Become a candidate

You can become a candidate for one of the following:

  • Mayor
  • Councillor
  • Public school board trustee
  • Separate school board trustee

What do candidates need to know? 

Visit the Alberta Urban Municipalities Association (AUMA) 'Running for Municipal Office' webpage for answers to key questions such as: 

  • what it’s like to be a municipal elected official;
  • information on the process for running a municipal campaign;
  • how COVID will affect municipal campaigns and elections.

For details on the roles and responsibilities of Mayor and Councillors, see the 2021 Beaumont Election Candidate's Handbook.

For details on the roles and responsibilities of School Trustees, see Role of the School Trustee. 

The Local Authorities Election Act (LAEA) governs elections for Alberta's local jurisdictions, including Beaumont City Council and Beaumont School Boards. All candidates should check the LAEA for complete details on the nomination process.