Election Information

Nomination papers are available at the front desk at the Town Office, 2nd Floor, 131 Civic Centre Road during nomination period. 

Who is eligible for nomination?  You must be:

  • 18 years old
  • Canadian Citizen
  • Reside in Alberta for the 6 months preceding
  • Resident of Hinton for 6 consecutive months preceding nomination day (June 20th


Want to know what’s involved in the roles of Mayor or Councillor?  Want to know the rules for running in an election and if you are eligible?

The next Municipal Election will be held on October 16, 2017.  Commencing January 1, 2014, changes to the Local Authorities Election Act require all candidates intending to run in the next municipal election to register with the municipality prior to accepting campaign contributions.  If you intend to run as a candidate for municipal office in the 2017 Municipal Election, prior to accepting campaign contributions, please the following form:

Application for Registration of Notice of Intent to Become a Candidate for Municipal Office – Form 3A

And submit it to the Legislative & Executive Assistant at rwest@hinton.ca

This information is supplement to the:

Municipal Government Act

Local Authorities Election Act