab.ca. Candidate Orientation Training Sessions will also be offered through Municipal Affairs and will be announced at a later date. Further information relative to municipal elections can be obtained at www.municipalaffairs.alberta.ca.