2021 Municipal Election 

Monday, October 18, 2021

In Lamont County, each of the five electoral divisions elects one Councillor to a term of office for four years. There is no limit on the number of times a Councillor can be re-elected. After the general municipal election, the five Councillors elect from among themselves a Reeve and a Deputy Reeve at an Organizational Meeting each year in October.

This webpage is intended to provide all the information you need to participate in the 2021 municipal election as a candidate and an elector. Information will be updated periodically; if you would like to be informed of updates as they happen, click the "subscribe" button on the left sidebar, and check the box to receive updates from this page.

Please direct any questions about the election to the Returning Officer, Johnathan Strathdee.

Candidate Information

Eligibility
You are eligible to run as a candidate if you meet ALL of the following criteria:
  • At least 18 years of age on Nomination Day
  • Canadian citizen
  • Resident of the local jurisdiction for the six consecutive months immediately preceding Nomination Day
  • In a municipality with a ward system, you must be a resident of the ward or the electoral division in which you intend to run for the six consecutive months immediately preceding Nomination Day.
Nomination Information Package (.pdf)
Nominations
New for 2021, the Local Authorities Election Act (LAEA) prescribes nomination period begins January 1 (Monday January 4, 2021) until 12:00 p.m. on Monday September 20, 2021.

The official list of Lamont County candidates who have filed their nomination papers to run in the 2021 Municipal Election will be posted on the Lamont County website as they are received.
Nomination Forms (.pdf)

Local Election Rule Changes

The Government of Alberta has updated the Local Authorities Election Act that outlines election rules in municipalities, school boards, Metis Settlements and irrigation districts. The following Bills have been passed since the last Municipal Election was held:
Please view the pages below for important summary of changes for candidates:

Voter Information

Eligibility
You are eligible to vote if you meet ALL of the following criteria:
  • At least 18 years of age
  • Canadian citizen
  • Lived in Alberta for six consecutive months immediately preceding Election Day
  • Resident of Lamont County
  • Provided the required proof of eligibility as required by Section 53 of the Local Authorities Election Act.
Elector Forms (.pdf)

Historical Election Details*

2017 Election Results

Division
Name
# of Votes
1 Daniel Warawa Acclaimed
2 Wayne Woldanski 153
2 George Kolmas 94
2 Michael Burant 90
3 David Diduck 221
3 Robert Payton 39
4 Roy Anaka 113
4 Terry Levicki 60
5 Neil Woitas 145
5 Robert Malica 141

Historical Voter Turnout

Election
Year
Actual
Voters
Eligible
Voters
Elected
Councillors
Acclaimed
Councillors
2017 1056 n/a 4 1
2013 1121 2323 4 1
2010 1139 2894 4 1
2007 1563 2956 4 0
2004 1126 3000 4 0
2001 1023 3000 3 1

*All historical voting information was taken from Alberta Municipal Affairs.