For Candidates

Town of Beaumont Municipal Election will be held on October 16, 2017. Nomination Day is September 18, 2017.

Important Notice for Candidates

Vote Candidate

Prior to accepting or using funds or donations for the purpose of campaigning, “Candidates are required to register an Application for Registration of Notice of Intent to Become a Candidate for Municipal Office with Beaumont, Alberta.


Qualifications of a Candidate


Pursuant to Section 21 of the Act, you may be nominated as a candidate if on Nomination Day (September 18, 2017) you:

a) are at least eighteen (18) years of age;
b) are a Canadian citizen;
c) have been a resident of the local jurisdiction and the ward, if any, for the 6 consecutive months immediately preceding nomination day (since March 18, 2017), and 
d) are not otherwise ineligible or disqualified.

INELIGIBILITY


Section 22

22(1) A person is not eligible to be nominated as a candidate in any election under this
         Act if on nomination day
a) the person is the auditor of the local jurisdiction for which the election is to be held;
b) the person is an employee of the local jurisdiction for which the election is to be
    held unless the person takes a leave of absence under this section;
c) the person is indebted to the municipality of which the person is an elector for
    taxes in default exceeding $50, excluding from that amount
i) any indebtedness for current taxes, and
ii) any indebtedness for arrears of taxes for which the person has entered into a
           consolidation agreement with the municipality, unless the person is in default in the
           payment of any money due under the agreement;
d) the person is indebted to the local jurisdiction for which the election is to be
    held for any debt exceeding $500 and in default for more than 90 days;
(d.1) the person has, within the previous 10 years, been convicted of an offence
under this Act, the Election Act or the Canada Elections Act (Canada).
(e),(f ) repealed 2006 c22 s13.

(1.1) A person is not eligible to be nominated as a candidate for election as a trustee of
        a school board if on nomination day the person is employed by
a) a school district or division,
b) a charter school, or
c) a private school,
    in Alberta unless the person takes a leave of absence under this section.
(1.2) A person is not eligible to be nominated as a candidate for election as a
        Councillor if
a) the secretary transmitted a report to council under section 147.8(1) in respect of
the person,
b) the Court did not dispense with, or extend the time for, compliance with section
147.4 by an order under section 147.8(3), and
c) subject to subsection (1)(d.1), nomination day for the election occurs within
i) the 8‑year period following the day on which the secretary transmitted the
report to council, or
ii) where the disclosure statement required by section 147.4 has been filed with
the municipality, the 3-year period following the day of filing,whichever period expires first.
(1.3) Subsection (1.2) applies where a report has been transmitted under section
147.8(1) respecting a campaign period beginning on or after January 1, 2014.