Thursday, June 3, 2010

Municipal General Election Candidates’ Nomination Packages Now Available

Information books and nomination papers are now available for Calgarians who wish to run for public office in the 2010 Calgary Municipal General Election.

Whether you’re interested the position of Mayor, Alderman or School Trustee, information books and nomination papers are now available at the Election and Information Services Office located at 1103-55 Avenue N.E. between 8:30 a.m. and 4:00 p.m.

Requirements to run for positions in public office vary. Candidates for Mayor need 100 signatures from eligible electors living within the City of Calgary along with a $500 deposit.

Those interested in running for Aldermen need 100 signatures, and Public or Separate School Trustee need 25 signatures from eligible electors living in the ward in which they are running. Both require a $100 deposit.
Candidates must file their completed nomination papers by Monday, September 20 at the Engineering Traditions Committee Room in City Hall between 9:00 a.m. and 12:00 noon. For more information, call the office at 403-476-4100 (option 1).

October 18, 2010 is Election Day. Candidates and eligible voters can visit for more information or on Facebook at

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