|Nomination Period||January 1, 2021 to September 20, 2021 (12 p.m. noon)|
|Campaign Period||January 1, 2021 to December 31, 2021|
|Advance Voting Opportunities||TBD|
|Election Day||October 18, 2021|
|Campaign Disclosure Statement Deadline||March 1, 2022|
A person may be nominated as a candidate in the Town of Hinton municipal election if, on Nomination Day, the person is:
Sections 22 – 24 of the Local Authorities Election Act set out under what circumstances a person is not eligible for nomination. Anyone submitting a nomination is responsible for ensuring they are not in violation of any condition of eligibility.
Every nomination of a Candidate shall be completed through the submission of Nomination Form and Candidate’s Acceptance. Each nomination form must be fully completed, and include the signatures of at least 5 eligible Electors. To ensure validity of nominations, a Candidate may submit more than the required 5 Electors’ signatures. If a nomination is not signed by at least 5 Electors, the Returning Officer cannot accept the form.
The Town of Hinton does not collect a deposit to file nomination papers.
Nomination papers must be accepted by the Town's Returning Officer before a candidate can incur any campaign expenses or accept contributions.