Municipal Election Information

voteThe next general election for urban municipalities (cities, towns, villages) will take place Wednesday October 26, 2016.

Nomination Day
Nominations can be filed at the town office any time during regular office hours and from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. on Nomination Day. Nomination Day is September 21, 2016.

Who Can Run?
Persons eligible for nomination as a candidate in an urban municipality must:
• be at least 18 years old on Election Day;
• be a Canadian citizen;
• have resided in the municipality for at least 3 consecutive months immediately preceding the date nomination paper is submitted; and have resided in Saskatchewan for at least 6 consecutive months immediately preceding the date nomination paper is submitted.

Nomination papers must be signed by at least 5 voters of the municipality or ward (if applicable), in urban municipalities with a population of less than 20,000.

Who Can Vote?
Eligible voters must be:
• at least 18 years old on Election Day;
• a Canadian citizen;
• a resident of Saskatchewan for at least 6 consecutive months
immediately preceding election day; and either:
a) a resident of the municipality for at least 3 consecutive months immediately
preceding the day of the election: or;
b) an owner of assessable land for at least 3 consecutive months immediately
preceding the day of the election.

Advance Poll
One or more advance polls will operate during the weeks immediately before Election Day. Voting at Advance Polls is conducted in the same manner as at a regular poll. The locations and hours of all Advance Polls are listed on the Notice of Advance Poll, will be advertised by the town in the upcoming months.

It doesn’t matter how you vote, the important thing is that you vote

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