Election 2017 - Candidate Information Guide now available

April 10, 2017

Election 2017 - Candidate Information Guide now available

The Election 2017 - Candidate Information Guide is now available for citizens considering running for office in the Strathcona County municipal election.

Information includes: duties and responsibilities of elected officials, remuneration and benefits, candidate qualifications, campaign requirements, nomination process, ward maps and other election details.

Nomination Day is September 18. Election Day is October 16.

Voters will elect the positions: Mayor, Councillors (8) for Strathcona County, and Board Trustees for Elk Island Catholic Schools and Elk Island Public Schools – all to serve a four-year term in office.

The Candidate Information Guide is available online.

A paper copy of the guide can be picked up at the Election Office - 3rd Floor, North Tower, Community Centre, 401 Festival Lane in Sherwood Park.

The Election Office is open weekdays: 8:30 a.m. to 12 noon and 1 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. Telephone: 780-400-2017. 


Set in the centre of Alberta’s energy and agricultural heartland, Strathcona County is a thriving, successful and vibrant community of over 98,000 residents. Strathcona County is made up of the urban area of Sherwood Park and a large adjacent rural area of farms, acreages and smaller hamlets. It is home to 75 per cent of refining in Western Canada. With a focus on economic, governance, social, cultural and environmental sustainability, Strathcona County is committed to balancing the unique needs of its diverse community.


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Strathcona County Communications, 780-410-6595