Published on December 18, 2020

Election 2021: Are You an Aspiring Candidate?

Are you interested in running in the 2021 St. Albert Election as a candidate? The next St. Albert Election will be held on Monday, October 18, 2021. On this day, voters will cast their ballots to elect:

  • One Mayor
  • Six Councillors

Key Election Dates

Nomination Period January 1, 2021 to September 20, 2021
Election Day Monday, October 18, 2021
Special Ballot Application TBD
Advance Voting Opportunities TBD
Campaign Disclosure Statement Deadline March 1, 2022

NEW Nomination Period

For the 2021 Election, the nomination period will begin on January 1, 2021. Nomination papers may be submitted by using the secure drop box beside the front entry doors of St. Albert Place, or by mail/courier to the City of St. Albert. To submit your papers via mail/courier, please send them to the following mailing address:

  • St. Albert Place
    c/o Elections Coordinator, Legislative Services
    5 St. Anne Street
    St. Albert, AB 
    T8N 3Z9

Updated Local Authorities Election Act

The Local Authorities Election Act (LAEA) governs municipal and school division elections in Alberta. In 2020, the LAEA was updated and amendments were made relating to the following:

  • Nomination Period
  • Contributions to Campaigns
  • Third Party Advertising

Candidates and third-party advertisers are responsible to ensure their compliance with the legislation.

More Information

Visit the Candidate Information Page for the most up to date candidate information. If you have questions, please contact the Election Office (Phone: 780-418-6663 or Email

Like this content?

To receive our weekly newsletter, Subscribe to City Highlights

Related Pages

Last edited: December 23, 2020