Candidate Information

Candidate Information


Candidates for the Office of Councillor 

Eligible Candidates - Qualifications 

To become a candidate, you must be: 

  • at least 18 years of age
  • a Canadian citizen
  • a resident of the City of Grande Prairie since March 19, 2022

Nomination Submission Requirements: 

Each candidate must submit the following in-person to the Returning Officer by September 19, 2022, at 12 noon: 

A completed Nomination Paper (Form 4) must be: 

  • printed on legal size paper 8.5 inches x 14 inches
  • signed by a minimum of 25 eligible electors to vote in the Election and that reside in the City of Grande Prairie on the date of signing the Nomination Paper; 
  • sworn (or affirm) the candidate’s acceptance on the Nomination Paper in the presence of the Returning Officer, a Commissioner for Oaths or Notary Public in and for Alberta; and 
  • accompanied by a deposit of one hundred dollars ($100.00). This deposit is payable by cash (no debit), certified cheque, or money order made payable to the “City of Grande Prairie”.  

A completed Candidate Financial Information (Form 5) - Financial Institution Information.

To learn more, view the Candidate Information Package for Councillors.