General Election 2017

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A Council for Chestermere is elected every four years (Prior to 2013, a Council was elected every 3 years).

The next election will be 

Monday, October 16, 2017

2017 Election Candidates

Candidates are not considered official candidates until their nomination papers have been accepted on Nomination Day: September 18, 2017 but you can find out which candidates have registered with the City (as a requirement before accepting campaign contributions). 

Candidate Information

Thinking of running for Council? Visit our Candidate Information Page to learn more about the requirements and regulations around running for Council in the City of Chestermere. 

Voter Information

To vote in the Chestermere municipal election, you must:    
  • be at least 18 years old 
  • be a Canadian citizen
  • have resided in Alberta for the 6 consecutive months immediately preceding election day
  • have your place of residence located in the City of Chestermere on election day.
  • Show government issued photo ID to verify your identity, name, age and address.
  • In addition to showing identification, every elector, before voting, must complete a statement, in the prescribed form, that he/she is eligible to vote in that election and that she/he has not voted anywhere else. 

For more information about voting requirements and process, visit the
 Voter Information Page. 

Past Elections

Interested in past election information? Visit this page for a list of past candidates.


Contact the Returning Officer by email or call (587) 830-2842