Candidate Information

This page will be frequently updated with information for prospective candidates for the 2017 General Election as updates become available.

Please note that candidates are responsible for understanding the requirements, legislation and bylaws concerning elections, including: candidate registration, nomination, eligibility, campaigning restrictions, campaign signs, election offences, and prohibitions at voting stations.

Copies of the Local Authorities Election Act can be obtained through Alberta Queen’s Printer.

Election Candidate Registration

In accordance with the changes to the Local Authorities Election Act, the City Clerk’s Office will be maintaining a registry of individuals that intend to be candidates in future elections on or after January 1, 2014.

If someone wishes to run in future City of Spruce Grove elections and intends to begin raising funds and receive donations for that purpose, they must be registered with the Municipality under Section 147.21 of the Act before accepting any campaign contributions.

The future candidate must disclose his/her intent to run by providing the following information using the form below:

  1. Full name and address
  2. Location(s) where records of the candidate are maintained, and where any communications may be addressed,
  3. Names and addresses of financial institutions to be used for the purpose of depositing campaign contributions
  4. Names of the signing authorities for all institutions listed.

Changes to any of the information within the registry must be reported to the City Clerk’s Office within 48 hours of the changes taking effect in writing by mail, fax or electronic mail. Please be advised that the information contained within the directory is public.

Candidate Registration Form PDF