Information for Candidates

The information within this section provides a brief introduction of the requirements for running for office in the Town of Ponoka. Candidates are responsible for understanding all legislation concerning elections, including nomination, eligibility, campaining restrictions, campaign finance and disclosure, election offences and prohibitions at voting stations. 

Candidate Information Package

A candidate Information Package is under development that will provide prospective candidates with additional information about running for Ponoka Town Council.  When finalized, this document will be available electronically on the Town website and by paper at Town Hall.

Additional Information and Resources

Town Policy, Guides and Tools

Bylaw No. 447-20 - Election Bylaw 

Bylaw No. 448-20 - Election Signage Bylaw

Nomination Information Package 

Candidate Information Package - coming soon


Election Forms

Form 4 - Nomination Form and Candidates Acceptance 

Form 5 - Candidate Financial Information 

Election Sign Acknowledgement Form


Other Resources 

Alberta Municipal Election Website

Alberta Queen's Printer

Alberta Urban Municipalities Association (AUMA)

Local Authorities Election Act

Municipal Government Act