Municipal Election

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Kneehill County voters elect Councillors in seven districts. The Reeve and Deputy Reeve are elected annually at the Organizational Meeting.

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Check out our Candidate Handbook. (6 MB)

Training is available for individuals running for local office:  Alberta Leaders Training Information.

In accordance with the changes to the Local Authorities Election Act, individuals must register their intention to be a candidate. If someone wishes to run in the Kneehill County Municipal Election and intends to begin raising funds and receiving donations for that purpose, they MUST be registered with Kneehill County under Section 147.2 of the Elections Act before accepting campaign contributions.

To register, candidates complete and submit the original Registration of Intent to become a Candidate application to Kneehill County, Legislative Services, Box 400, 1600 2nd Street NE, Three Hills, Alberta, T0M 2A0.

Candidates for the 2017 Municipal Election who accept campaign contributions are required to disclose:
  • Full name and address
  • Address where candidate records are maintained.
  • Names and addresses of financial institutions where campaign contributions are deposited
  • Names of signing authorities for all institutions listed
  • Once the intention to run has been filed, candidates must report any information changes to Legislative Services in writing by email, mail or fax within 48 hours of the changes.
For more information, please contact:

Maureen Chalack, Returning Officer
1600-2nd Street NE
Three Hills, AB T0M 2A0
Email: returningofficer@kneehillcounty.com

Nomination Eligibility--potential candidates must meet ALL of the following criteria:

  • eligible to vote in this election
  • a resident of Kneehill County and electoral district for six consecutive months prior to nomination day
  • not otherwise ineligible or disqualified (See Section 22 of the Local Authorities Election Act for Ineligibility of Candidates)

Nomination and Acceptance Form