2021 Municipal Election

2021 Municipal Election

Election Information

The next regular Municipal General Election will take place on October 18, 2021. The Village of Innisfree will also be responsible for a senate election.

Nominations for the Municipal General Election are now open and will close at 12:00 P.M. (NOON) on September 20, 2021.

Candidate Information

Form 4 - Nomination Paper and Candidate Acceptance

Form 5 - Candidate Information 

Form 11 - Enumerator, Candidate of Official Agent

Form 26 - Campaign Disclosure Statement and Financial Statements

Running for Municipal Office in Alberta; Guide for Candidates 

Candidate Guide to the Election Finances and Contributions Disclosure Act


For more information please visit: https://www.alberta.ca/municipal-elections-overview.aspx

Fillable forms can be found at: https://www.alberta.ca/municipal-election-forms.aspx

Should you need assistance with the printing of the forms/packages, please contact the Village Office and we would be happy to assist.

Should you wish the speak with the Returning Officer, please call (780) 592-3886, email: cao@innisfree.ca or book an appointment to meet in-person. 

Should you wish to drop off a completed Nomination Package for the 2021 Municipal Election, please contact the Village Office and book your appointment today.  

Notice of Nomination Day

Notice of Nomination Day
Local Authorities Election Act
(Section 26)


LOCAL JURISDICTION: Village of Innisfree, Province of Alberta

Notice is hereby given that Nomination Day is September 20, 2021 and that nominations for the election of candidates for the following offices will be received at the location of the local jurisdiction office set out below within the period beginning on January 1, 2021 and ending at 12:00 NOON on Nomination Day. 

Office(s) Number of Vacancies  Ward of Electoral Division Number (if applicable)
Councillor 3 n/a

Location (Address) of Local Jurisdiction Office:

Village of Innisfree Administration Office
5116 - 50 Avenue, PO Box 69
Innisfree, AB
T0B 2G0

Dated at the Village of Innisfree, in the Province of Alberta, this 20th day of July, 2021.


Signed by: Brooke Magosse, Returning Officer

Notice to File Nomination Papers

A person may file a nomination to become a candidate for the 2021 municipal election which is to be held on October 18, 2021, within the period beginning January 1, 2021, ending at 12 noon on nomination day, September 20, 2021. 

Nominations for the election of candidates in the Village of Innisfree will be received at the Village of Innisfree Administration office between the hours of 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 noon and 1:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m., Monday to Friday excluding statutory holidays.  

Candidates must have their nomination papers filed by 12:00 noon on nomination day, September 20, 2021, four (4) weeks prior to Election Day.

The list of Village of Innisfree candidates who have filed their nomination papers to run in the 2021 municipal election can be viewed below. A final official list of candidates will be available after nomination day, September 20, 2021.

A person may request to examine the filed nomination papers during regular business hours and in the presence of the returning officer.

2021 Candidates

*Information is currently unavailable*

2021 Senate Election Proclamation

Local Jurisdiction: Village of Innisfree, Alberta 

A) For the purpose of electing   3   person(s) according to the Alberta Senate Election Act, whose name(s) is(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 vacancy(-ies) relating to Alberta, and 

B) For the purpose of holding a vote on the following referendum question(s) 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 Saving Time, which is summer hours, eliminating the need to change our clocks twice a year?

Public Notice is hereby given to the electors that the following are fixed pursuant to the Alberta Senate Election Act and Alberta Referendum Act:

Nomination of Candidates:

COMMENCING immediately and continuing until 2:00 P.M. on September 20, 2021 excluding Sunday's and holidays, nomination papers may be filed with the Office of the Chief Electoral Officer during normal business hours at 100, 11510 Kingsway NW, Edmonton, AB T5G 2Y5, for a candidate under the Alberta Senate Election Act.

Election Day:

Voting will take place on October 18, 2021 between the hours of 10:00 A.M. and 8:00 P.M. unless an elected authority has passed a bylaw to open voting stations before 10:00 A.M..

Announcement of Official Results by Chief Electoral Officer:

The announcement of the tabulation of the official results will take place at the Office of the Chief Electoral Officer at 100, 11510 Kingsway NW, Edmonton, AB T5G 2Y5, on October 26, 2021 at 11:00 A.M.. 

Returning Officer:

Additional information concerning the Senate Election may be obtained from the Office of the Chief Electoral Officer, at 1-877-422-8683 (VOTE) or by email info@elections.ab.ca, or from the returning officer in the applicable voting area:

Brooke Magosse, Returning Officer
5116 - 50 Avenue, Innisfree, AB T0B 2G0
Telephone: 780-592-3886 
Email: cao@innisfree.ca 


Issued on: June 23, 2021     by Glen Resler, Chief Electoral Officer


Click HERE to view the PDF version of the 2021 Municipal Senate Election and Referendum Proclamation.

Voter Eligibility

According to Section 47 of the Local Authorities Election Act, a person is eligible to vote in an election held pursuant to this Act if the person:

  • is at least 18 years old;
  • is a Canadian citizen;
  • has resided in Alberta for the 6 consecutive months immediately preceding election day and the person's place of residence is located in the area on election day.

Click the link for more information: Voter ID Requirements 

Important Dates

January 1, 2021 Nomination Period Opens
September 20, 2021 at 12:00 P.M. Nomination Period Closes
September 21, 2021 at 12:00 P.M. Nomination withdrawal deadline
October 5, 2021 from 4:00 P.M. to 7:00 P.M. Advance Voting Day
October 18, 2021 from 10:00 A.M. to 8:00 P.M. Election Day
October 22, 2021 at 12:00 P.M. Official Election Results Announced
November 8, 2021 Last day to apply for a judicial recount